Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 24, 2019
Move comes one week after the Colorado Democrat was named Chair of a key House oversight panel

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today was appointed to serve as a member of the House Natural Resources Committee.

Jan 18, 2019

Washington, DC – The top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce’s Oversight and Investigations panel wasted no time in demanding that Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar turn over to the committee’s investigators a series of internal documents detailing the agency’s role in carrying out the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the border.

Jan 17, 2019
DeGette, others call on CDC to brief Congress immediately on efforts to contain it

Washington, DC – Three of the top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, joined forces today to shed light on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Africa and called on federal health officials to immediately provide members of Congress a full briefing on what’s being done to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Jan 17, 2019
The Colorado Democrat is Chair of Energy and Commerce’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee currently investigating the issue

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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.