Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jun 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation today to help lower consumers’ overall health care costs by making more over-the-counter medications available to patients.

Jun 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement today in response to the president’s decision to delay an Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation targeting immigrant families in Denver and elsewhere:

Jun 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This morning, following reports last night that administration immigration authorities would target people for deportation in several cities across the U.S. this weekend, including in Denver, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Jason Crow (D-CO) released the following joint statement:

Jun 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a comment from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), who represents the Denver area, on reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is preparing to conduct operations targeting immigrants in several areas of the country, including in her district:

Jun 20, 2019
The Colorado Democrat cites situation in Elyria-Swansea and Globeville as reasons why Congress must act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) that will require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to identify and clean up 100 communities across the nation that are disproportionally suffering from large amounts of pollution caused by nearby facilities.

Jun 20, 2019
DeGette, others file amicus brief in case claiming Interior’s roll back of Methane Waste Rule violates federal law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of 51 U.S. lawmakers, led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), filed an amicus brief today in support of a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to roll back a key Obama-era air-quality rule that limited the amount of methane that oil and gas producers can release into the atmosphere.

Jun 19, 2019
Administration’s changes to the program threaten to put the health and well-being of millions of low-income women at risk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Health and Human Services Deputy Assistant Secretary Diane Foley, the top Trump administration official in charge of the nation’s Title X family-planning program, will testify Wednesday before a key Congressional panel that’s investigating the administration’s efforts to undermine the program.

Jun 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers, led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Ben McAdams (D-UT), introduced legislation today to create an independent, blue-ribbon commission to begin the process of reforming the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Jun 17, 2019

DENVER, CO – The chair of the U.S. House subcommittee investigating the U.S. Olympic Committee’s handling of sexual abuse cases in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal unveiled new legislation today to create an independent, blue-ribbon commission to begin the process of reforming the USOC.

Jun 13, 2019
Rep. DeGette to convene hearing next week on admin’s actions to block millions from abortion providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations panel, announced Wednesday that her subcommittee will be holding a hearing next week to investigate the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to undermine the nation’s Title X family planning program.