Press Releases

Mar 23, 2021
Hearing comes as Congress investigates cause of last month’s power-grid failure that left 57 dead amid massive winter storm


Mar 16, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations panel – which oversees NIH, FDA and CDC – will hold a hearing tomorrow to hear directly from some of the nation’s top public health officials and get an update on the federal government’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its latest efforts to speed up distribution of the vaccine.
Mar 10, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill to provide immediate assistance to individuals and communities across the country:
Mar 9, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, announced today the panel will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 17, at 10:00 a.m. EDT to hear directly from Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top Biden administration officials about the ongoing efforts to vaccinate all Americans as quickly as possible.
Mar 9, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) was among a group of lawmakers who introduced legislation today to repeal a long-standing policy that prohibits the use of U.S. foreign aid to provide safe abortion services around the world.
Mar 9, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations panel will hear from some of the nation’s top environmental experts – including three former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials – on the urgent need to restore the mission of the EPA in wake of the Trump administration’s four-years-long push to weaken the agency. 

Mar 3, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a joint statement from U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) after their meeting with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office this afternoon to discuss the success of the 21st Century Cures Act – a landmark piece of legislation DeGette and Upton co-authored in 2016 to revolutionize how the U.S. develops new cures and treatments for some of the world’s most devastating diseases – and how to continue building upon that success going forward:
Mar 2, 2021
Proposal would ban practice of flaring, venting on U.S. public lands
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to address one of the leading contributors to the ongoing climate crisis, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) reintroduced legislation today to limit the amount of methane gas that U.S. oil and gas producers can release into the atmosphere.
Feb 26, 2021
Legislation to protect nearly 3 million acres across 4 states now heads to Senate


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a massive new public lands bill that aims to permanently protect nearly three million acres across Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona.

Feb 19, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations panel, announced today that all five manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines will be appearing to testify before her committee next week.