Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Mar 21, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), together with other senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today decried further evidence of excessive spending on travel by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt: His security detail has flown with him in first class at taxpayer expense.

Mar 21, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined a group of Western lawmakers in sending a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to maintain the Bureau of Land Management 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule and to listen to Westerners through public hearings and an extended comment period prior to any revision of the rule. 

Mar 20, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) has introduced bipartisan legislation with fellow members of the Energy and Commerce Committee to reform the outdated over-the-counter (OTC) monograph system.

Mar 16, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement on the news that her Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus co-chair and long-time colleague, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, had passed away:

“This is a tremendous loss, personally and for the vast community of people with whom Louise Slaughter worked.

Mar 12, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) was among the 140 Democratic House members who today called on President Donald J. Trump to follow the letter and spirit of the law by imposing sanctions against those behind Russia’s attacks on American democracy.

Mar 8, 2018

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, today joined fellow leaders on the Energy and Commerce Committee from both parties in sending

Mar 7, 2018

Washington, DC – Today, as the survivors of the horrific mass shooting in Parkland, Florida continue to advocate for common-sense gun safety, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Ranking Member on the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, joined all fellow Energy and Commerce Democrats in sending a

Mar 5, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), together with other Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic leaders, today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt r

Feb 22, 2018

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, again expressed her strong opposition to repealing Obama-era Net Neutrality rules in response to the final Net Neutrality repeal order being printed in the Federal Register today.

Feb 15, 2018

Washington, DC – After revelations today by the Washington Post about continued unlawful behavior by Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement Scott

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