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Dingell Statement on ICE Policy to Remove International Students

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced modifications to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) that would mean students taking a full online course load cannot remain in the United States: “My district is home to thousands of international students attending Michigan universitie... Read More »

Dingell Leads Amicus Brief on Fuel Economy Regulations

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led the filing of an amicus brief in the case of Union of Concerned Scientists, et al. v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), et al., which is currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Dingell – along with House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone and Senate Environment and Public ... Read More »

Dingell Update: July 6

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Here is an update for July 6th. Thought of the day: “Our humanity makes us each a part of something greater than ourselves.” – Sonia Sotomayor Hope everyone had a good and safe 4th of July. I was able to spend time with veterans, young people and around the district wearing my mask, urging people to be careful, and reminding them to follow the guidelines. But as always, it feels good to have that ... Read More »

Dingell Announces $150,000 in Funding to Art Organizations Across District

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DEABORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced three local organizations will receive $50,000 each in direct funding from the National Endowment of the Arts. The funds, a part of the CARES Act passed by Congress in March, will be used to support staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel, and facilities costs. “The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the art organizati... Read More »

Dingell Update: June 2nd

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Here is an update for July 2nd. Thought of the day: “Our greatness has always come from people who expect nothing and take nothing for granted - folks who work hard for what they have, then reach back and help others after them.” — Michelle Obama On Wednesday, Michigan reported 262 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths related to COVID-19. Last month, the number of COVID cases increased in June by 50%. ... Read More »

Dingell Update: July 1, 2020

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Here is an update for July 1st. Thought of the day: “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Helen Keller On Tuesday, Michigan reported 373 new COVID-19 cases. Nationally, new infections have topped 40,000 in four of the past five days and that number has surpassed the worst days of April. The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is surging in seven states — Texas, Ar... Read More »

House Adopts Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives adopted the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act as an amendment to the Moving Forward Act – which is currently being debated on the House Floor. Led by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), RAWA has broad support of conservation and sportsmen’s leaders. This bipartisan legislation would help promote and enhan... Read More »

Dingell Priorities Central in House Climate Crisis Action Plan

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, work by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was front and center as the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework. Dingell had five bills included in the committee’s recommendations and seen as important tools in the effort to solve the climate crisis. Dingell’s USA Electrify Forward Act, Vehicle Innovation ... Read More »

House Passes Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s (D-MI) Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator passed the House as it was successfully adopted as an amendment to the Moving Forward Act – which is currently being debated on the House Floor. The Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator – formerly known as and based on H.R.5416, the National Climate Bank Act – publicly finances and stim... Read More »

Addressing the climate crisis

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The time is now for an agenda to address the climate crisis on all fronts. Today, House Democrats unveiled an agenda to address climate change, create new jobs, and transition our country to a clean energy economy. I’m proud to let you know that this agenda has 8 provisions I fought for on behalf of the hardworking men and women in Michigan. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate C... Read More »

Dingell Update: June 29

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Here is an update for June 29th. Thought of the day: “A powerful attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” – Remez Sasson Yesterday, Johns Hopkins informed the public that more than half a million people worldwide have died from COVID-19. The U.S. has more than 125,000 of those deaths. This virus is still out there with the number of cases continuing to spike across the... Read More »

Dingell Demands Answers on EPA’s Declined Enforcement Actions Across Great Lakes Region

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led 22 of her colleagues in probing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about the troubling decline reported in the enforcement of important environmental regulations across the Great Lakes region, which could have devastating impacts on human health and the health of these natural resources for generations. In a recent report publi... Read More »

Dingell Pushes HUD to Explain Eviction Notices at Sycamore-Meadows Apartments in Superior Township

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SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pushed the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to explain eviction notices sent to several tenants of Sycamore-Meadows Apartments in Superior Township, Michigan. The eviction notices were delivered as a result of “community disturbances” from a block party on June 4th, with many tenants, including several not involve... Read More »

Dingell Votes for Legislative Package to Make Healthcare & Prescription Drugs More Affordable

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, a legislative package that would lower the cost of prescription drugs, expand access to healthcare, reduce racial and ethnic health coverage disparities, and protect those with pre-existing conditions. Introduction of this package comes in the midst of a global pandemic... Read More »

Dingell Update: June 27

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Here is an update for June 27th. Thought of the day: “But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr. On Friday, Michigan reported 353 new COVID-19 cases. We keep saying it, but there’s been an uptick in cases. Yesterday, Dr. Tony Fauci said “For goodness sakes: avoid crowds, wear masks. Those are the fundamentals that -- when you look at the... Read More »

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