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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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November 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced bipartisan legislation to extend financial protections to seniors who receive long-term care in their home or a community setting.

November 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After House Republican Leadership denied a floor vote on a War Powers resolution that would end U.S. involvement in the Yemen conflict, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell issued the following statement:

November 1, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Open enrollment for healthcare insurance begins today and will be available through December 15, 2018. Michiganders and people and across the country can explore their options for affordable health insurance at for the next six weeks.

October 19, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to United States Postal Service Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan highlighting reported absentee voter issues in Michigan’s 12th District. Dingell’s office was contacted by multiple voters who had their ballots improperly forwarded back to their home after completing the form this week.

October 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) signed on as an original cosponsor of bipartisan legislation led by Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02) to prohibit all U.S arms sales to government of Saudi Arabia until the Secretary of State determines that the Saudi regime is not responsible for the disappearance or death of Jamal Khashoggi.

October 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led 27 of her Democratic House colleagues in calling for the Saudi government to support an independent investigation into the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi, a US-based journalist and writer who went missing after entering the Saudi Arabian consulate in Ankara, Turkey on October 2. There is no record of Mr.

October 10, 2018 Press Release

Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Keith Ellison (MN-5), Co-Chairs of the Medicare For All Congressional Caucus released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Op-Ed on Medicare For All:

October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) led through committee and the House that bans the practice of prohibiting pharmacists from telling patients when less-expensive options to pay for prescription drugs may be available.

October 10, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) invites local students to participate in the Sending Smiles to Vets program by making Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas cards for local veterans.

October 5, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement in celebration of National Manufacturing Day:


In The News

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.

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.

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.