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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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March 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the impact of Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 
 

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after voting against Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the Energy and Commerce Committee.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) tonight blasted Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during markup in the Energy and Commerce Committee for negatively impacting seniors, children and working families. The bill would end Medicaid expansion, known as Healthy Michigan, raise costs for seniors, and result in nearly 700,000 Michiganders losing their health care coverage. 

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) is fighting for quality, affordable health care for every American in the full Energy and Commerce Committee markup of the Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In her opening statement, Dingell said:

“Our job is to represent the working men and women and their families of our district and to fight to protect them. Pure and simple: this bill would mean less coverage, fewer protections and higher costs.

February 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was named Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force by Co-Chairs Reps. Doris Matsui (CA-06) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09). As Vice Chair, Dingell will join the Co-Chairs in a mission of improving and protecting the financial security, quality of life, and health and well-being of America’s seniors.

In addition to Dingell, Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), and Charlie Crist (FL-13) will serve as Vice Chairs for the 115th Congress.

January 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Recently elected to her second term serving Michigan’s 12th Congressional District, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was appointed by her colleagues yesterday evening to serve on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) in the 115th Congress. The influential E&C Committee has broad jurisdiction over issues including commerce and trade, energy policy, environmental quality, telecommunications, consumer protections, automotive safety and health care.

August 13, 2016 In The News

YPSILANTI, MI - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell is calling for the temporary evacuation of a troubled senior housing tower where broken elevators are creating unsafe conditions.

August 12, 2016 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to Kevin Elsenheimer, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), urging the agency to immediately relocate residents of the Towne Centre Place housing complex in Ypsilanti while repairs are being made to the building’s only two elevators, which have not been in reliable and consistent working condition for the last six months.

June 28, 2016 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – In recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter and Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, today convened a roundtable discussion with patients, caregivers and key advocates in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

February 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today led a bipartisan coalition of 89 Representatives in sending a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department urging the rejection of an application by the Central States Pension Plan to cut retiree benefits by as much as 70 percent. The proposal is a result of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014, which eroded a decades-long guarantee of pension benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by allowing distressed pension funds to cut retiree benefits in certain circumstances.