Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The system is broken,” U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel that’s currently investigating the rising cost of insulin, told a panel of drug makers and pharmacy executives who were summoned to appear before Congress today to explain why the cost of the life-saving drug has continued to rise in recent years.

Apr 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) introduced legislation today to overhaul the U.S. military’s policy on providing servicemembers and their families with family-planning counseling services and coverage for contraceptives.

Apr 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel that’s investigating the skyrocketing cost of insulin, announced today that all three U.S. manufacturers of insulin will be appearing before Congress next week.

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Apr 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced a resolution today to recognize the vital role that local journalists play in promoting good governance and accountability.

Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation today seeking to bring down the cost of certain biologic drugs, such as insulin, by making it easier for drug makers to get generic versions of those drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today that would prevent the federal government from enforcing its prohibition on marijuana in states, such as Colorado, where it is legal for residents to possess and use the drug.

Mar 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel that’s currently investigating the rising cost of insulin, announced today that her committee will hold its first of two hearings on the skyrocketing cost of the drug next Tuesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

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.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

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.

Mar 19, 2019 Press Release

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.

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