Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Apr 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced a resolution today to recognize the vital role that local journalists play in promoting good governance and accountability.

Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation today seeking to bring down the cost of certain biologic drugs, such as insulin, by making it easier for drug makers to get generic versions of those drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Apr 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today that would prevent the federal government from enforcing its prohibition on marijuana in states, such as Colorado, where it is legal for residents to possess and use the drug.

Mar 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House oversight panel that’s currently investigating the rising cost of insulin, announced today that her committee will hold its first of two hearings on the skyrocketing cost of the drug next Tuesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today urged state leaders to investigate reports that more than a half-dozen Colorado oil and gas companies are allegedly fracking along the Front Range without the necessary permits and in violation of federal law.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), the co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced legislation today to expand access to a Medicare program that teaches patients with diabetes how to best manage their diabetes and cope with its effects.

Mar 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – How much hydrogen cyanide can a refinery safely pump into the atmosphere without harming nearby residents? The Environmental Protection Agency does not know.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – They’re called “junk” health care plans because they don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act. They don’t provide coverage for prescription drugs or maternity care or people with pre-existing conditions.

Mar 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined with several of her Democratic colleagues today to introduce legislation that would explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), co-chair of the Congressional Pro-choice Caucus, introduced new legislation today aimed at increasing women’s access to abortion care.

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