Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Feb 12, 2019
The drug is up to ten times more powerful than fentanyl and 1,000 times more powerful than morphine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide documents related to its approval of Dsuvia, a new formulation of the opioid painkiller sufentanil.

 

Feb 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just days before the one-year anniversary of the tragic mass-shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a group of federal lawmakers is introducing legislation aimed at preventing another similar attack from occurring elsewhere in the U.S.

 

Feb 5, 2019

Washington, DCU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on the president’s State of the Union speech this evening:

Feb 4, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel investigating the Trump administration’s child-separation policy, today announced the full list of witnesses set to testify this week at the committee’s first oversight hearing on the administration’s controversial policy.

Jan 31, 2019
Colorado’s Rep. Diana DeGette will chair the panel’s hearing on the controversial policy

Washington, DC. – The chairman of the House oversight panel investigating the Trump administration’s child-separation policy, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), announced today that her committee will hold its first hearing on the administration’s controversial policy one week from today.

Jan 30, 2019
Lawmakers calling on major U.S. pharmaceutical companies to justify price hike

Washington, DC – Two of the top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee joined forces today in calling on the heads of three major U.S. pharmaceutical companies to explain the recent skyrocketing cost of insulin.

Jan 29, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) sponsored legislation introduced today to make it a federal crime to engage in a doping scheme designed to influence the outcome of a major international athletic competition, such as the Olympics.

Jan 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today joined with several of her House colleagues to introduce legislation that would block the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban policy.

Jan 28, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel that oversees the Environmental Protection Agency, sent a letter today to the head of the EPA demanding detailed information about the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back several key environmental and public health protections.

Jan 25, 2019

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement today on the agreement to temporarily reopen the government:

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