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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

TRENTON, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a notice of violation which found increased asbestos levels following demolitions at the former McLouth Steel Site in Trenton:

January 23, 2019 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced emergency legislation to allow states to make unemployment benefits available to unpaid federal workers who despite the government shutdown have continued to show up to work despite not receiving a paycheck.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Charles Kettles:

January 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was appointed to a seat on the Health Subcommittee on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the 116th Congress. She adds this subcommittee assignment to her other assignments on the Environment and Climate Change, Consumer Protection and Commerce, and Communications and Technology Subcommittees.

January 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Dan Kildee (MI-5) introduced bipartisan legislation that designates all PFAS chemicals as hazardous substances and allows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up contaminated sites in Michigan and across the country.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) reintroduced legislation to secure American voting systems against foreign interference.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced she would be introducing legislation to crack down on drunk driving in a speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives in memory of the Abbas family.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today joined colleagues in introducing the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act, which ensures multi-employer pension plans remain solvent and continue providing retirees and workers the retirement benefits they have earned.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed numerous health bills that Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) helped usher through committee and floor consideration.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

DEARBORN, MIOn Tuesday, January 22, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Sylvia Santana, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud, and Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials.


In The News

August 9, 2016 In The News

ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, MI – Two years ago, work began to return 82 acres of land that was once heavily farmed back to its natural pre-settlement state.
Now in the second growing season, the prairie grasslands along the south side of Joy Road — on both sides of U.S. 23 in Ann Arbor Township — are getting taller, and soon work will begin on restoring 14-plus acres of wetlands there.

August 4, 2016 In The News

DEARBORN — As Arab American community organizations and activists grow more frustrated over the ineffectiveness of talks with federal leaders about systematic discrimination, they reached out to top Justice Department officials for a helping hand. 

August 1, 2016 In The News

Her hands covered in oil, 18-year-old Phyllis Roullier assembled motor parts from morning to night at the Willow Run Bomber Plant to help win World War II.

On Monday, the now 97-year-old "Rosie the Riveter" of Belleville returned to the B-24 bomber plant's enormous remaining building.

July 29, 2016 In The News

Founded in 2001, the Detroit River International Refuge remains the only land conservation project of its kind in North America. Thanks to a donation from the Port of Monroe, the refuge will grow by an additional 35 acres.

July 22, 2016 In The News

Clayton and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell headed a community unity meeting and town hall discussion Thursday at the EMU Student Center to address the recent spate of violence involving police officers and African-Americans in the United States.

July 14, 2016 In The News

House Republicans accused the Obama administration on Thursday of employing a double standard in favor of renewable energy when leasing out federal lands, pointing in particular to a controversial solar project in California.

July 11, 2016 In The News

Last Thursday, a bipartisan bill to provide $1.3 billion toward wildlife conservation was introduced to Congress. The bill, H.R. 5650, was introduced to the House of Representatives as the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act by Rep. Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from Michigan, and Rep. Don Young, a Republican from Alaska.

July 7, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Don Young (AK) and Debbie Dingell (MI) Thursday introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2016 to help promote and enhance our nation’s conservation efforts and ensure the long-term health of fish and wildlife throughout the country.

July 6, 2016 In The News

Everyone knows John Dingell brings the fun. And bipartisanship and ice cream. 

The Michigan State Society, in cahoots with Dingell's wife, Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell, threw the Dean a 90th birthday party on Wednesday in the room named after him in the Rayburn Office Building. 

June 30, 2016 In The News

BERKLEY, MI — Last week, the Democrats of Michigan's Congressional delegation were sitting on the floor in the U.S. House chamber, calling for a vote on gun control measures.