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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today marked Equal Pay Day by cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure women across the country earn equal pay for equal work.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.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.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress where she and her women colleagues wore white, the official color of the suffragette movement.
Ann Arbor — She was walking home from her part-time job she had in college when a man appeared, pointed a gun at her and told her she’d better do what he told her.
Natasha Alexenko, then a 20-year-old student in New York, thought she was getting robbed, or that the man was running from police. Instead, he guided her back to her apartment building, where he raped and sodomized her.
Her hands covered in oil, 18-year-old Phyllis Roullier assembled motor parts from morning to night at the Willow Run Bomber Plant to help win World War II.
On Monday, the now 97-year-old "Rosie the Riveter" of Belleville returned to the B-24 bomber plant's enormous remaining building.
"I used to like walking down to the end and see the planes taking off, because it made me feel really good to see they made it off the ground," she said. "We used to think how proud we were to see the work that we had accomplished."
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Voisine v. United States, which upheld laws that prevent domestic abusers from accessing guns.
“Having spoken in a very personal way about this issue last week, today's decision by the Supreme Court is a victory for those who have been impacted by guns and domestic abuse. It should be commonsense that someone convicted of domestic violence should not have access to a gun.
DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, nearly 500 clergy members, faith leaders and national faith-based organizations added their support to the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Robert Dold (IL-10) to protect survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers to access guns.