Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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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.

Oct 31, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.​ – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on her vote today to move forward with a formal impeachment inquiry against the president of the United States:

Oct 30, 2019
The Colorado Democrat unveils new plan to cut carbon emissions from U.S. electric-utilities in half by 2030, net-zero by 2050

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released today a detailed summary of legislation she plans to introduce in the coming weeks to create the nation’s first federal clean-energy standard designed to cut carbon emissions from the country’s electricity-producing utilities in half by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050.

Oct 29, 2019
Measure would reduce price of most insulin products by more than 75%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, today introduced new bipartisan legislation to cut the price of most insulin products by more than 75%.

Oct 23, 2019
CMS chief, Seema Verma, refuses to say how many Americans stand to lose coverage if ACA repealed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration’s top health official in charge of overseeing the Affordable Care Act, CMS Administrator Seema Verma, refused today to tell a key House oversight panel exactly how many Americans will likely lose their health insurance if Republicans are successful in their attempt to repeal the nation’s health care law.

Oct 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seema Verma, the Trump administration’s top official charged with overseeing the Affordable Care Act, is expected to face a grilling from lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday when she appears to testify before a key House oversight panel that’s investigating the administration’s ongoing efforts to sabotage the 2010 health care law.

Oct 2, 2019
Measure would reduce list price of life-sustaining drug by more than 75%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), co-chair of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, today unveiled new bipartisan legislation to reduce the skyrocketing price of insulin for millions of Americans.

Sep 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the whistleblower complaint released today:

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