Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Press Releases

Feb 26, 2020
DeGette, others call on Trump to appoint coronavirus czar to coordinate federal government’s response


Feb 25, 2020
TicketMaster, StubHub among those being investigated by the committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nearly every consumer who’s gone online to purchase a ticket to an upcoming live show or sporting event has felt the frustration of having to pay large, and often hidden, fees to complete their transaction.

Feb 12, 2020
Measure is the largest Colorado wilderness-protection package House has approved in 40 years

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation to permanently protect nearly 1.4 million acres of wilderness in Colorado, California and Washington.

Feb 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced legislation today to oppose the Trump administration’s plan to gut the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA.

Feb 10, 2020
Legislation led by Rep. Diana DeGette would protect 1.37 million acres in 3 states – including over 600,000 acres in Colorado

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to approve a massive new wilderness-protection package this week that seeks to permanently protect 1.37 million acres of federal land in three states, including over 600,000 acres in Colorado.

Jan 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Top U.S. health officials held a closed-door briefing with lawmakers on Capitol Hill today to discuss the spread of coronavirus.

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.