Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Dec 5, 2019
The Colorado Democrat outlines plan to cut U.S. power emissions to net zero by 2050

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today took issue with fellow lawmakers who seemed to suggest that the federal government shouldn’t act on climate change until other global powers agree to do the same.

Dec 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the speaker of the House asking the House Judiciary Committee to move forward with drafting articles of impeachment against the president of the United States:

Dec 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement on the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment inquiry hearing today:

Dec 3, 2019
Hearing comes as CDC reports flu season off to fastest start in a decade

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New data released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that this year’s flu season is off to the fastest start in more than a decade, and lawmakers in Washington want to know exactly what the nation’s top health officials are doing to respond to the rapidly spreading illness.

Dec 2, 2019
197 members of Congress urge Court to uphold constitutionally-protected right to abortion care in June Medical Services LLC v. Gee

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, 161 members of the U.S. House of Representatives led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Judy Chu (D-CA), along with 36 members of the U.S.

Nov 25, 2019
Letter comes as Trump admin moves to undo key Obama-era rule limiting methane emissions from U.S. drilling sites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 70 members of Congress are urging the Trump administration to keep in place a key Obama-era rule that is working to keep a highly-potent pollutant, known to fuel the ongoing climate crisis, out of our atmosphere.

Nov 22, 2019
Next effort of 21st Century Cures will look to modernize coverage and access to life-saving cures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) today released their initial vision for their landmark Cures 2.0 legislation and are now calling on experts and stakeholders to submit their ideas and feedback on the plan.

Nov 20, 2019
DeGette’s legislation to protect more than 600,000 acres of wilderness across state now heads to full House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee today approved the largest land-protection package for Colorado in the past 25 years.

Nov 19, 2019
The 2016 rule is seen as vital to combating the climate crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation today that will, among other things, block the Trump administration’s effort to rollback a key Obama-era rule that requires oil and gas producers across the country to take steps to curb the release of methane gas from their drilling sites.

Nov 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan effort, led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), to begin the process of reforming the U.S. Olympic Committee in the wake of several high-profile sexual-abuse scandals that have raised doubts about the USOC’s ability to properly care for our nation’s athletes, gained traction in Congress today when a key U.S.

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