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February 22, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined residents, students, College Democrats and Progressives at the University of Michigan last night for a panel discussion on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on local communities. Since the ACA was enacted in 2010, the uninsured rate in Michigan has fallen by more than 50 percent, with 695,000 residents gaining coverage. As Congress debates changes to the law, Dingell is working to protect the critical gains that have been made in coverage and access to care.

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.

December 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $2,470,600 grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) program to establish a Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT). CCAT will advance research in the field of comprehensive transportation safety and congestion management by taking advantage of connected vehicles, connected infrastructure, and autonomous vehicles. 

September 30, 2016 In The News

Ann Arbor — She was walking home from her part-time job she had in college when a man appeared, pointed a gun at her and told her she’d better do what he told her.

Natasha Alexenko, then a 20-year-old student in New York, thought she was getting robbed, or that the man was running from police. Instead, he guided her back to her apartment building, where he raped and sodomized her.

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) invites 9-12th grade students from Michigan’s 12th District, families, high school counselors, veterans and servicemembers to attend Military Service Academy information sessions on Sunday, September 25th and Sunday, October 2nd. The events will provide an opportunity for students, parents and counselors to meet with representatives from the service academies, hear from Congresswoman Dingell and learn more about the nomination process through her office. 
 

September 8, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Dearborn) announced recently that the University of Michigan would receive three awards from the National Science Foundation. A cumulative $8,062,199 will span across three separate academic areas to combat a diverse range of global issues.

“This NSF funding will go towards advancements in STEM education, manufacturing systems and food production that will help solve some of our most pressing challenges and ensure we continue to lead in a 21st century global economy,” Dingell said in press release.

August 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive three awards totaling $8,062,199 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research in a variety of academic areas. 

August 3, 2016 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $2,565,643 research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create tools to capture data transformations from statistical analysis packages that will reduce the costs of analyzing large amounts of data.

July 28, 2016 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $1,250,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve performance of engines that burn fuel in combustion processes and power the electrical grid, while reducing greenhouse emissions. 

May 31, 2016 In The News

The Washtenaw Community College Honorary Associate Degree in Community Service is designed to recognize individuals who support WCC and its students in an extraordinary fashion. It also recognizes a life of service that has benefited the entire community.

For those reasons, and many others, the college’s Board of Trustees honored Congresswoman Deborah “Debbie” Dingell with the special degree at the 2016 commencement ceremony.

Debbie Dingell quoteDingell was elected to Michigan’s 12th District in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2014.