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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was elected by her colleagues to serve as Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC).

Dingell will work with DPCC Chair David Cicilline (D-RI) and fellow Co-Chairs Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) to develop the Caucus policy agenda and communications strategy.

November 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced bipartisan legislation to extend financial protections to seniors who receive long-term care in their home or a community setting.

October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) led through committee and the House that bans the practice of prohibiting pharmacists from telling patients when less-expensive options to pay for prescription drugs may be available.

October 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to crack down on robocalls and scammers, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced legislation to give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the tools it needs to combat annoying and sometimes malicious and harmful calls that target the vulnerable including seniors.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed another tax cut for the wealthy that leaves behind working men and women in Michigan and across the country and could add $3 trillion more to the US Debt:

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced her interest in serving as a co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) for the 116th Congress. 

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to improve Medicare so seniors have better access to the healthcare they need.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed three bipartisan bills introduced by U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to address the opioid epidemic. All of the bipartisan bills, the Advancing Cutting-Edge (ACE) Research Act, Jessie’s Law and the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act, were introduced with Michigan Republicans. 

May 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined the Michigan Committee to Protect Pensions to address the pension crisis facing more than 30,000 Michiganders and 1.5 million workers and retirees nationwide. Dingell was joined by National United Committee to Protect Pensions President Mike Walden, local Teamsters leaders Kevin Moore and Greg Nowak, and Michigan workers and retirees. The meeting comes as Congress continues to work towards a bipartisan, bicameral solution to the pension crisis.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

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.