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Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today reintroduced the Vehicle Innovation Act to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle technologies that will create more fuel-efficient vehicles, reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and support American auto manufacturers and suppliers. Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) joined as original cosponsors of the legislation.

October 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), co-chair of the New Economy Task Force, released the following statement in celebration of National Manufacturing Day.

October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus New Economy Task Force, is seeking input from community colleges about how they are addressing the skills gap in the American work force with the goal of gleaning new information that will help guide policy discussions on the issue in Congress. 

September 21, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) held a town hall meeting at UAW Local 600 in Dearborn last night to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The timely event comes as the third round of negotiations formally begin in Canada on September 23rd. The outcome of the negotiations will have major implications for Michigan families and the economy.

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) will hold a town hall on Wednesday, September 20th to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The timely event comes as the third round of negotiations formally begin in late September. Michigan ranks fourth in the nation in terms of NAFTA job losses. More than 60,000 Michigan jobs have been lost to trade since 2008.

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) will co-host a Veterans Resource Fair in Washtenaw County on Monday, September 18th to provide veterans and their family members with access to resources earned through their service to our country. Approximately 20 veteran employment specialists, Veterans Affairs counselors, and veterans service organizations will participate.

September 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today stood up for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers in Michigan and across the country on “National Save the U.S. EPA Day.” The effort, led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), comes as the EPA faces deep funding cuts from President Trump and the Republican Congress that could slash up to 25 percent of the agency’s workforce and endanger its ability to protect public health and the environment for decades to come. 

September 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that she will serve in a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Jobs for America Task Forces, a united effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a real legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families. Dingell, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and leader on efforts to grow U.S. manufacturing, will serve as co-chair for the New Economy Task Force.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MIU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced new guidance for automated vehicles during a speech at the Mcity Test Facility in Ann Arbor. 

September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation championed and developed by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) that supports the safe development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. The SELF DRIVE Act, which was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee by a 54-0 vote in July, establishes a framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles that would allow manufacturers to innovate and increase safety on the roads.