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DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) along with her colleagues Reps. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) today brought together experts in labor, academia and manufacturing for a “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” discussion at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The event is the third in a series of discussions and town halls that are being held this year in Congressional districts across the country to study the issues facing American workers and identify ways to proactively grow and invigorate the workforce.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Dave Trott (MI-11), John Conyers (MI-13), and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to President Trump urging him to include strong and enforceable currency manipulation provisions in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):
MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on reports that General Motors (GM) will end one of its production shifts at the Warren Transmission Operations plant in Michigan.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request.
“The budget submitted today does not reflect the values of American communities. President Trump’s proposal is an assault on things that have always been a priority for the American people – investments in children and working families, infrastructure and innovation, healthcare and education, which help our families succeed and keep our nation competitive.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the administration notified Congress of plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement regarding Ford’s announcement that the company will cut 10 percent of its salaried workforce worldwide.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement regarding reports that Ford is considering personnel cuts to its global operations.
“Like everybody in our community, I am deeply concerned by reports that Ford is considering reductions to its workforce. This would have a direct and significant impact on my district, which is the heart and soul of the auto industry and home to the hardest working men and women I know.
ANN ARBOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today held a press conference with leadership of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), who represent workers at the EPA, to speak out against proposed budget cuts to the U.S. EPA National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) in Ann Arbor.
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.