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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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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.

March 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As students from across the country prepare to march on Saturday, U.S.

March 23, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – In celebration of March as National Reading Month, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will visit the Taylor Community Library tomorrow, March 24th to host a special story time and craft making event for children in the community. The story time event is free and open to the public.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on House passage of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act.


In The News

July 17, 2017 In The News

The Trump administration is expected to release a NAFTA negotiation plan soon, which could have a large effect on Michigan's economy. NAFTA is opposed by many American workers, who say the plan has taken U.S. jobs to Mexico.

July 15, 2017 In The News

Allen Park (WWJ) — Congresswoman Debbie Dingell presented a Purple Heart to the family of a World War I veteran on Saturday as part of a special ceremony in Allen Park.

Rupert Scheer was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action while serving in France in 1918 during the aftermath of the Battle of Belleau Wood.

July 12, 2017 In The News

Washington — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, introduced legislation today with a Republican colleague that she said would close loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns in Michigan and many other states. 

July 12, 2017 In The News

Washington — Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell of Dearborn said Wednesday she is working on creating a caucus in Congress for members concerned about domestic violence.

The second-term lawmaker said she is also planning to hold conferences in Washington and Michigan during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

July 10, 2017 In The News

We return to Washington this week to an uncertain future for the Affordable Care Act. After 10 days of being home, I am more unsettled, worried and focused than ever on the responsibility we as elected officials have to our constituents.

October 25, 2016 In The News

ANN ARBOR, MI – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is reaching out to the Environmental Protection Agency, raising concerns about the Gelman dioxane plume spreading through the Ann Arbor area's groundwater.

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.




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.

July 13, 2016 Video

U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Candice Miller (MI-10), and Darin LaHood (IL-18) introduced bipartisan legislation to support fish and wildlife in the Great Lakes.