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Member of Congress, Colorado's 1st Congressional District. Senior member of Energy and Commerce Committee.

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This is why @RepFredUpton and I led 180 of our House colleagues in urging relief for scientific and medical researc… https://t.co/hOm9kxuA0lWhen we fail to protect our environment, it is often minority communities that suffer the most. On… https://t.co/3PqnXsXONkToday would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday. The police officers who killed her have yet to be arrested.… https://t.co/Whrb9x8wmMAs we continue to seek #JusticeForGeorge, I want to provide an update on the legislative action items that my colle… https://t.co/zM6xY4Wl0I
6/5
2020
Today, I joined with @JustinAmash and @RepPressley to officially introduce our bill to #EndQualifiedImmunity. It's… https://t.co/sWeCNXcmeRFrom ensuring Denver students have access to meals while schools are closed due to COVID-19, to leading peaceful pr… https://t.co/AIFi03OGu88 minutes and 46 seconds. That's how long a police officer kept his knee on George Floyd's neck before killing him.… https://t.co/YdyrKl8BOpThis week, our E&C oversight panel heard from governors on coronavirus testing and contact tracing in the states.… https://t.co/BL9KNjLTZY
6/4
2020
Joining @RepPressley, Rep. @Ilhan and @RepKarenBass to support a House resolution condemning police brutality in al… https://t.co/31ugZc37WAUPDATE: Charges against the officer who murdered George Floyd have been elevated and the other officers involved ha… https://t.co/59pyntMAdl
6/3
2020
As the @NYTimes explains, a "badge has become a get-out-of-jail-free card in far too many instances." I just co-sp… https://t.co/wfs2BIU30tOur virtual oversight hearing on coronavirus testing and contact tracing is about to begin. Committee members will… https://t.co/83VzG3Fx4RI will continue to engage with my colleagues to make sure that the passion and urgency being expressed on our stree… https://t.co/GOFpfZukeqBlack lives matter. Period. As a Member of Congress, I am more committed than ever to dismantling the systems of i… https://t.co/xpf0lmoPTa
6/2
2020
As #PrideMonth begins, let's celebrate the progress that we, as a nation, have made since Stonewall. But let’s als… https://t.co/T4WMqeYvp4Thank you @RepDianaDeGette for joining the Cobalt Webinar Series today! We're grateful for your leadership and supp… https://t.co/EVOY3yzNjr
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6/1
2020
President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the World Health Organization is utterly dangerous. We are in t… https://t.co/3oYZ1xcg5n
5/30
2020
Appalled by President Trump's call for violence against those protesting injustice. George Floyd should be alive r… https://t.co/v0Np1HRFmWIt's clear that the current one-size-fits-all structure of the PPP is not working for all small businesses in our c… https://t.co/uqEjkmN7tETrump admin is targeting @PPFA centers for receiving #PPP loans, even though they qualify as 501(c)(3)s with less t… https://t.co/PgnTzCzaLg
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGette
5/29
2020
ICE has repeatedly ignored demands from members of Congress to protect detained immigrants from this unprecedented… https://t.co/TsoTKZ92wT100,000 Americans have died. 1 in 4 have filed for unemployment. Meanwhile, President Trump is retaliating against… https://t.co/JxNeykgugeIn the face of this pandemic, we must ensure the safety of our food supply chain. Yet average FDA food safety inspe… https://t.co/OEN4T8a1x0Devastated that 100,000 Americans have now died of coronavirus. My heart is with all those who've lost a grandparen… https://t.co/kFkKrEMBUu
5/28
2020
Since the pandemic began, @USofCare has outlined the need for greater testing capacity. Two critical members of… https://t.co/5EFMoMIxii
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteToday, @RepLarryBucshon and I introduced two bipartisan bills to improve testing capacity at our nation’s public he… https://t.co/z85T7umtvWNEWS: Our E&C oversight panel will hold a virtual hearing next week on COVID-19 testing. We'll hear from several g… https://t.co/spZt58ReIv
5/27
2020
On #MemorialDay, we honor the brave men and women who gave their life in service to our nation. The freedoms that… https://t.co/kzXUnrOoaU
5/25
2020
Our U.S. Postal Service is only as strong as the health of dedicated employees allows. I just sent a letter to Pos… https://t.co/92QCEqtqSqWe're urging the Trump admin to develop a national COVID-19 vaccine plan that includes: ☑️Development ☑️Manufactu… https://t.co/cvZy5bQUOg
5/22
2020
Good news for Colorado: HHS announced that our state received 4,400 vials of remdesivir – a promising anti-viral dr… https://t.co/fSbB5ZxbdmReminder for high school artists in #CO01: Our virtual Congressional Art Competition is now underway. The deadline… https://t.co/AHGVFojvX7
5/21
2020
