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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing titled “Outdoor Recreation: Vast Impact of the Great Outdoors,” U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) emphasized the critical tie between protecting the Clean Water Act, Land and Water Conservation Fund and other key environmental programs and supporting Michigan’s outdoor recreation economy, which accounts for 194,000 jobs and generates $18.7 billion in economic activity every year.
DEARBORN, MI – This week, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to the Acting Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Patrick Warren urging him to expedite an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the city of Ann Arbor’s new Amtrak station. The letter comes after stakeholders raised concerns that any further delay in releasing the EA by the FRA could jeopardize the City of Ann Arbor from receiving the full amount of a $2.8 million federal grant that expires in September of this year.
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to President Trump concerning reports of proposed cuts to federal funding for the Federal Vehicle and Fuel Standards and Certification Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and, if implemented, the subsequent closure of the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Ann Arbor lab does important work to reduce vehicle emissions and ensure that the United States remains at the forefront of innovation in this critically important field.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today marked Equal Pay Day by cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure women across the country earn equal pay for equal work.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement regarding two executive orders signed by President Trump that direct the Administration to release a report examining the causes of U.S. trade deficits and collect unpaid trade penalties.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Ford announced a $1.2 billion investment in three Michigan manufacturing facilities, including plans to invest $850 million in the Michigan Assembly Plant and $200 million for an advanced data center at Flat Rock to support production of connected, autonomous and electrified vehicles.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Senator Tom Udall (NM) introduced a bill to boost the creative economy and support the development of jobs and arts businesses in Michigan, New Mexico and across the nation.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) in introducing a Blueprint for America’s New Trade Policy, a resolution outlining principles that must be included in any replacement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in an Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing titled “Self-driving Cars: Road to Deployment,” U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) challenged the United States to stay at the forefront of innovation and technology in the development and deployment of automated vehicles while ensuring consumer safety is protected.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the Downriver Community Conference (DCC) will receive a $100,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help develop an economic recovery strategy for Downriver communities.