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Coronavirus update: April 2, 2020

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Here’s an update for Thursday, April 2. Thought of the day: Mark Twain said it best, “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear.” A Detroit ad agency released this powerful video. We are the Motor City. We are Strong. We stay home now so we can come back stronger than ever. Click below to watch the video. I had my weekly town hall and am very grateful for Jeff Donofrio, ... Read More »

Reps. Tlaib, Dingell Call on TSA to Safeguard DTW Employees Health, Wellbeing During COVID—19 Crisis

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DETROIT—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske calling on the agency to safeguard the health and wellbeing of TSA employees at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) during the COVID—19 crisis, as well as answer a series of questions about its response plan going forwa... Read More »

Coronavirus update: April 1, 2020

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Here’s an update for Wednesday, April 1. Thought of the day: We forget that waking up each day is the first thing we should be grateful for. Remember, social distancing really means physical distancing. We need to stay connected by calling your friends and family, schedule a FaceTime happy hour with people from work, check in on an old friend, and continue to keep in touch. With daily coronavirus ... Read More »

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Regulations

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the Trump Administration released their final rule on fuel economy regulations: “This proposal takes us in the wrong direction for every key metric for this industry, and causes serious and detrimental harm to an industry that needs certainty. The Administration’s inability to work with all stakehold... Read More »

Coronavirus update: March 31, 2020

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Here’s an update for Tuesday, March 31. Thought of the day: “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” We know Southeast Michigan, and according to the White House, Detroit and Dearborn are hotspots right now. That means more than ever we must listen to the scientists and doctors and do all we can to stop the spread. For most of us that means staying home. We continue to talk to local hospital... Read More »

Dingell, Tlaib Urge US Steel to Protect Worker Health & Safety During COVID-19

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ECORSE, MI - After receiving several complaints from workers at the Great Lakes Works facility in Ecorse, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) are calling on US Steel to take all necessary measures to protect the health and safety of the workers immediately. Dingell and Tlaib received confidential complaints about unsafe working conditions at the plant, including a lack o... Read More »

Coronavirus update: March 30, 2020

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Here’s an update for Monday, March 30. Thought of the day: I thought Isaac Robinson was invincible. He was big, and tough and fearless and fought for the little guy anyway he could. I thought he could survive anything and the invisible enemy got him yesterday. God Bless You Isaac - God must have needed another rabble rouser in heaven. May your departing message save lives—COVID- 19 kills. Stay Hom... Read More »

Coronavirus resources and information

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Websites and Hotlines: State of Michigan coronavirus website: https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus State of Michigan coronavirus hotline: 1-888-535-6136, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week Centers for Disease control website: https://www.coronavirus.gov Wayne County Health department website: Visit the website Washtenhaw County Health Department website: www.Washtenaw.org/3095/COVID-1 Quick Links:... Read More »

Dingell on Ford, UAW, GE, Airon Announcing Production of Critical Ventilators

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YPSILANTI, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Ford Motor Company, UAW, General Electric (GE), and Airon announced a partnership for the production of critically-needed ventilators at Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan: “This is a welcome announcement. Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti – home to the original Rosie the Riveters – will once again j... Read More »

Marking Fifth Anniversary of Yemen Conflict, Dingell and Tlaib Reiterate Calls to Address Humanitarian Situation, Ongoing Military Conflict in the War in Yemen

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WASHINGTON, DC – To mark the fifth anniversary of the Yemen war, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) issued a joint statement calling for renewed action to address the humanitarian situation in Yemen and to end the military conflict that has cost thousands of lives: “During an unprecedented global health crisis, the war in Yemen continues to cause a catastrophic humanitari... Read More »

Coronavirus update: March 29, 2020

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Here’s an update for Sunday, March 29. Thought of the day: It’s Sunday, and remember this quote: “I never knew how strong I was until being strong was my only option.” Michigan saw action yesterday. The President declared Michigan a federal disaster zone which will bring more assistance. More supplies arrived yesterday from the Federal Government, more supplies arrived from businesses and we canno... Read More »

Coronavirus Update: March 28, 2020

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Here’s an update for Saturday, March 28. Thought of the day: We each have a part to play. Healthcare workers are healing the infected. Essential workers are keeping us fed and producing protective gear. The rest of us need to STAY HOME and STOP THE SPREAD. Yesterday, the Congress passed and the President signed the third coronavirus response package. The bill increases unemployment benefits for th... Read More »

Coronavirus update: March 27, 2020

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Here’s an update for Friday, March 27. Thought of the day: I’ll say it once, I’ll say it twice, I’ll say it three times. Stay home, keep your distance and help mitigate the spread of this virus. Today the House will consider and likely pass the third bipartisan coronavirus relief package. The President is expected to sign it quickly. This legislation will increase unemployment benefits for the mil... Read More »

Dingell on Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the House passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Families and workers in Michigan are feeling deeply the direct impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. They, along with front-line healthcare workers, must be our immediate priority in our response. “Democrats put families and workers first and made grea... Read More »

Coronavirus update: March 26, 2020

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Here’s an update for Thursday, March 26. Thought of the day: We are going to get through it. Remember that. Humor, compassion, kindness. Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives. Last night, the Senate passed a significant relief package that will help our hospitals, frontline workers, and economy and the House will take this up tomorrow. It will send checks to more than 150 million American households, e... Read More »

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