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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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August 16, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today toured the UAW-Ford Technical Training Center facility to highlight a new economic agenda called “A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future” and met with leaders to discuss their one of a kind apprenticeship program. The UAW-Ford Joint Apprentice Program prepares individuals to become certified Skilled Tradespersons, and upon completion, provides a way for new graduates to achieve higher pay and additional career opportunities.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – After working hand in hand to advance automated vehicle legislation through the House Energy and Commerce Committee in July, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Bob Latta (OH-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, today toured the American Center for Mobility at Willow Run (ACM) to learn about the groundbreaking work taking place on automated vehicle testing, evaluation and standard setting.

August 1, 2017 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, as part of Startup Day Across America, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) visited local entrepreneurs at Ann Arbor SPARK and took a walking tour of local startup companies to showcase the innovation and job creation taking place in the district. Startup Day is a bipartisan effort to raise awareness about the important role startup companies play in our economy by providing local entrepreneurs with an opportunity to educate their representatives about challenges they are facing.

July 31, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced legislation to prevent the closure of any Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regional or program office and protect thousands of jobs across the country. Dingell introduced the Recognizing the Environmental Gains in Overcoming Negligence (REGION) Act following reports that President Trump’s budget request would gut EPA and force several offices to shutter, including the U.S.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously to advance legislation backed by U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) that supports the development and deployment of automated vehicles. The bipartisan SELF DRIVE Act establishes a framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles that would allow manufacturers to innovate and increase safety on the roads. The legislation now moves to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – For too long, U.S. trade agreements have been negotiated behind closed doors without input from the public. The Trump Administration’s vague objectives for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) released this week indicate that these negotiations will be no different. In response, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced legislation to bring more transparency to trade talks. The Promoting Transparency in Trade Act would require the U.S.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (DCCP) Subcommittee voted unanimously to advance draft legislation backed by U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to support the development and deployment of automated vehicles. The bipartisan draft bill establishes a working framework for the regulation of self-driving vehicles that would allow manufacturers to innovate and increase safety on the roads. It now moves to the full committee for consideration.

July 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement after the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released a summary of objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

July 6, 2017 Press Release

TAYLOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined Danielle Atkinson of Mothering Justice, State Representative Erika Geiss, and Michigan parents, educators and small business owners for a roundtable discussion about the urgent need for comprehensive paid leave and paid sick days programs. The event brought together a diversity of perspectives to outline solutions that will help working families, businesses and the economy.