To ensure that Colorado’s most treasured landscapes remain protected – and available for generations to enjoy – Rep. DeGette is working to pass legislation known as the Colorado Wilderness Act into law.
Rep. DeGette has been leading the charge to cut our nation’s carbon emissions, curb methane waste and pollution, and promote environmental justice – all in an effort to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change.
Rep. DeGette, whose district includes Columbine High School, has been an outspoken advocate for enacting new commonsense gun safety measures to help protect our communities.
Rep. DeGette is working to protect our children from the dangers of tobacco and nicotine.
Rep. DeGette has led the historic effort to accelerate the pace of cures and medical breakthroughs in the United States. This work continues with Cures 2.0.
As co-chair of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, Rep. DeGette is working to lower the cost of insulin.