As the new Chair of Energy and Commerce's Oversight and Investigations subcommittee, it is now my responsibility to ensure that some of our most prominent federal agencies are working in the best interest of Americans. I will work tirelessly to ensure that they are working for us -- and that means taking real, meaningful steps to combat climate change and make health care more affordable for all Americans. --Diana DeGette
President Trump's decision to rescind DACA is a crushing blow to more than 17,000 DREAMers in Colorado, but our fight isn't over. I will continue working to pass legislation, such as the Dream Act, that helps these young men and women remain in this country and achieve their American dream.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), the co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced legislation today to expand access to a Medicare program that teaches patients with diabetes how to best manage their diabetes and cope with its effects.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today urged state leaders to investigate reports that more than a half-dozen Colorado oil and gas companies are allegedly fracking along the Front Range without the necessary permits and in violation of federal law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – How much hydrogen cyanide can a refinery safely pump into the atmosphere without harming nearby residents? The Environmental Protection Agency does not know.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined with several of her Democratic colleagues today to introduce legislation that would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – They’re called “junk” health care plans because they don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act. They don’t provide coverage for prescription drugs or maternity care or people with pre-existing conditions.