Press Releases

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.
Apr 28, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress:
Apr 28, 2021
Measure now heads to full House for a vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Natural Resources Committee today approved legislation by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to reduce the amount of methane gas that’s released on our public lands.

Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gases on the planet and when it’s released into our atmosphere it becomes a leading contributor to the ongoing climate crisis. 

Apr 27, 2021

DENVER, CO – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that she has invited John Woolley, a Denver resident and 23-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service, to be her virtual guest for President Joe Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday. 

Apr 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Rice (R-SC) introduced bipartisan legislation today to make a key federal diabetes-prevention program more accessible to more Americans.

Apr 20, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on the verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial: