Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX), leading members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today issued the following statement on a new bipartisan, bicameral proposal to reform U.S. chemical safety efforts under the Toxic Substances Control Act:

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and three colleagues – Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the bill introduced by House Republicans that would provide insufficient funding to combat the Zika virus:

May 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and two other leading pro-choice members of Congress voiced disappointment regarding the Supreme Court’s order on Zubik v. Burwell today.

May 13, 2016 Press Release

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Thank you so much Mr. Chairman for having this follow-up hearing on our round-table that we held on concussions and brain trauma earlier this year. 

May 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Diana DeGette and the other Democratic members of the Select Investigative Panel sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling on him to end Chair Marsha Blackburn’s abusive investigation, which is being conducted in vi

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Five members of Congress who have been pushing for new regulations on methane emissions across the United States applauded the release today of the Environmental Protection Agency’s finalized rule for methane limits in the oil and gas sector.

May 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said American children are safer and can look forward to a healthier future thanks to today’s final rule bringing regulation of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products u

May 4, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) is at the forefront of a congressional effort to protect young American players of basketball, football and other sports from repetitive brain trauma.  Today, she and colleagues on the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent

May 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), together with other top congressional leaders on energy security matters, has asked the U.S. Energy Department for specifics about our country’s efforts to stop the illegal transfer of nuclear materials overseas.  Such materials could be used to harm Americans here at home or in U.S. facilities around the world.