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Dingell Votes to Crack Down on Fuel Price Gouging to Lower Costs at the Pump

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) voted in support of H.R. 7688, the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act, legislation to crack down on price gouging by Big Oil companies that result in higher prices at the pump. “While families are struggling to fill their cars with gas, Big Oil companies have kept their production low in order to rake up record profits,” said D...

Dingell, Hill Applaud Committee Passage of Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today advanced a bill including language from Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rep. French Hill (AR-02)’s, H.R. 7681, the Preventing Overdoses and Saving Lives Act 2.0. Language from H.R. 7681 was included as part of a broader package passed by the committee, the Restoring Hope and Mental Health and Well-Being Act. “The opioid epidemic h...

Dingell Votes to Improve Access to Safe, Affordable Infant Formula

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) voted in support of H.R. 7790, the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, and H.R. 7791, the Access to Baby Formula Act. These two bills will improve families’ access to infant formula and prevent this crisis from potentially happening again. “For many families, formula isn’t a choice – it’s a necessity for the health and well...

Dingell Joins President Biden at White House to Announce Reduced High-Speed Internet Costs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after joining President Biden and Vice President Harris at the White House to announce commitments from 20 Internet providers that will lower high-speed internet costs for millions of Americans: "If we’re going to bring our nation’s infrastructure into the 21st century, we need to expand access to afforda...

Dingell Joins House Natural Resources Chair Grijalva on Tour of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

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TRENTON, MI - On Saturday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined House Natural Resources Chair Raúl Grijalva on a tour of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge to discuss ongoing efforts to enhance our nation’s conservation efforts, including Congresswoman Dingell's Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). "We are in the midst of an unprecedented biodiversity crisis and we need ac...

Congresswoman Dingell, Secretary Haaland Celebrate Re-Opening of John D. Dingell, Jr. Visitor Center at Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

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TRENTON, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to mark the official re-opening of the John D. Dingell, Jr. Visitor Center at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. “The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge was John’s dream, and he never stopped strategizing, worrying, and planning for its future until the day he died. ...

Dingell to Introduce Resolution Recognizing Eid al-Fitr, the Conclusion of Ramadan

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Dearborn, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced that she will introduce a Congressional resolution to recognize Eid al-Fitr and offer best wishes and respect to all Muslims at the conclusion of Ramadan. “As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close, this is a sacred time for our Muslim friends and neighbors to recommit to the values of compassion and generosity, and to celebra...

Reps. Dingell, Tlaib, Eshoo, & Kelly Introduce Health Equity Bill for MENA Communities

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18), and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02) introduced the Health Equity and Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Community Inclusion Act of 2022, legislation that will help ensure the experiences and needs of the MENA community are reflected in the federal government’...

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Support Fish & Wildlife Restoration in Great Lakes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5973, the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation introduced by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), along with Representatives Darrin LaHood (R-IL), Paul Tonko (D-NY), and David Joyce (R-OH), to support fish and wildlife in the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Reautho...

Dingell Tours Henry Ford College, Highlights $2 million Federal Investment in Workforce Development

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DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today toured Henry Ford College in Dearborn with HFC President Russell Kavalhuna to highlight a $2 million federal investment she secured in the omnibus appropriation package to support innovations in workforce education. “Henry Ford College is training the next generation of American workers through their Technology Skills Development and Career...

Dingell Celebrates Historic Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States, making her the first Black woman to sit on the nation’s highest Court: “Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has made history today as the Senate confirmed her to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black ...

Congresswoman Dingell Statement on the Retirement of Congressman Fred Upton

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement after Congressman Fred Upton announced that he will retire at the end of his term: “For 35 years, Fred Upton has been a devoted public servant for Southwest Michigan and our nation. “Throughout his career, he has always put the people he served first. To him, ‘bipartisan’ and ‘compromise’ are not forbidden words...

Dingell Praises USDOT’s New, Landmark Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Dr. Steven Cliff as the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, which will improve fuel efficiency, lower costs for consumers, give industry certainty, and fi...

Dingell Tours Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Highlights Nearly $1 Million Federal Investment in Patient Care

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today toured Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital (HFWH) with HFWH President Jennifer Eslinger to highlight a $900,000 federal investment she secured in the omnibus appropriations package to improve facilities and expand telehealth services. “Access to telehealth services proved to be critical throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dingell. “Throug...

Dingell Announces Over $500,000 in Research Grants for the University of Michigan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced today that theUniversity of Michigan will receive a $525,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research the frequency in which people conceal sickness and what motivates those decisions, as well as the cognitive and psychological impacts of those decisions. “Concealing illness has long been a problem in protecting ...

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