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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 16, 2017 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – After months of fighting back against attempts by the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and end Medicaid as we know it, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined Michigan United and local leaders to discuss the importance of the Medicaid program to senior citizens, children and the disabled in Michigan.

October 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on reports that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will not join a lawsuit to maintain critical cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments for working families.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced he would further dismantle the Affordable Care Act by ending critical cost-sharing reduction payments, which help seven million families afford out-of-pocket health care costs. 
 

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on President Trump’s executive order that rolls back health coverage protections for millions of Americans.  

September 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s preliminary assessment of the Graham-Cassidy bill.

September 23, 2017 Press Release

TAYLOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined State Representatives, families and health care providers to highlight the devastating local impact of Republicans’ latest Trumpcare legislation, which the Senate GOP hopes to rush to a vote next week. Michigan stands to lose nearly $10 billion in federal health care funding by 2027 if the Graham-Cassidy bill is signed into law.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), along with Michigan Reps. Sander Levin (MI-09), John Conyers (MI-13), Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma strongly urging reconsideration of the harmful cuts to the Michigan navigator organizations.

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.