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February 21, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) in conjunction with the SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud and Dearborn Police, held a community forum yesterday evening in Dearborn to address the concerns of parents and families regarding the current wave of violence in schools across the country.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI - U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on President Trump’s FY 2019 Budget proposal and infrastructure plan. 

“A budget is a statement of values, and I strongly believe the first priority of our nation’s budget should be investing in its people – in our children, families and seniors – and in the programs that keep our nation competitive and our communities strong.

February 2, 2018 Press Release

LINCOLN PARK, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and State Representative Cara Clemente today joined Lincoln Park Middle School and the Downriver Chapter of Families Against Narcotics for assemblies on youth opioid education and prevention. The Representatives were joined by 600 7th and 8th grade students for the events, which brought together educators, substance abuse counselors, state and local leaders, and young people in recovery.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives approved a resolution requiring all employees of the House – including Members, interns, detailees, and fellows – to complete an anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training program during each session of Congress.

October 23, 2017 In The News

Her father was a prescription drug addict. Her sister died of a drug overdose. These are experiences U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell shared with hundreds of Taylor high school students Thursday morning during an assembly in which she tried to help them understand the dangers of opioid abuse - even urging them to look up her phone number and call her if they need help and have no one to turn to.

October 19, 2017 Press Release

TAYLOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, today held an assembly at Harry S Truman High School in Taylor on youth opioid education and prevention. The Representatives were joined by more than 500 9th grade students for the event, which brought together educators, substance abuse counselors, elected officials, law enforcement, and community members addressing the opioid epidemic.

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus New Economy Task Force, is seeking input from community colleges about how they are addressing the skills gap in the American work force with the goal of gleaning new information that will help guide policy discussions on the issue in Congress. 

September 26, 2017 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 Monday, October 16 and Tuesday, October 17. 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 19, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI ­– U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today led a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to maintain Title IX guidance in K-12 schools and on college campuses that protects survivors of sexual assault. The letter comes after DeVos announced plans earlier this month to revoke or rescind the Education Department’s Title IX guidance on preventing and investigating incidents of sexual violence and harassment.

June 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the 45th anniversary of Title IX, U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Ryan Costello (PA-06) led a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to maintain Title IX guidance in K-12 schools that protects young people from sexual assault and harassment.