Press Releases

Apr 14, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on President Biden’s plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11:
Apr 14, 2021
Legislation to ban gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds comes less than one month after horrific shooting in Boulder, Colorado
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of federal lawmakers – led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO),Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Dina Titus (D-NV) in the House and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the Senate – introduced legislation today to ban the sale, manufacturing, transfer, possession or importation of high-capacity gun magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
Apr 8, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today to clean up the 100 most heavily polluted communities in the country.
Mar 25, 2021
DeGette, Heinrich to invoke Congressional Review Act to invalidate Trump methane rules
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Scott Peters (D-CA) and Conor Lamb (D-PA) announced today they plan to introduce a Resolution of Disapproval under the Congressional Review Act this week to reinstate an Obama-era rule that regulated methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.
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.