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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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July 24, 2018 Press Release

ANN ARBOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the Great Lakes Observing System Regional Association in Ann Arbor will receive a $585,702 grant to improve early warning systems for Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on Lake Erie.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, all four Michigan Democratic Members of Congress – Representatives Sandy Levin, Dan Kildee, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence – issued the following joint statement:

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell led 14 of her colleagues in standing up for survivors of domestic violence, harassment, stalking, or sexual violence in the military.



In The News

April 26, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry late Thursday urging his agency to prioritize the evacuation of U.S. citizens stranded in Yemen amid airstrikes by Saudi Arabia.

April 24, 2015 In The News

The April 20 editorial “Trade pact showdown” implied that a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement with measures to stop currency manipulation by foreign governments could also constrain U.S. monetary policy, which helped us recover from the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes.

April 17, 2015 In The News

Several Michigan Democrats oppose a "fast track" bill for Pacific trade negotiations that they say would hurt Michigan companies and workers.

April 14, 2015 In The News

The average woman only makes 78 cents for every dollar her male counterpart makes in the same field.

In Michigan, that gap is even larger with women earning four cents per dollar less than the national average.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is hoping to close that gap with her recently introduced Paycheck Fairness Act.

April 9, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell visited the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor on Thursday to talk about college affordability and student loan debt.

"I think we're all concerned about the staggering amount of student debt we now see in this country," the Dearborn Democrat said to kick off a one-hour roundtable discussion with students and administrators inside the Michigan Union.

April 6, 2015 In The News

Washington — Democratic leaders in the U.S. House have appointed Rep. Debbie Dingell to a team responsible for counting votes and persuading members to side with positions of the party caucus.

She joins a whip team that includes Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, regional whip for the Midwest.

April 2, 2015 In The News

Several prominent state female political leaders visited the Ford School of Public Policy on Thursday to discuss women’s experiences running for elected office.

April 1, 2015 In The News

The Dearborn City Council endorsed the national campaign "Take On Hate" on Tuesday night to take a stand against bias and discrimination toward Arab and Muslim Americans.

The council, along with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, made the public pledge, which includes bigotry toward all people.

April 1, 2015 In The News

Romulus — Citing concern for their safety and that of passengers, Transportation Security Administration officers rallied Wednesday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport asking that the federal government hire armed security to protect them.

April 1, 2015 In The News

State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), teamed with U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell to talk about recently introduced legislation about earned pay and sick leave.

Geiss and Dingell are both working to pass legislation even about how sick time is earned. Both the state and federal bill call changes to how sick pay is earned for workers.