Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Apr 6, 2016
Provides Unbiased, Fact-Based Information on GOP-led Investigation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and her Democratic colleagues on the House Select Investigative Panel announced the launch of a new website.   The website is intended to be used as a tool for Members of Congress, the public, and the press to better understand the work of the Panel and to

Mar 30, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, released this statement in reaction to Donald Trump’s comments today that "there has to be some form o

Mar 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congresswoman DeGette released the following statement in response to the Republican Chair of the Select Investigative Panel’s plan to issue 17 additional subpoenas:

Mar 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette issued the following statement hailing Donna Lynne’s work for Colorado and supporting her nomination for Lieutenant Governor.

Mar 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)issued the following statement following a meeting at the White House with Vice President Joe Biden on H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.

Mar 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – One day after the National Football League (NFL) admitted at a House Energy and Commerce Committee roundtable that there is a link between football and degenerative brain disorders, U.S. Rep.

Mar 10, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, as President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announce new commitment to combat climate change, 75 Democratic Members of Congress wrote to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, encouraging the agency to finalize proposed rules for new and modified sources of methane emission and to develop proposals to regulate existing sources of methane in the oil and gas in

Mar 8, 2016
Government By the People Act Would Make Congress More Responsive to the Needs of Everyday Citizens

DENVER, CO – During a roundtable at the Community College of Denver, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (CO-01) and John Sarbanes (MD-03) unveiled the Government By the People Act (H.R 20), a bold new reform that would help everyday people in Denver and across the country fight back against wealthy and well-connected special interests.