Press Releases

Oct 23, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A trio of senior U.S. lawmakers who oversee the agency responsible for caring for the migrant children who are separated from their parents at the border are demanding to know what the Trump administration is doing to locate the parents of 545 kids who reportedly still remain separated from their families more than two years after the administration’s abhorrent family-separation policy ended.
Oct 8, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC – Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) – along with 11 Pro-Choice Caucus Task Force chairs – led a letter, signed by 116  members of the House, to Senate leaders today urging them to delay confirming any Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the next president is sworn into office. 
Oct 7, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations panel – which directly oversees the Dept. of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration – sent a letter today to HHS Secretary Alex Azar raising serious concerns over the agency’s decision to allow laboratory-developed tests, or LDTs, for COVID-19 to be used throughout the country without FDA review.
Oct 2, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus-relief bill today that’s designed to help tens of millions of families and small businesses that are struggling to stay afloat amid the ongoing pandemic.
Oct 1, 2020
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and other leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee – which oversees the nation’s public health – sent a letter today to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf demanding to know what the agency is doing to investigate claims of unwanted hysterectomies being performed on immigrant women detained at an ICE detention facility in Georgia.
Oct 1, 2020
President expected to sign into law in coming days
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congress today approved legislation to reform how the U.S. Olympic Committee operates in the wake of several high-profile sexual-abuse scandals that have raised doubts about the organization’s ability to care for our nation’s top athletes.
Sep 29, 2020
“Anyone thinking about cheating their way onto a podium in 2028 needs to think twice.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation to provide the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency the funding and tools it needs to ensure the world’s top athletes are able to compete on a level playing field when the Olympics returns to the United States in 2028.

Sep 26, 2020
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), who serves as co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), who serves as co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

 

Sep 25, 2020
Nearly a dozen leaders of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus – led by caucus co-chairs U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee(D-CA) – sent a letter today to Senate leaders urging them to abstain from voting on any Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburguntil after the next president is sworn into office.
Sep 24, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to include two key amendments authored by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) in a sweeping new clean-energy bill the chamber is expected to vote on this Friday.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to include two key amendments authored by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) in a sweeping new clean-energy bill the chamber is expected to vote on this Friday.

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