WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three prominent U.S. lawmakers are calling on the heads of the nine pharmaceutical companies working to develop a coronavirus vaccine to provide more information about their research and development efforts and explain how they intend to ensure that only a safe and effective product is made available to the public.
Sep 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. —More than 240 members of the U.S. House of Representatives – led by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and David McKinley (R-WV) – sent a letter today to the head of the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Secretary Alex Azar, urging the agency to take immediate action to ensure drug makers continue to provide discounts to the nation’s safety-net hospitals as required under the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Frank Pallone, Jr (D-NJ) – two of the top Democrats in the House currently charged with overseeing the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus – are calling today on the head of the Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary Alex Azar, to explain the circumstances surrounding a series of alarming new reports that Trump administration political appointees have been actively trying to muzzle public health officials and interfere with scientific reports regarding the spread of the virus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A key U.S. House committee voted today to advance legislation to continue funding the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency through 2029 to ensure the agency has the funding it needs to police the upcoming 2028 Olympic games in Los Angeles.
Aug 25, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of lawmakers – led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) – today called on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw the Trump administration’s newly finalized rule that will allow more methane to be released into the atmosphere.
Aug 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) sent a letter today to the head of the Food and Drug Administration, Stephen Hahn, to ensure science, and not politics, are driving the agency’s COVID-19 vaccine approval process.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) – all of whom serve as senior leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee – launched an investigation today into how the Trump administration’s efforts to undermine the U.S. Postal Service have impacted the delivery of prescription drugs to patients throughout the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of federal lawmakers today requested that the Government Accountability Office investigate changes the Trump administration made last month to the nation’s hospital-capacity-reporting system.
Aug 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement today calling on Congress to return to Washington to address the unfolding crisis at the U.S. postal service:
Aug 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement on the Trump administration’s repeal of a key Obama-era rule limiting the amount of methane that oil and gas wells can release into the atmosphere: