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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed a critical water infrastructure improvement bill that includes legislation introduced by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to improve the transparency of water quality and notifications to customers of public water systems.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a bill cosponsored by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) that bans the practice of prohibiting pharmacists from telling patients when less-expensive options to pay for prescription drugs may be available.

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September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to improve Medicare so seniors have better access to the healthcare they need.

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September 12, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the Dearborn and Pittsfield Township Fire Departments will receive a combined $600,000 in federal support to acquire new vehicles.

September 11, 2018 Press Release

TRENTON, MIToday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed adding the McLouth Steel Site in Trenton, MI to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List

September 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Trump Administration ordered the closure of the Washington, DC office of the Palestine Liberation Organization:

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee approved Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s (MI-12) and Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources (EMPOWER) and Care Act (H.R.

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September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) committed to holding a meeting in Michigan on PFAS chemicals in drinking water, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Tim Walberg (MI-7) followed up on the commitment and called for details to finalize a time and place.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today during a Congressional hearing, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) called on EPA to set one national standard on contaminants in drinking water and received commitments from the EPA to hold public meetings on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Michigan.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the heels of Labor Day, Democratic Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today issued the findings of their “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” initiative – launched in early 2016.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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