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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.

December 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With bowl season in full swing, U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Jim Clyburn (SC-06) and Joe Wilson (SC-02) today wagered on whether the University of Michigan Wolverines or the University of South Carolina Gamecocks would win in Monday’s Outback Bowl Game.

 

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the Continuing Resolution to fund the government. 
 

December 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services assessed that the state will exhaust its funding for Michigan’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by April 2018 without action by Congress.

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December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on House passage of the Republican tax plan.

December 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today continued a Dingell holiday tradition, releasing the 2017 edition of the Dingell jingle, set to the tune of “Winter Wonderland.” Full text of the jingle is below.

 

House phones ring

Are you listening

Folks are mad

But Ryan’s insisting

Another tax fight!

December 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) introduced H.R. 4647, the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, to help promote and enhance our nation’s conservation efforts and ensure the long-term health of fish and wildlife throughout the country.

December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Don Beyer (VA-08), and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) today led 104 House Democrats in a letter to House Leadership urging the removal of harmful provisions attached to the final spending legislation for FY 18 that would weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, after being pressed by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) during a hearing of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt committed to keeping the doors of the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory open in Ann Arbor.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Daniel Webster (FL-11) today introduced legislation to strengthen and evaluate emergency preparedness procedures for hospitals and long-term care facilities.

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January 15, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — A group of congress members, including three from Michigan, introduced a bill Wednesday to remove discriminatory limitations that would exclude certain dual nationals from the Visa Waiver Program.

U.S. representatives Justin Amash (R-Mich.), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) presented the Equal Protection in Travel Act of 2016.

January 13, 2016 In The News

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, joined Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Wednesday in events that included a roundtable discussion with Iraqi and Syrian refugees at the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus.

January 12, 2016 In The News

LANSING, MI -- University of Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't just lead U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell's favorite team, he leads by example.

"For me he's the best of what the country should be and is," Dingell told MLive Monday night, pointing to his track record of hard work and teamwork.

January 4, 2016 In The News

As she nears the end of her first year in Congress, U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) has stepped up to speak on behalf of the charitable community. In this interview she reflects upon Detroit’s Grand Bargain, the contributions philanthropy made, and Congress’ role in creating a tax code that provides certainty to the process.

December 22, 2015 In The News

DETROIT — Heads of civil rights organizations, interfaith activists, government officials and religious leaders gathered at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American history to condemn the rising tides of Islamophobia, which are manifesting as hate crimes across the nation.

December 19, 2015 In The News

The effort to honor an 85-year-old Ypsilanti veteran for his heroic 1967 actions that saved eight men's lives in Vietnam took a big step forward Friday when Congress approved a critical piece of legislation needed for him to receive the Medal of Honor.

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December 18, 2015 In The News

Freshman Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., continues to carry on the tradition of writing the “Dingell Jingle,” which she released Friday.

December 18, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.

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December 11, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Four Democratic members of Michigan’s congressional delegation urged U.S. Senate leaders on Friday to consider changes to legislation which would tighten rules on 38 countries whose citizens can visit the U.S. without a visa, calling parts of the bill discriminatory.

November 24, 2015 In The News

Rep. Debbie Dingell is seeking answers from the director of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System following reports that surgeries for veterans were recently canceled or moved to another facility after particulate matter was observed on sterile surgical equipment.

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