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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today reintroduced the Vehicle Innovation Act to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle technologies that will create more fuel-efficient vehicles, reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and support American auto manufacturers and suppliers. Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) joined as original cosponsors of the legislation.

October 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), co-chair of the New Economy Task Force, released the following statement in celebration of National Manufacturing Day.

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) will hold a town hall on Wednesday, September 20th to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The timely event comes as the third round of negotiations formally begin in late September. Michigan ranks fourth in the nation in terms of NAFTA job losses. More than 60,000 Michigan jobs have been lost to trade since 2008.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MIU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced new guidance for automated vehicles during a speech at the Mcity Test Facility in Ann Arbor. 

September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation championed and developed by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) that supports the safe development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. The SELF DRIVE Act, which was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee by a 54-0 vote in July, establishes a framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles that would allow manufacturers to innovate and increase safety on the roads.

September 4, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement in celebration of Labor Day.

 

“On Labor Day, we celebrate the contributions working men and women have made to the American economy and to the strength and well-being of our country.

 

August 25, 2017 Press Release

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined the 2017 Autonomous Vehicle Summit in Detroit to discuss the future of mobility and automated vehicle legislation she is working to advance through the House of Representatives. In July, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously to approve the SELF DRIVE Act which supports the development and deployment of automated vehicles.

August 16, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today toured the UAW-Ford Technical Training Center facility to highlight a new economic agenda called “A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future” and met with leaders to discuss their one of a kind apprenticeship program. The UAW-Ford Joint Apprentice Program prepares individuals to become certified Skilled Tradespersons, and upon completion, provides a way for new graduates to achieve higher pay and additional career opportunities.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – After working hand in hand to advance automated vehicle legislation through the House Energy and Commerce Committee in July, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Bob Latta (OH-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, today toured the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run (ACM) to learn about the groundbreaking work taking place on automated vehicle testing, evaluation and standard setting.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – After working hand in hand to advance automated vehicle legislation through the House Energy and Commerce Committee in July, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Bob Latta (OH-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, today toured the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run (ACM) to learn about the groundbreaking work taking place on automated vehicle testing, evaluation and standard setting.