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April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) introduced the bipartisan Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act of 2019. The bill will encourage more research into the prevention and treatment of lung cancer in women, particularly for those who have never smoked, and require federal agencies to evaluate and report their findings to Congress.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act to give women the tools they need to ensure they earn equal pay for equal work. Dingell is an original cosponsor of the legislation that strengthens and closes loopholes in the Equal Pay Act by holding employers accountable for discriminatory practices, ending the practice of pay secrecy, easing workers’ ability to individually or jointly challenge pay discrimination, and strengthening the available remedies for wronged employees.

March 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the President released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2020  that expands the deficit and military spending while proposing cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and other domestic programs. The budget proposal released today includes vague funding references to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which critically needs full funding to protect these treasured natural resources for future generations.   

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined introduction of the bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. This critical, long-term legislation reaffirms protections for all women, men and children, and includes vital improvements to address gaps in current law that have been identified by victims, survivors and advocates to keep our communities safe.

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after the House passed The Bipartisan Background Checks Act, which would require a violent history check for every gun sale or transfer:

February 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell, Pramila Jayapal, other members of Congress and advocates introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI — Below, please find a statement attributable to the Office of Congresswoman Debbie Dingell:

February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after a Department of Education investigation found that Michigan State University violated federal campus safety laws in connection to the sexual abuse by Larry Nassar:

January 30, 2019 Press Release

TAYLOR, MIOn Monday, February 4, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Erika Geiss, and State Representative Alex Garza will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials. More dates and locations for 2019 will be announced.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MIOn Tuesday, January 22, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Sylvia Santana, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud, and Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials. More dates and locations for 2019 will be announced.