DeGette: VW Should Resolve Emissions Issue 'Pronto'A Congressional panel will hold a hearing Thursday to look into the emissions cheating scandal by Volkswagen, and the owner of a Denver VW dealership will be among those testifying.
Rep. DeGette Introduces Legislation To Raise The Age To Buy Cigarettes In U.S.There's a push to try to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes in the United States. Right now it is 18, but that could change to 21 if a Colorado congresswoman gets her way.
Colorado Vet Gets Long-Overdue Recognition Thanks To Rep. Diana DeGetteA local veteran finally received a long-overdue medal. He was supposed to receive the award more than 40 years ago but finally got it on Tuesday.
DeGette Once Again To Try To Declassify Marijuana At Federal LevelU.S. Rep. Diana DeGette has reintroduced a bill to declassify marijuana at the federal level.
Rep. DeGette Unveils Legislation To Tackle The Diabetes 'Epidemic'The number of Coloradans being diagnosed with diabetes has doubled in the last 20 years, and minority communities are especially at risk. Now Congress might take action.
Transportation Rally Puts Spotlight On CongressColoradans rallied to keep public transportation moving. They wanted their message to make an impact with congress.
Visitor Center At Rocky Mountain Arsenal Renamed To Honor Pat SchroederColorado lawmakers honored former Colorado congresswoman Pat Schroeder at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wednesday morning.
Democrats Reintroduce 'Frack Pack' Oil And Gas RegulationsA group of bills called the "Frack Pack" announced Thursday by four Democratic congressmen would impose more stringent federal environmental regulations on a domestic petroleum industry lately suffering from its own success amid a persistent downturn in oil prices.
Lawmakers Ask For Hearing On Measles VaccinationLawmakers including Colorado Congresswoman Diana Degette are asking the Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold a hearing on the measles outbreak and the importance of vaccinations.
Sociologist Wonders, 'Where Are The White People?' At Race Relations ForumIn one of many forums around Denver on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette challenged leaders of faith to come up with solutions to racial tension ahed of the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday.
Activists Push Obama, GOP On Immigration PolicyTwo months after President Barack Obama's executive order spared roughly five million illegal immigrants from deportation -- including more than 100,000 in Colorado -- those who would benefit from the policy say nothing's changed.
DeGette Begins Push For Approval Of Cuban Drug For Foot UlcersA Colorado lawmaker hopes new efforts by the United States to restore relations with Cuba could help people with diabetes.