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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

Representing the 12th District of Michigan

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a bill cosponsored by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) that bans the practice of prohibiting pharmacists from telling patients when less-expensive options to pay for prescription drugs may be available.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to improve Medicare so seniors have better access to the healthcare they need.

September 12, 2018 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the Dearborn and Pittsfield Township Fire Departments will receive a combined $600,000 in federal support to acquire new vehicles.

September 11, 2018 Press Release

TRENTON, MIToday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed adding the McLouth Steel Site in Trenton, MI to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List

September 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Trump Administration ordered the closure of the Washington, DC office of the Palestine Liberation Organization:

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee approved Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s (MI-12) and Congressman Brett Guthrie’s (KY-02) Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources (EMPOWER) and Care Act (H.R.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) committed to holding a meeting in Michigan on PFAS chemicals in drinking water, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Tim Walberg (MI-7) followed up on the commitment and called for details to finalize a time and place.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today during a Congressional hearing, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) called on EPA to set one national standard on contaminants in drinking water and received commitments from the EPA to hold public meetings on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Michigan.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the heels of Labor Day, Democratic Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today issued the findings of their “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” initiative – launched in early 2016.

September 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, US Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement on the departure of USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry:


In The News

November 23, 2015 In The News

A bill that would earmark funds for research and development of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies as well as create truck-specific programs within the Department of Energy (DOE) has been introduced in the House by Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) as the Vehicle Innovation Act (VIA), H.R. 4106.

November 18, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congress stood for a moment of silence Wednesday to commemorate the victims of last week's double suicide bombing in Beirut and other ISIS victims across the world. 

November 16, 2015 In The News

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) appeared at a commercial vehicle outfitting plant in Taylor Friday to announce legislation that promotes investments in research and development of fuel-efficient technologies.

November 12, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, speaks openly about her childhood experiences with domestic violence.

The congresswoman recalls many ugly fights between her parents, including one particular night when her father almost shot her mother. She remembers stepping between them and trying to grab the gun.

November 12, 2015 In The News

Veterans from Michigan who began their service during World War II addressed an audience of several hundred at Hill Auditorium on Wednesday as part of the Service Above Self initiative, which honored veterans observing Veterans Day.

November 6, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — An 85-year-old Ypsilanti man who flew helicopters during the Vietnam War could receive the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award, under legislation proposed by several members of Michigan’s congressional delegation on Friday.

October 30, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama specifically mentioned Michigan automakers as being helped by a Pacific Rim trade deal which was released in detail on Thursday, but at least one — Ford Motor Co. — complained it still doesn’t go far enough to address currency manipulation.

October 23, 2015 In The News

The debate over measures to reduce gun violence poses a cruel paradox. The most effective steps are politically unthinkable and likely unconstitutional.

October 22, 2015 In The News

"Never let the hand you hold, hold you down." These are words of empowerment for millions of survivors of domestic violence in America. The words could also apply to many members of Congress, who must let go of the hands of gun industry lobbyists. Their hands hold campaign contributions but they also hold down gun safety legislation.

October 19, 2015 In The News

Groups representing various sectors of the economy, government and environmentalists debated the future of Michigan's energy policy and what it could mean for business -- and residents.

"As I see it, Michigan is at a critical juncture for its energy future," said Ariana Gonzalez, an energy analyst with the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group.