Press Releases

Mar 27, 2020
Measure would provide billions of dollars in relief to workers and small businesses
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a critical economic relief package to help workers and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 23, 2020
Move comes as health workers across country plead for additional equipment, supplies to treat patients
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined Andy Levin (D-MI) and a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing legislation today calling on President Trump to make urgent use of his authority under the Defense Production Act to increase production of the equipment and supplies needed to respond to the rapid spread of the coronavirus.
Mar 19, 2020
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) sent a letter to President Trump today demanding that he immediately use all the powers afforded to him by the Defense Production Act to increase the production of personal protective equipment – such as masks and respirators – as well as other supplies that frontline health care workers need to address the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus.
Mar 18, 2020
DENVER, CO – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the president’s decision today to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to the spread of the coronavirus:
Mar 14, 2020
Measure includes paid sick leave, food assistance and free testing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today, by a vote of 363 – 40, approved an emergency coronavirus response package to help stimulate the economy, expand food assistance programs and provide paid sick leave for affected workers.
Mar 10, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Donna Shalala (D-FL) introduced legislation today that would require health insurers to cover the full cost of coronavirus tests for any American who has health insurance through their employer, or who has purchased a health plan through the ACA exchange.
Mar 5, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) introduced bipartisan legislation today to increase the diagnostic testing capabilities of health laboratories across the country, in part to better respond to emerging public health threats, such as the novel coronavirus.
Mar 4, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bipartisan emergency funding package to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The legislation – supported by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) – will provide state and federal agencies $8.3 billion to slow the spread of the virus in the U.S.
Feb 26, 2020
DeGette, others call on Trump to appoint coronavirus czar to coordinate federal government’s response
Feb 25, 2020
TicketMaster, StubHub among those being investigated by the committee