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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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August 16, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement on the passing of musical legend Aretha Franklin:

August 9, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement welcoming Susan White as the new refuge manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge:

August 7, 2018 Press Release

ALLEN PARK, MI – In recognition of Purple Heart Day, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) met with former U.S. Army Private First Class Frank Puente of Allen Park who received the prestigious military honor after being wounded in service during the Vietnam War.

August 2, 2018 Press Release

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Regulations

August 2, 2018


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August 1, 2018 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) added her support to others, including the State of Michigan and many local government officials, and urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) to include the McLouth Steel Corporation’s site in Trenton to the National Priorities List under the Superfund program.

July 27, 2018 Press Release

GROSSE ILE, MI – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) stood up for Michigan by calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide answers on its decision to close and relocate the Large Lakes Research Station on Grosse Ile.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Annie Kuster (NH-2) released a response from Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to a request made by nearly every Democratic woman in the House for details about immigrant children separated from their parents, specifically young girls.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement on the passing of Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles:

July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement standing with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) after President Trump issued three Executive Orders degrading the rights of federal workers to organize for better working conditions:


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.