Press Releases

Dec 22, 2020
New study finds tobacco companies’ social media ads during pandemic appear targeted to youth, in possible violation of federal law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bicameral group of federal lawmakers – led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) and U.S. Sens.

Dec 22, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus – led by U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and (D-CA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) – sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden outlining the steps they hope his administration will immediately take to “preserve, protect, and advance sexual and reproductive health” for everyone in the U.S. and around the world.
Dec 21, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the House voting to approve a $900 billion coronavirus-relief package:
Dec 12, 2020
Four-year anniversary of 21st Century Cures and Pfizer’s first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine fall on same day
WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) – authors of the 21stCentury Cures Act – issued the following statement, as tomorrow marks the four-year anniversary of the 21st Century Cures Act becoming law, the same day Pfizer will ship their historic vaccine:
Dec 11, 2020
“This a moment we have been waiting for. Having a vaccine approved for distribution here in the U.S. marks the beginning of the end of this dark chapter in our history. Our focus now must be to get this vaccine – and any others that are approved – out to as many Americans as we can, as safely and quickly as possible.
Dec 8, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that Congress is now on track to approve more than $344 million for Denver’s South Platte River and Tributaries project as part of this year’s water bill.
Dec 3, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today to make Medicare’s Diabetes Prevention Program more accessible to more Americans.
Dec 2, 2020
55-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce Traveled from Colorado’s Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests to Nation’s Capital
Washington, D.C. – Today, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation released a joint statement celebrating this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, which traveled from Western Colorado to Washington, D.C. in November, ahead of the lighting ceremony in our nation’s capital:
Nov 24, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution today recognizing November as American Diabetes Month.
Nov 18, 2020
The move significantly increases chance of DeGette’s Colorado Wilderness bill becoming law
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi today appointed U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to serve among a select group of members who will be tasked with negotiating a compromise between the House and Senate’s annual defense spending bills for the upcoming fiscal year.