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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) today are introducing legislation that would create a grant program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assist state and local education agencies, institutions of higher education, and professional associations to improve climate literacy.
Two House Democrats criticized U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer for not doing more to make his office's actions more transparent, saying lawmakers continue to be left in the dark about the Trump administration's trade negotiations.
They urged Lighthizer to appoint a "chief transparency officer" to report to Congress.
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s expected announcement on fuel economy standards.
DEARBORN – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) this week celebrated two important milestones for improving long-term care for seniors in southeast Michigan – the expansion of the Huron Valley PACE facility in Ypsilanti and the grand opening of a new PACE Southeast Michigan facility in Dearborn. PACE, which stands for Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, helps older adults live independently at home by providing comprehensive health care and support services for seniors all in one place.
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E. Lighthizer calling on him to instill greater transparency in ongoing trade negotiations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on House passage of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act.
“Over the last six months, we have been asked to vote on five short-term continuing resolutions that simply kicked the can down the road and failed to provide certainty to families and businesses. We received the final text of the Omnibus less than 24 hours before being asked to vote on it today to avoid a government shutdown. We must stop governing by crisis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today delivered the following opening statement at the first meeting of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pensions.
“Thank you Mr. Chairman. It’s an honor to be here with you and with Chairman Brown on an issue that is so important.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on President Trump’s tariff announcement.
“For too long, unfair trade practices have shuttered steel plants in Michigan and across the country and cost hardworking families the opportunity to earn a decent living. The abandoned McLouth Steel facility that sits empty and dilapidated along the Detroit River in my district is just one reminder of what unfair steel practices have done to this country.
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today was appointed to the newly-created Joint Select Committee on Solvency and Multiemployer Pensions by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. The Joint Select Committee will provide recommendations and legislative language to significantly improve the solvency of multiemployer pension plans and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, which has been a priority for Democrats in the budget negotiations.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) and several local and state leaders received a special escort around Trenton on Thursday visiting several sites.
The initial plan was to show Stabenow around town, but Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack and other city officials were thrilled when word came that Dingell expressed an interest to come along as well.