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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) today are introducing legislation that would create a grant program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assist state and local education agencies, institutions of higher education, and professional associations to improve climate literacy.
DEARBORN, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) reminded all high school students who live or attend school in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year alongside other first place winners from across the country.
DEARBORN, MI – In celebration of March as National Reading Month, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will visit the Taylor Community Library tomorrow, March 24th to host a special story time and craft making event for children in the community. The story time event is free and open to the public.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on House passage of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act.
“Over the last six months, we have been asked to vote on five short-term continuing resolutions that simply kicked the can down the road and failed to provide certainty to families and businesses. We received the final text of the Omnibus less than 24 hours before being asked to vote on it today to avoid a government shutdown. We must stop governing by crisis.
Washington — Two weeks after the killing of 17 at a Florida school, members of Congress are facing sustained pressure to take up gun-reform legislation, but it remains unclear what measures could pass.
“The question is will this be a tipping point? Each time, we hope it will be, and it isn’t,” said longtime U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, a Royal Oak Democrat. “The difference here might just be the involvement of the students. They are committed. They saw tragedy firsthand. I think their utter shock may shock the nation. We’ll see.”
With news of the most recent school shooting rocking districts across the country, the Dearborn community is creating dialogue around dealing with dangerous situations.
The SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, along with the Dearborn Police Department and support of area elected officials, hosted a community safety forum at The University of Michigan-Dearborn on Tuesday evening.
“Thoughts and prayers are no longer enough,” SAFE Director Hassan Abdallah told the crowd.
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.
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.
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.
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.