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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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April 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.  

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.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen key protections for fisheries and promote responsible management of forage fish.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Save the Internet Act which restores net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses, after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections last year.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Don Beyer (D-VA) led a coalition of 94 Democrats in a letter to the House Appropriations Committee calling for robust funding for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing, planning and consultation, species conservation and restoration and recovery process.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after DTE announced they would be closing their plant in Trenton one year earlier than expected – in 2022 instead of 2023.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan members of the Michigan congressional delegation, including U.S.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Dan Kildee (D-MI), along with Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) led a bipartisan group of their colleagues in urging House Leaders to fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) which works to protect, restore, and maintain the Great Lakes ecosystem.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and the Health Subcommittee passed a dozen bills – some bipartisan – that will lower prescription drug prices and make healthcare more affordable and accessible for Americans.


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.