Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Feb 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) sponsored legislation filed today to ban the sale, manufacture or possession of any new military-style assault weapons.

Feb 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement on the president’s decision to declare a national emergency:

Feb 13, 2019
The ‘Every Kid in a Park’ program allows fourth-grade students to enter all federally-managed public lands for free

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO) introduced bipartisan legislation today to make permanent an existing national parks program that allows U.S. fourth-grade students, and their families, to visit any federally-managed parks, lands or waters for free for an entire year.

Feb 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just days before the one-year anniversary of the tragic mass-shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a group of federal lawmakers is introducing legislation aimed at preventing another similar attack from occurring elsewhere in the U.S.

 

Feb 12, 2019
The drug is up to ten times more powerful than fentanyl and 1,000 times more powerful than morphine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide documents related to its approval of Dsuvia, a new formulation of the opioid painkiller sufentanil.

 

Feb 5, 2019

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on the president’s State of the Union speech this evening:

Feb 4, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel investigating the Trump administration’s child-separation policy, today announced the full list of witnesses set to testify this week at the committee’s first oversight hearing on the administration’s controversial policy.

Jan 31, 2019
Colorado’s Rep. Diana DeGette will chair the panel’s hearing on the controversial policy

Washington, DC. – The chairman of the House oversight panel investigating the Trump administration’s child-separation policy, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), announced today that her committee will hold its first hearing on the administration’s controversial policy one week from today.

Jan 30, 2019
Lawmakers calling on major U.S. pharmaceutical companies to justify price hike

Washington, DC – Two of the top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee joined forces today in calling on the heads of three major U.S. pharmaceutical companies to explain the recent skyrocketing cost of insulin.

Jan 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today joined with several of her House colleagues to introduce legislation that would block the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban policy.

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