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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Haley Stevens (D-MI) today announced they are reintroducing bipartisan, bicameral legislation to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle and advanced safety technologies to increase fuel efficiency and reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil. In the 114th Congress, Senators Peters, Alexander and Stabenow introduced similar legislation, which was approved by the U.S.

March 20, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell applauded Ford’s announcement that the company will invest $900 million and add 900 incremental direct new jobs in Southeast Michigan, including an $850 million investment at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Ford’s investment will support battery electric architecture and next-generation Mustang production, as well as establish an autonomous vehicle manufacturing center in Southeast Michigan.
March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during a hearing on improving vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) called on Congress to take action to save lives. Dingell urged the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee to hold the hearing after the Abbas family from Michigan were tragically killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the President released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2020  that expands the deficit and military spending while proposing cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and other domestic programs. The budget proposal released today includes vague funding references to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which critically needs full funding to protect these treasured natural resources for future generations.   

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) thanked leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for scheduling a hearing on improving safe vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving. On Thursday, March 14 at 10 am in Washington, DC, the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Enhancing Vehicle Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving.”

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after FCA announced plans to invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production to five existing Michigan facilities:

February 7, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI — Below, please find a statement attributable to the Office of Congresswoman Debbie Dingell:

February 1, 2019 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $2,574,300 grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) program that would continue funding for the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT). CCAT is seeking to advance research in the field of comprehensive transportation safety and congestion management by taking advantage of connected vehicles, connected infrastructure, and autonomous vehicles.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

TAYLOR, MIOn Monday, February 4, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Erika Geiss, and State Representative Alex Garza will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials. More dates and locations for 2019 will be announced.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was appointed to a seat on the Health Subcommittee on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the 116th Congress. She adds this subcommittee assignment to her other assignments on the Environment and Climate Change, Consumer Protection and Commerce, and Communications and Technology Subcommittees.