As chair of the E&C Oversight panel, I'm committed to robust oversight of the Trump admin's coronavirus response. Y… https://t.co/o6sgyRLDnvIn January, I led the Colorado Congressional delegation in calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to do whatev… https://t.co/HysTFfaDJH @RepDianaDeGette new #coronavirus plan addresses what she calls an “inconsistent and inadequate” response from the… https://t.co/JvBhgsFoAN
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGette
5/20
2020
The Trump admin's coronavirus response has been wholly inadequate. @FrankPallone & I just released our plan to co… https://t.co/ZhkE7c2izcHappy Colorado Public Lands Day! We are excited to present a Grape Creek Virtual Tour, teaming up w/ @EcoFlight, t… https://t.co/aIWU7NUohj
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteTomorrow at 12:00 pm MT, I will be hosting a virtual lunchtime community forum to discuss the #HeroesAct and answer… https://t.co/oribdexBtA
5/19
2020
Chairs @FrankPallone and @RepDianaDeGette demand answers from Blue Flame Medical LLC following reports that it fail… https://t.co/GyEohiy7kE
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteThis pandemic has made it even more difficult for people around the world to access reproductive health care. We'r… https://t.co/rWQ2vhWwq8So sad to hear that Tin Aye, a Colorado meatpacking worker, and Randy Narvaez, a King Soopers employee, have both d… https://t.co/5MOCfDa1VgICYMI: @SenatorBennet, @RepJasonCrow and I are working to create the Health Force – a program to recruit, train & e… https://t.co/XMNGplEkjJ
5/18
2020
Millions of talented students are graduating during the nation’s biggest challenge since the Great Depression. Our… https://t.co/iBpCsBQWyQRead my Op-Ed with @RepJasonCrow and @RepDianaDeGette about why we need a Health Force to fill jobs critical for co… https://t.co/x51jb9n7P8
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGette
5/17
2020
Acceptance to one of our U.S. Service Academies is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a student. M… https://t.co/IQZOi3ylroBREAKING: The House just passed the #HeroesAct to fund: 💰Cash payments to families 👩‍⚕️Hazard pay for essential w… https://t.co/sBZCCF2HA2
5/16
2020
We have lost more than 1,000 Coloradans to coronavirus. These are beloved grandparents, parents, siblings, collea… https://t.co/cinp4uH945Honored to preside over the House as we start debate on the #HeroesAct. Unprecedented problems call for unpreceden… https://t.co/DYfr8lIgMC
5/15
2020
In order to fix our economic crisis, we must fix our public health crisis. Without national testing & tracing, Ame… https://t.co/zDXyGLZtOkA one-time payment is not enough to help the millions of people out of work because of this pandemic. Our… https://t.co/iHn56vG5qlCoronavirus is a respiratory disease that is wreaking havoc on the lungs of those infected. Second to eliminating t… https://t.co/wXV8MGqGPV
5/14
2020
The #HeroesAct will bring economic relief to state & local governments at the frontlines of this crisis. Among oth… https://t.co/LMMSBY8VLqWe must do more to protect food processing workers – many of whom are low-income, people of color, or immigrants –… https://t.co/CqivsEj6vu
5/13
2020
NEWS: Our oversight panel is launching an inquiry into a company that repeatedly failed to deliver on contracts for… https://t.co/V6q7pnWytU
5/12
2020
If you have fully recovered from COVID-19, you may be able to help patients currently fighting the infection by don… https://t.co/OGGtbXyISJIMPORTANT UPDATE: The IRS is asking Americans to visit the "Get My Payment" website by noon on 5/13, to: ▶️Check o… https://t.co/OGf6KP2jmkIf the White House sees the importance of contact tracing for the health of its own staff, why are they failing to… https://t.co/9LwyvSHFQp
5/11
2020
Please remember, Denver is now asking everyone over the age of 3 to wear a mask in most public spaces. As… https://t.co/1OtcoGm96D
5/8
2020
One year ago, Kendrick Castillo was killed while protecting his fellow students during a shooting at STEM School Hi… https://t.co/aDDrwYxRHVDevastated to hear that another meatpacking worker in Colorado has died of coronavirus. Last week, I asked @POTUShttps://t.co/GctPJx0g3F70 days ago, President Trump claimed that the number of U.S. COVID-19 cases would soon be “close to zero.” We now… https://t.co/WysGjPMqek
5/7
2020
BREAKING: Despite a pandemic, President Trump just said he is moving forward with a lawsuit to try and strike down… https://t.co/gP57wko6ncThe decision to get birth control is a personal choice. It shouldn't be the choice of an employer. It shouldn't… https://t.co/QH26hoAyoi
5/6
2020
It's unacceptable that this admin continues to censor our nation's top scientists. Dr. Rick Bright should be leadin… https://t.co/3lPSS1QwqeThe House recently passed legislation to provide an additional $310 billion in funding for the Paycheck Protection… https://t.co/j9T6C7Awrr
5/5
2020
Last month, I led 185 lawmakers in filing an amicus brief in support of the ACA’s birth control coverage mandate. A… https://t.co/fZ5bw5zVM2Increasingly concerned about due process issues at Aurora's Immigration Courtroom. Even while social distancing, w… https://t.co/QBNP8tRFvTREMINDER: SSI and VA beneficiaries will automatically get a $1200 cash payment. However, beneficiaries with eligib… https://t.co/60nWVOredrThis is why I wrote to President Trump demanding answers on what's being done to protect these workers from coronav… https://t.co/WOM9DiTV9t
