Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

dingell banner


Latest News

April 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) today led 87 Representatives in urging Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to reinstate longstanding policy that requires factories and industrial operations to limit toxic air pollutants.

April 24, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) hosted a community forum entitled “Challenges and Opportunities: A discussion about Arab Women in public service.” She hosted members of the Empowering Kuwaiti Women in Politics (EKWIP) program with local leaders and officials to discuss the persistent barriers facing women seeking public office in the U.S.

April 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today introduced the Defective Firearms Protection Act, legislation that allows the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to address safety defects in firearms like they would for any other consumer product by potentially issuing safety warnings and issuing recalls if necessary.

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.


In The News

May 16, 2016 In The News

KINCARDINE, Ontario — If there was an off-key moment during the otherwise flawlessly executed trip to the U.S. Capitol this spring by the new Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, it might have come when he was cornered by Rep. Debbie Dingell.

May 6, 2016 In The News

More than 30,000 Michigan current and retired workers avoided pension cuts — for now — when the Treasury Department rejected a Teamsters Central State Pension Plan proposal that would have started in July.

March 1, 2016 In The News

In 1942, Mildred Crow Sargent was a teenage mother from Tennessee who migrated to Detroit to work in an aircraft assembly plant as part of America's massive mobilization for WWII.

And, as she told a New York University "Real Rosie the Riveter" history project in 2010, she was "the fastest riveter" in the place.

February 18, 2016 In The News

ANN ARBOR, MI — As local officials in Ann Arbor continue to raise concerns that Michigan is years behind on updating the state's cleanup standards for 1,4-dioxane, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is weighing in on the issue.

February 6, 2016 In The News

It's been less than three months since Chad Carr, the 5-year-old grandson of former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, died following a 15-month battle with an inoperable brain tumor.

But his legacy lives on.

Chad's passing in November came at the hands of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an extremely rare type of pediatric brain cancer.

February 3, 2016 In The News

Following up on the success of last year’s “Valentines for Veterans” event U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) asking local students from across her district to help keep the program going.

Dingell is asking students to make handmade cards for local veterans in order to show them they are “loved and appreciated.”

February 3, 2016 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is leading a bipartisan coalition of 89 representatives in asking the U.S. Treasury Department to reject a Central States Pension Fund request to cut retiree benefits.

January 27, 2016 In The News

During her speech Monday, to a crowd of area dignitaries, business leaders and high school students, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) was forced to apologize several times.

Not however because she misspoke, but in a jocular manner, apologizing for not speaking like many other politicians, and not being “politically correct” in her terminology.

January 25, 2016 In The News

Two congressional Democrats on Monday blamed Ford Motor Co.'s exit from Japan on the lack of currency manipulation provisions in a sweeping Asia-Pacific trade deal.

January 20, 2016 In The News

DETROIT, MI -- President Barack Obama began touring the North American International Auto Show in Detroit around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

He was expected to visit the exhibits of General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and ZF, which develops sensors, processors other devices for automated driving.