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Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Save the Internet Act which restores net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses, after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections last year. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is an original cosponsor of the legislation led by Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA).

Video of Dingell speaking on the Save the Internet Act during Committee hearings is available here.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after DTE announced they would be closing their plant in Trenton one year earlier than expected – in 2022 instead of 2023.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Communications and Technology Subcommittee marked up and passed the Save the Internet Act which restores popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses, after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections last year. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is an original cosponsor of the legislation introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA).

March 20, 2019 Press Release
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell applauded Ford’s announcement that the company will invest $900 million and add 900 incremental direct new jobs in Southeast Michigan, including an $850 million investment at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Ford’s investment will support battery electric architecture and next-generation Mustang production, as well as establish an autonomous vehicle manufacturing center in Southeast Michigan.
March 13, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Fred Upton (R-MI) pressed US Immigration officials to halt the deportation of University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellowship for Journalists recipient Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, and approve his request for asylum in the United States.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined the introduction of legislation to protect Dreamers and individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The Dream and Promise Act allows Dreamers and individuals with TPS to legally contribute fully in the country they love and know to be their home by providing a path forward to citizenship.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the President released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2020  that expands the deficit and military spending while proposing cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and other domestic programs. The budget proposal released today includes vague funding references to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which critically needs full funding to protect these treasured natural resources for future generations.   

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined introduction of the bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. This critical, long-term legislation reaffirms protections for all women, men and children, and includes vital improvements to address gaps in current law that have been identified by victims, survivors and advocates to keep our communities safe.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell, Pramila Jayapal, other members of Congress and advocates introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019.

February 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Fred Upton (R-MI), and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced two health bills that make it easier for seniors and the disabled to receive care in their preferred setting without facing bankruptcy or significant financial hardship.