The Colorado Democrat cites situation in Elyria-Swansea and Globeville as reasons why Congress must act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) that will require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to identify and clean up 100 communities across the nation that are disproportionally suffering from large amounts of pollution caused by nearby facilities.
DeGette, others file amicus brief in case claiming Interior’s roll back of Methane Waste Rule violates federal law
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of 51 U.S. lawmakers, led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), filed an amicus brief today in support of a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to roll back a key Obama-era air-quality rule that limited the amount of methane that oil and gas producers can release into the atmosphere.
Administration’s changes to the program threaten to put the health and well-being of millions of low-income women at risk
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Health and Human Services Deputy Assistant Secretary Diane Foley, the top Trump administration official in charge of the nation’s Title X family-planning program, will testify Wednesday before a key Congressional panel that’s investigating the administration’s efforts to undermine the program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers, led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Ben McAdams (D-UT), introduced legislation today to create an independent, blue-ribbon commission to begin the process of reforming the U.S. Olympic Committee.
DENVER, CO – The chair of the U.S. House subcommittee investigating the U.S. Olympic Committee’s handling of sexual abuse cases in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal unveiled new legislation today to create an independent, blue-ribbon commission to begin the process of reforming the USOC.
Rep. DeGette to convene hearing next week on admin’s actions to block millions from abortion providers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations panel, announced Wednesday that her subcommittee will be holding a hearing next week to investigate the Trump administration’s ongoing efforts to undermine the nation’s Title X family planning program.
CDC data shows deaths involving the synthetic opioid up 47 percent
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigation panel, is demanding answers from the Trump administration on its efforts to curb the illicit flow of fentanyl into the United States.
DeGette, others say policy contradicts diplomatic corps’ work to support LGBT rights overseas
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of U.S. lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), are calling on the U.S. Department of State to reverse its decision to ban U.S. embassies from flying the rainbow LGBT flag during pride month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today called for an end to the federal government’s use of private prisons to house undocumented migrants.
Legislation would provide Dreamer and TPS recipients a path to U.S. citizenship
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives, by a vote of 237 – 187, approved legislation today to provide permanent legal protection and a path to U.S. citizenship to up to 2.5 million undocumented immigrants who have spent much of their lives in the U.S., including 9,600 in Colorado’s First Congressional District.