Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 23, 2020
More than 50 members of Congress sign letter calling on executive branch to act to curb teen-vaping epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 50 members of Congress – led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Eliot Engel (D-NY) – today called on the Trump administration to issue new rules banning the sale of flavored nicotine products that experts say have led to the nation’s teen-vaping epidemic.

Jan 22, 2020
Top five e-cigarette manufacturers to testify before key House panel Feb. 5

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the number of teens vaping across the country continues to rise, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are preparing to grill some of the nation’s top e-cigarette manufactures on their role in the crisis.

Jan 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a comment from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), who presided over the House for today’s debate, on the chamber’s vote to appoint impeachment managers and formally submit two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for trial:

Jan 14, 2020
DeGette, others call on feds to take steps to combat ‘growing threat’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers – led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) – are raising concerns today about the increasing use of stimulants, such as cocaine and methamphetamine, among Americans in recent years.

Jan 13, 2020
Federal lawmakers want to know ‘what’s working and what’s not’ as they search for ways to stem nationwide crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As federal lawmakers search for ways to curb the nation’s opioid epidemic, a key Congressional oversight panel tomorrow will hear directly from state health officials on the front lines of the fight to curb the nation’s opioid epidemic about what’s working, and what’s not.

Jan 9, 2020
Proposed changes to National Environmental Policy Act would allow federal agencies to ignore impact on climate change

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Francis Rooney (R-FL) are calling on their colleagues in the House to oppose the Trump administration’s latest attempt to gut one of the nation’s most effective environmental protection laws.

Jan 8, 2020
Legislation to include Rep. Diana DeGette’s proposal to create new federal clean-energy standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of federal lawmakers today unveiled the framework of an ambitious new plan to help combat the global climate crisis by cutting the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050.

Jan 3, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the Trump Administration’s airstrike that killed Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani:

Dec 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), who served as speaker pro tempore and presided over today’s impeachment debate, on the U.S. House of Representatives voting to impeach President Donald Trump:

Dec 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has asked U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to serve as speaker pro tempore and preside over the U.S. House of Representatives for today’s debate on impeaching the president of the United States.

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