Press Releases

Jul 13, 2021
Funding is among $6.5 million DeGette helped secure for area housing projects

WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette’s request for $2 million in federal funds to help the city of Denver purchase the now-vacant Stay Inn Hotel in Denver and convert it into housing for the homeless cleared a significant legislative hurdle Monday and is now one step closer to being approved.

Jul 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to approve a massive infrastructure bill that includes, among other things, nearly $20 million for three critical transportation projects in the downtown Denver area. 

Jun 30, 2021
Resolution championed by DeGette reinstates key Obama-era methane-emissions standards

WASHINGTON, DC – President Biden signed into law today a Resolution of Disapproval to invalidate the Trump administration’s 2020 Methane Rescission Rule and reinstate two key Obama-era methane-emission rules that set stricter limits on the amount of methane that the nation’s oil and gas industry can release from their drilling sites.

Jun 25, 2021
House approves reinstatement of Obama-era rules, measure heads to president’s desk for signature

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to approve a Resolution of Disapproval that will invalidate the Trump administration’s 2020 Methane Rescission Rule – a move that will reinstate two key Obama-era methane-emission rules and reestablish stricter regulations on the nation’s oil and gas industry.

Jun 24, 2021

U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) reintroduced bipartisan legislation today to improve the nation’s diagnostic testing capabilities and ensure hospitals and laboratories across the country are better able to respond to future national health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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. 

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