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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

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June 20, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) along with her colleagues Reps. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) today brought together experts in labor, academia and manufacturing for a “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” discussion at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The event is the third in a series of discussions and town halls that are being held this year in Congressional districts across the country to study the issues facing American workers and identify ways to proactively grow and invigorate the workforce.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on reports that General Motors (GM) will end one of its production shifts at the Warren Transmission Operations plant in Michigan.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the administration notified Congress of plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). 

May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement regarding Ford’s announcement that the company will cut 10 percent of its salaried workforce worldwide. 

May 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement regarding reports that Ford is considering personnel cuts to its global operations.

“Like everybody in our community, I am deeply concerned by reports that Ford is considering reductions to its workforce. This would have a direct and significant impact on my district, which is the heart and soul of the auto industry and home to the hardest working men and women I know.

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.