Press Releases

Jun 22, 2021
Provision to create new ARPA-H included in highly-anticipated Cures 2.0 bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) today released draft legislation that would, among other things, make President Biden’s dream of creating a new federal advanced research agency to cure cancer, Alzheimer’s and other difficult diseases a reality.
Jun 10, 2021
Legislation brought by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette under the Congressional Review Act would reinstate Obama-era standards
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee voted today to approve legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) that would invalidate the Trump administration’s 2020 Methane Rescission Rule and reinstate two key Obama-era rules that set stricter regulations on methane emissions from the nation’s oil and gas industry.
Jun 9, 2021

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that a comprehensive transportation spending bill that’s expected to advance in the House this week – known as the INVEST in America Act – includes nearly $20 million to fund three key projects in the Denver area.

Jun 8, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A key House Oversight panel, led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), will hold a hearing Wednesday to ensure the Biden administration is doing everything it can, and has all the resources it needs, to care for thousands of undocumented migrant children who were detained at the U.S. southern border.

May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a comment from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette  (D-CO) on the House voting today to establish an independent, bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol:

“January 6 was one of the darkest days in our nation’s history and the American people deserve to know exactly what happened. 

May 18, 2021
CDC says vaccine hesitancy a ‘major barrier’ to U.S. vaccination efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee – which oversees the nation’s health agencies – announced today that the panel will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m.

May 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court announced today it will soon hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case dealing with the constitutionality of a Mississippi law banning almost all abortions after 15 weeks. 

May 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement on the situation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories: 

May 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Anna G.

May 6, 2021
DENVER, CO – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced today their plan to secure an additional $2 million in federal funding to purchase the Stay Inn Hotel in downtown Denver and convert it into housing for those experiencing homelessness.