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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced the Defective Firearms Protection Act, legislation that allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to address safety defects in firearms like they would for any other consumer product by potentially issuing safety warnings and issuing recalls if necessary.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following disturbing revelations that Cambridge Analytica obtained the personal data from more than 87 million Facebook users, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate whether consumers’ viewing or other personal data was also sold to Cambridge Analytica.

April 5, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) reminded all high school students who live or attend school in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year alongside other first place winners from across the country.

March 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As the NCAA Tournament semifinals kick off this weekend, Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) wagered on whether the Michigan Wolverines or the Loyola Ramblers would win in Saturday’s Final Four game.

March 30, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today led a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urging them to reconsider their decision to exclude a Middle Eastern or North African (MENA) category in the 2020 census.

March 30, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s expected announcement on fuel economy standards.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) this week celebrated two important milestones for improving long-term care for seniors in southeast Michigan – the expansion of the Huron Valley PACE facility in Ypsilanti and the grand opening of a new PACE Southeast Michigan facility in Dearborn.

March 29, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E. Lighthizer calling on him to instill greater transparency in ongoing trade negotiations.


In The News

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.

February 22, 2018 In The News

With news of the most recent school shooting rocking districts across the country, the Dearborn community is creating dialogue around dealing with dangerous situations.

The SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, along with the Dearborn Police Department and support of area elected officials, hosted a community safety forum at The University of Michigan-Dearborn on Tuesday evening.



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March 5, 2018 Video

Congresswoman Dingell joined Alisyn Camerota on CNN's New Day to discuss the newly formed bipartisan Working Group on Response to Parkland Shooting and why Congress must come together to act on gun violence.

February 26, 2018 Video

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell joins MSNBC to discuss bipartisan solutions to keep schools and communities safe in the wake of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School.