5/4
2020
Millions of Americans have lost wages due to this crisis. As rent & other bills are due at the start of this month,… https://t.co/aCykm7e0xlATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL ARTISTS: Our annual Congressional Art Competition is going virtual. The deadline for submitt… https://t.co/bo4kqCGlbU
5/1
2020
In a letter to @SecAzar, Chairs @FrankPallone, @RepAnnaEshoo and @RepDianaDeGette express serious concerns on the T… https://t.co/j7EtSO8cwr
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteThank you @RepDianaDeGette @RepAdams for standing up for workers and demanding that they be provided a safe work en… https://t.co/QjlSsWQYeZ
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteDozens of meatpacking workers have died from coronavirus and thousands more have tested positive. President Trump'… https://t.co/aktrC9FacpThe Trump administration is using coronavirus as cover for a multi-pronged attack on our environment and air qualit… https://t.co/d7R9uDfW3J
4/30
2020
Over 3,000 constituents have contacted my office in recent weeks about what Congress is doing to protect the U.S. P… https://t.co/9T0UtNl6V1Yesterday, we unveiled key goals for our bipartisan 21st Century Cures 2.0 legislation. Among other things,… https://t.co/BKqFTQxQXoThank you @RepDianaDeGette and Rep.@BettyMcCollum04 for calling out harmful rollbacks that will mean more air pollu… https://t.co/jC67SslAYx
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteRolling back rules that protect people from air pollution is reckless at any time, but is especially egregious as a… https://t.co/QSgab17sCH
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteThe president’s blatant disregard for the health and safety of these workers is unconscionable. Countless lives wil… https://t.co/nIVtWBn4wM
4/29
2020
We can’t let my friend @RepPerlmutter’s district beat us in #2020Census responses!😉 If you live in Colorado’s 1st… https://t.co/Sk8fJC4lo8Earlier today, @RepFredUpton and I unveiled next steps and key goals for Cures 2.0. Our new bipartisan legislatio… https://t.co/SE6kZ1M3yG
4/28
2020
The Trump admin is using coronavirus as cover for a multi-pronged attack on our air quality. As @BettyMcCollum04 &… https://t.co/qh8tr8zXqjLast week, the House passed legislation to provide an additional $310 billion in funding for the Paycheck Protectio… https://t.co/10gJnEBcTn.@RepDianaDeGette and I just unveiled the next steps for our bipartisan Cures 2.0 effort that seeks to modernize ho… https://t.co/VPnvXbJGfu
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGette
4/27
2020
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Mayor Hancock has extended Denver’s stay-at-home order through May 8. Our community has done an… https://t.co/zxjgzNHYOP
4/25
2020
Yesterday, the House passed legislation to provide an additional $310 billion in funding for the Paycheck Protectio… https://t.co/QKxtCPYBf5Has President Trump asked airlines or hospitals to raise prices in exchange for federal relief? Of course not.… https://t.co/yvBCjMcwJZRecord methane emissions are coming from U.S. oil and gas drilling, dwarfing what EPA has told the public. Methane… https://t.co/aJkC9ekErC
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteEven if you’re staying home to flatten the curve, you can still #FindYourPark online. This #NationalParkWeek, take… https://t.co/cVFG68xzvz
4/24
2020
Wishing our Muslim community here in Colorado and around the world a peaceful and reflective #Ramadan. https://t.co/bq31O48Ofk
4/23
2020
We’re calling on the Trump admin to immediately release the thousands of migrant children in U.S. custody.… https://t.co/SWPYrVjcwIThe #IRS is holding an Economic Impact Payment discussion. For details and to sign up for this free webinar, visit:… https://t.co/7P4n3sxIBh
Retweeted by Rep. Diana DeGetteThis is a sobering reminder of the staggering toll that this virus has taken on our state and why continued social… https://t.co/UWj03nDxdLWe must ensure immigrant communities are getting the support they need. Our new bill would, among other things:… https://t.co/KDAWirpTgX#EarthDay is a reminder that there's no Planet B. Earth is the only place we all call home. And we need to use sc… https://t.co/rKAzCJYJlP
4/22
2020
We must ensure minority-owned small businesses are getting equal access to the #PaycheckProtectionProgram. We're c… https://t.co/F2YUGG6vffREMINDER: Social Security beneficiaries will automatically get a $1200 cash payment. However, beneficiaries w/ elig… https://t.co/KC2eFg5Yro
4/21
2020
When Congress negotiated the CARES Act, we fought hard to ensure unemployment benefits for self-employed & gig econ… https://t.co/OntGTjMGRgIf the Trump administration is intent on quickly reopening the country, they need a real plan, one that includes th… https://t.co/z2vtd1vaRk
4/20
2020

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