Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Sep 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A senior Department of Health and Human Services official testified before Congress Thursday that he started sounding alarms that the Trump administration’s family-separation policy would “pose an unacceptable danger to the child” 14 months before it was put in place.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers – led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) – is calling on the governors of 16 states to explain how their state has used billions of dollars in federal funding to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic – and whether that funding is making a difference in some of the hardest-hit areas.

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) today announced the formation of a new congressional caucus aimed at curbing the nation’s teen-vaping epidemic.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations panel, announced today that it will hold a hearing next week on the administration’s treatment of thousands of migrant children in U.S. custody.

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations panel, U.S. Rep.

Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to reinstate a nationwide ban on high-capacity gun magazines.

Aug 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A key House committee announced today that it will be returning early from the scheduled recess to take up a series of gun-safety-related bills in response to the deadly shootings that recently took place in Texas, California and Ohio.

Aug 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of U.S. lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, are calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to immediately call the Senate back into session to pass H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act and H.R.

Aug 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the aftermath of three devastating mass shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Dina Titus (D-NV), and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) are again calling on Congress to pass their bicameral legislation to ban high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

Jul 26, 2019 Press Release

DENVER, CO – Can you make an app for that? U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) wants to know.

DeGette, who represents Colorado’s First Congressional district, announced today that she will be hosting the district’s first-ever Congressional App Challenge for middle and high school students.