Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 15, 2019

Washington, DC – Just hours after being named the Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Committee, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today the hiring of Dr. Manik Roy as her new Climate Change and Environment Policy Director.

Jan 15, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) was named the Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s powerful and far-reaching Oversight and Investigations panel today.

Jan 14, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with Representatives Eliot Engel (D-NY), Susan Brooks (R-IN), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) have introduced H.R. 501, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019, to assist with potential poison exposures and help combat the national opioid epidemic.

Jan 11, 2019

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (CO-01), Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), Jason Crow (CO-06) and Joe Neguse (CO-02) released a joint statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the partial government shutdown:

Jan 10, 2019

Washington, DC – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the president’s visit to McAllen, TX today. DeGette was one of two dozen House members who visited McAllen, TX in June to get a firsthand look at the situation on the ground there.

Jan 9, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today led a bicameral group of more than 200 members of Congress in calling on the Trump administration to rescind a newly proposed rule that seeks to limit women’s access to abortion care.

Jan 9, 2019

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement after President Trump’s televised Oval Office address to the nation:

Jan 8, 2019

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation aimed at improving and speeding up the federal Food and Drug Administration’s process for evaluating new over-the-counter (OTC) medications to determine whether they are safe enough to be sold to consumers without a prescription.

Dec 21, 2018

Washington, DC – Rep. Diana DeGette released the following statement after funding expired for nine federal departments and numerous agencies:

“Families in Colorado and across America should be enjoying the holiday season with their loved ones. Instead, this shutdown is forcing many to worry about their livelihoods during what should be a relaxing and celebratory time of year.

Dec 18, 2018

Washington, DC – Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) led 68 of her fellow House Democrats in submitting technical comments opposing an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to weaken emissions standards for methane and other compounds.