Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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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.

Mar 2, 2016
Pro-Choice Allies at the Supreme Court Steps Call for Access to Constitutionally-Protected Health Care

Washington, D.C. – As the Supreme Court begins hearing oral arguments today in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, members of the House Pro-Choice Caucus called on the court to uphold Roe v. Wade and reject efforts to undermine a woman’s constitutionally protected right to make her own choices about her body.

Feb 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC) led their colleagues to pass H.R. 4444, a bipartisan bill that will update the Department of Energy’s conservation standards and continue to encourage the innovations in LED lighting that have accelerated over the last decade.

Feb 26, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO-01) and Renee Ellmers (R-NC-02) led their colleagues to advance their bill, the EPS Improvement Act of 2016 through committee. The EPS Improvement Act of 2016 would ensure Light Emitting Diode (LED)-lighting technology is able to continue its proven track-record of energy-efficiency innovation.