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August 21, 2017 Press Release

SALINE, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) today joined Washtenaw Sheriff Jerry Clayton for a town hall discussion on the opioid crisis and mental health in Washtenaw County. The Sheriff and Representatives were joined by community leaders and health experts to answer questions and discuss federal, state and local efforts to address the opioid epidemic, substance use disorders and other key issues.

August 9, 2017 Press Release

WOODHAVEN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and State Representative Darrin Camilleri today held a town hall meeting to discuss access to quality health care in Michigan and across the country and answer questions from constituents.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation introduced by U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to make consumer confidence reports on drinking water quality more frequent and easier for every American to understand.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force, today introduced the Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2017 that would expand Medicare to cover hearing aids for beneficiaries. Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in the United States, but the vast majority of seniors who need hearing aids do not get them because they cannot afford the high cost. Medicare does not currently cover hearing aids, which can range in cost from $3,000 - $7,000.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell statement after the Senate voted to advance legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

“Today’s vote to advance the Senate Trumpcare bill is a vote to take health care from tens of millions of Americans and shatter the protections they depend upon.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement today after Senate Republicans’ attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) failed to gain the votes to pass.

“The Senate’s latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed because millions of Americans made their voices heard. With this devastating proposal off the table, it’s now time for Republicans to work with Democrats in a serious and bipartisan manner to update and improve the ACA for every American.

July 10, 2017 In The News

We return to Washington this week to an uncertain future for the Affordable Care Act. After 10 days of being home, I am more unsettled, worried and focused than ever on the responsibility we as elected officials have to our constituents.

July 5, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined Michigan United and families of premature and special needs children to speak about the devastating impact repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have on their lives and families. The ACA repeal bills proposed in the House and Senate would remove important protections and cut funding Michigan families rely upon. The proposals reinstate lifetime caps, gut protections for those with pre-existing conditions, end Healthy Michigan and slash hundreds of billions of dollars from Medicaid. 

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the impact of Republican’s latest proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).