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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to President Trump concerning reports of proposed cuts to federal funding for the Federal Vehicle and Fuel Standards and Certification Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and, if implemented, the subsequent closure of the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Ann Arbor lab does important work to reduce vehicle emissions and ensure that the United States remains at the forefront of innovation in this critically important field.

March 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement regarding two executive orders signed by President Trump that direct the Administration to release a report examining the causes of U.S. trade deficits and collect unpaid trade penalties.

March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Ford announced a $1.2 billion investment in three Michigan manufacturing facilities, including plans to invest $850 million in the Michigan Assembly Plant and $200 million for an advanced data center at Flat Rock to support production of connected, autonomous and electrified vehicles. 

February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) in introducing a Blueprint for America’s New Trade Policy, a resolution outlining principles that must be included in any replacement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in an Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing titled “Self-driving Cars: Road to Deployment,” U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) challenged the United States to stay at the forefront of innovation and technology in the development and deployment of automated vehicles while ensuring consumer safety is protected.

February 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of President Trump’s meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on Friday, U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) sent a letter urging the President to address the serious trade impediments facing American manufacturers in the Japanese market.

January 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined Vice President Joe Biden for a tour of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 

January 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Recently elected to her second term serving Michigan’s 12th Congressional District, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was appointed by her colleagues yesterday evening to serve on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) in the 115th Congress. The influential E&C Committee has broad jurisdiction over issues including commerce and trade, energy policy, environmental quality, telecommunications, consumer protections, automotive safety and health care.

January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and House colleagues to call on President-Elect Trump to live up to his campaign promises and begin renegotiating NAFTA within his first hundred days of taking office, as he pledged during his campaign. 

January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today applauded Ford’s announcement that the company will invest $700 million and add 700 new jobs at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District for the development of autonomous and electric vehicles. Ford also announced plans for introducing seven new electrified vehicles over the next five years, including the Mustang and F-150, and that the company is cancelling plans to build a new plant in Mexico.