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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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February 22, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) pressed Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on public health and safety after a recent emergency response identified a strong rotten odor originating from the Marathon Petroleum refinery’s coke-flare system in Detroit.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI and WASHINGTON, DC — Below, please find information on services for John D. Dingell in Michigan.  

On Monday, February 11, 2019 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, a visitation was held at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center at 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126. 

February 7, 2019 Press Release

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

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced a Congressional resolution marking February 4, 2019 as National Cancer Prevention Day.

February 1, 2019 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $2,574,300 grant through the U.S.

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.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pressed Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to answer questions and reassure residents after a notice of violation found increased asbestos levels following demolitions at the former McLouth Steel Site in Trenton.

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined the Chairman of the Ways & Means Social Security Subcommittee, John B. Larson (D-CT), in introducing the Social Security 2100 Act, a bill that increases Social Security’s vital benefits while making the system financially strong throughout the 21st century.

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was appointed to a seat on the House Natural Resources Committee for the 116th Congress.


In The News

May 24, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — The new post-Nassar leadership of the U.S. Olympic movement was on full display for all to see Wednesday morning at a Congressional hearing focused on the terrible sex abuse scandals in the nation’s Olympic sports.

April 13, 2018 In The News

During two days of marathon testimony before Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg managed to avoid answering some critical questions about how user information is managed and the extent to which that data might have been improperly shared with third parties.

One congresswoman wasn’t having it.

March 30, 2018 In The News

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) on Wednesday sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai raising questions about the new broadcast technology standard, ATSC 3.0, and the privacy implications it will have on consumers across the country.

March 30, 2018 In The News

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.

March 13, 2018 In The News

A “final” version of a federal Action Plan for reducing phosphorus loading into Lake Erie reiterates a goal of reducing it 40 percent by 2025 and describes an array of potential measures to get there.

But critics said the report includes no consequences should the 40 percent goal not be met, rendering it toothless.

March 13, 2018 In The News

Michigan U.S. Reps. Fred Upton and Debbie Dingell will co-chair a bipartisan congressional working group in response to the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 students and school staff.

March 5, 2018 In The News

In this op-ed, Representative Debbie Dingell explains why it's time to close the legal loophole that allows some domestic abusers to buy guns.

March 2, 2018 In The News

The numbers are shocking. It’s estimated that more than 1,000 men and women are treated in emergency rooms daily for misusing prescription painkillers. As a nation, we’re spending more than $500 billion annually in health and social costs to combat this epidemic.

March 1, 2018 In The News

Washington — Two weeks after the killing of 17 at a Florida school, members of Congress are facing sustained pressure to take up gun-reform legislation, but it remains unclear what measures could pass.