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Dingell Statement on Supreme Court Rahimi Decision

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling in United States v. Rahimi to uphold a federal ban on the possession of a gun by someone who has been the subject of a domestic violence restraining order. “Since 1994, we’ve made a promise to survivors that their abusers who were subject to domestic violence protection orders could not ...

Dingell, Kelly Introduce Resolution Honoring World FSHD Day

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) this week introduced a bipartisan resolution honoring June 20, 2024, as World Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Day. FSHD is a genetic neuromuscular disease that leads to the weakening of skeletal muscles that affects more than 40,000 Americans. “There is a critical need for investments in research and development to advance t...

Dingell Meets With Giffords Courage Fellows During Gun Violence Awareness Month

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) this week met with participants in the Giffords Courage Fellowship Program from Michigan to discuss their experiences and efforts combatting gun violence. “Gun violence has impacted the lives of far too many Americans and thoughts and prayers are not going to prevent the next tragedy. We in Congress have a responsibility to ensure our young people can grow up s...

Dingell Urges HHS to Fully Implement MENA Community Inclusion Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) this week joined Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) in applauding the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) efforts to update the standards for race and ethnicity data collection and use. Additionally, they urged Secretary Xavier Becerra to fully imple...

Dingell Statement on Final Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) final corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for passenger cars and light trucks built during and after model year 2027. “I have long said that we need one national program that simultaneously gives the industry certainty while reducing emissions and making...

Dingell Tours Northville Township Public Safety Headquarters to Highlight Nearly $1 Million for Emergency Communications Upgrades

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today toured the Northville Township Public Safety Headquarters to see firsthand the need for emergency communications equipment upgrades to better serve 730,000 residents throughout the region. Dingell secured $963,000 in federal funds for Northville Township to upgrade its emergency communications technology through the FY 2024 government appropriations proce...

Dingell Statement on MilCon-VA Funding Bill

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on her “no” vote on House Republicans’ extreme 2025 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies funding bill. “Taking care of veterans is always one of my top priorities, but this bill would hurt them, not help them. This issue should never be divisive or partisan, but today it was. This legislation would cut m...

Dingell Announces $9.1 Million in HHS Grants for the University of Michigan

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive $9,107,321 in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct research in areas including aging, allergy, immunology, and transplantation, blood diseases and resources, drug abuse and addiction programs, heart and vascular diseases, pharmacology, physiology, and...

Dingell, Casten Call for Patient Care Provisions in Final CMS Rule

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Sean Casten (IL-06) this week led nine colleagues in a letter urging Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Brooks-LaSure to implement quality standards of care and protections from abuse and neglect for older Americans and people with disabilities. “We recognize that CMS has taken significant steps toward protecting the care Medica...

Dingell, Carter Honor Rosalynn Smith Carter’s Legacy of Mental Health Advocacy

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) reintroduced a resolution honoring Rosalynn Smith Carter for her many years of mental health advocacy during Mental Health Awareness Month. “Former First Lady Rosalynn Smith Carter used her powerful voice and passion for mental health care to force a long overdue reckoning in our nation,” said Rep. Dingell. “At a time when man...

Dingell, Grijalva, Beyer Recognize Endangered Species Day

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Raul M. Grijalva (AZ-07), and Don Beyer (VA-08), co-chairs of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Caucus, today introduced a resolution recognizing Friday, May 17 as Endangered Species Day. The resolution recognizes the strong role that the ESA has played in safeguarding America’s environmental heritage and the need to prioritize conservation efforts to address...

Dingell Statement in Support of Increased Tariffs on Chinese EVs

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement in support of the Biden Administration’s action to raise tariffs on Chinese-produced electric vehicles and other products. “I strongly support the Biden Administration’s decision to increase tariffs to strengthen domestic automotive manufacturing, protect American jobs, and safeguard our global leadership in the auto industry. W...

Dingell Announces $2 Million for Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology Research for American Center for Mobility

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced the American Center for Mobility (ACM) in Ypsilanti will receive $2,034,651 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for the NEXTCAR Phase-II Program. The title of the project is Measurement of Energy Efficiency through Track Testing within Augmented Reality Integrated Simulations for CAV Sy...

Dingell Update: 05.10.2024

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Dear Friend, Time keeps flying and it is never dull. I am trying to behave and listen to the doctors, so I haven’t had a Diet Coke in almost three weeks and I’m trying to find that new drink that hits the spot. Junk food is gone, lots of soup, eggs, and soft foods. Someday, I may even hit those vegetables. Washington has been nonstop. I have met with two school groups since the last newsletter, an...

Dingell, Granger Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Place Memorial to the Working Women of WWII on the National Mall

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Kay Granger (TX-12) today introduced a bipartisan bill to authorize the National Mall as the location for the memorial honoring the women who worked on the home front during World War II. The Women Who Worked on the Home Front Memorial Location Act is the next legislative step needed after Congress passed bipartisan legislation in 2022 authorizing the est...

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