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January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that she has invited Cindy Garcia of Lincoln Park, MI to be her guest at the 2018 State of the Union in Washington, DC. Ms. Garcia is a UAW worker and the wife of Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old father of two who was deported to Mexico this week after living in the United States for 30 years.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) issued the following statements after news that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn its approval of Ohio EPA’s assessment of the state’s list of impaired waterways. That assessment failed to address the open waters of Lake Erie. U.S.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Michigan Supreme Court rejected Gelman Sciences’ appeal seeking to overturn a decision by a local court judge.

January 16, 2018 Press Release

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after touring the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with a bipartisan delegation of Members of Congress.

January 15, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MIU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

January 13, 2018 Press Release

TAYLOR, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), 12th District State Legislators and local officials today held a town hall in Taylor to provide information about the newly enacted Republican tax plan and what it means for Michigan.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Reauthorization Act of 2018, which increases federal funding to support regional health care systems in preparing for natural disasters and other threats.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined colleagues on the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force to announce the legislative agenda for 2018. The agenda includes commonsense, bipartisan legislation to address the opioid epidemic by supporting prevention, treatment, recovery, and law enforcement efforts. 

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January 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appointed Dr. Ginny Creasman to be the new director of the VA Ann Arbor Health Care System.

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October 14, 2016 In The News

Religious and racial intolerance are reaching alarming levels. Populist politicians have taken advantage of the spread of violence across the world to scapegoat Arab and Muslim Americans. 

October 14, 2016 In The News

DEARBORN – Yemeni Americans are divided over the events unfolding in their homeland, but after a Saudi-led air strike claimed as many as 140 people at a funeral in Sanaa, they came together in condemning the attack.

October 7, 2016 In The News

Washington — Four Michigan House members this week signed onto a letter with 88 other Democrats urging President Barack Obama to veto any Republican attempts to strip Endangered Species Act protections from authorizing or spending bills this fall.

September 30, 2016 In The News

Ann Arbor — She was walking home from her part-time job she had in college when a man appeared, pointed a gun at her and told her she’d better do what he told her.

Natasha Alexenko, then a 20-year-old student in New York, thought she was getting robbed, or that the man was running from police. Instead, he guided her back to her apartment building, where he raped and sodomized her.

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September 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Three U.S. House of Representatives members, including Michigan's Debbie Dingell, served as the proponents of a letter sent to Homeland Security urging enhanced due process protections for the No-Fly List.

September 25, 2016 In The News

Washington — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell wants to make secretive trade negotiations less secret.

Legislation introduced this week by the Dearborn Democrat aims to bring sunshine to the process of negotiating trade deals, in part by requiring the publication of the text online after each round of negotiations, so that interested parties and stakeholders may review it.

September 22, 2016 In The News

Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced the Promoting Transparency in Trade Act, a bill designed to shine more sunshine on trade negotiations that result in treaties like the much-maligned Trans-Pacific Partnership.

September 16, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) recently announced that the Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services in Dearborn will receive a $555,711 Navigator grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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September 8, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Dearborn) announced recently that the University of Michigan would receive three awards from the National Science Foundation. A cumulative $8,062,199 will span across three separate academic areas to combat a diverse range of global issues.

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September 1, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency in Wyandotte and Southwest Counseling Solutions in Dearborn/Dearborn Heights will receive grants totaling $2,209,325 from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as part of an ongoing initiative to prevent homelessness among Veterans and their families.

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