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Dingell Sends Letter to Secretary of State Urging U.S. Assistance to Combat Fires in Lebanon

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mike Green urging full assistance from the US government to combat the devastating wildfires in Lebanon. “The fires have caused irreparable damage to Lebanon’s nature as well as its residents, including American c... Read More »

Dingell Statement on Passage of Resolution Opposing US Actions in Syria

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released the following statement after House passage of H.J.Res 77, a resolution opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria. “Once again, President Trump’s lack of a clear strategy in the Middle East is harming American interests abroad. This rash de... Read More »

Schakowsky, Sarbanes, Dingell Endorse H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released a statement on H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, in advance of the Committee’s markup of the legislation: “Today, we are announcing our endorsement of H.R. 3, a pillar of the Democr... Read More »

Dingell, Tlaib, McCollum, EPA Workers and AFGE Union Discuss Closure of Grosse Ile Station, Attacks on Employees’ Rights, Agency Mission

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) – Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment – met with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) affected by the recent closure of the Large Lakes Research Station office on Grosse Ile. The lawmakers and union mem... Read More »

Dingell: Since the Rouge River Fire We’ve Come a Long Way, But We Can’t Turn the Needle Back

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Rouge River Fires: “50 years ago the Rouge River caught fire, catching the attention of our country. Filled with oil and other pollutants, the Rouge River became a symbol of over pollution and weak environmental protection. But this fire was a turning point, forcing our leader... Read More »

Dingell, Tlaib Kayak Rouge River to Highlight Environmental Clean Up of River

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Dingell, Tlaib Kayak Rouge River to Highlight Environmental Clean Up of River MELVINDALE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) kayaked the Rouge River to highlight environmental cleanup of the river since it first caught fire 50 years ago. The kayaking began at the Melvindale Civic Arena and finished at Belanger Park. The representatives passed t... Read More »

Dingell, State Senator and Reps Hold Town Hall on Environmental Protection

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WYANDOTTE, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Stephanie Chang, State Representative Cara Clemente, and State Representative Darrin Camilleri hosted a town hall discussion on efforts to clean up industrial pollution of the past across Downriver communities. The representatives were also jointed by State Senator Marshall Bullock. A link to the photos from the event can be found... Read More »

Dingell, U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announce May Date for Grand Opening of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway and Visitor Center

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GROSSE ILE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced that on May 9, 2020, there will be an event to mark the Grand Opening of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway and visitor center. The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is the first and only international refuge in North Amer... Read More »

Jayapal and Dingell: Trump’s Medicare Advantage Expansion Puts Profits Over People

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to President Trump’s announcement of an executive order to bolster the privatization of Medicare Advantage, the private-sector version of Medicare, Congresswoman Jayapal (D-WA) and Congresswoman Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement: “From the very beginning, this president and his administration have made repeated attempts to sabotage the Affordable... Read More »

Dingell, Tlaib Host Service Academy Nomination Information Session

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Belleville, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) hosted a Military Service Academy Information Session in Belleville, MI to give high school students and their families an opportunity to meet veterans and service academy representatives. Dingell’s and Tlaib’s office provided information about the service academy nomination process. Photos from the event... Read More »

Dingell Stands with UAW Workers Looking for a Fair Shake

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ROMULUS, MI – As the UAW Strikes continue, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) this week continued to visit picket lines and stand with UAW workers at the GM plant in Romulus. Dingell will visit different shifts all week at all the plants in her district. Photos of Dingell’s visit are available here. “All the UAW workers want is a fair shake,” said Dingell. “The spirit on the picket lines are stro... Read More »

Joyce Named Co-Chair of Great Lakes Task Force

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) was elected by his colleagues as Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force. A bipartisan working group that aims to enhance the economic and environmental health of the Great Lakes region, the Task Force is also Co-Chaired by Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), Bill Huizenga (MI-2) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12). “A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, I have... Read More »

Dingell’s Bipartisan Legislation to Address PFAS Contamination Clears Key Hurdle

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, bipartisan legislation to address PFAS contamination by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) cleared a key hurdle by passing the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. “PFAS is a clear threat to human health and our environment,” said Dingell. “It’s critical we work together to address contamination. Our bipartisan bills lists... Read More »

EXPAND SOCIAL SECURITY CAUCUS CHAIRS URGE VOTE ON SOCIAL SECURITY 2100 ACT

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Expand Social Security Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Terri Sewell (AL-07), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Conor Lamb (PA-17), sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly urging a vote on H.R. 860, the Social Security 2100 Act, in the House of Representatives before the Thanksgiving recess. “As demonstrated by this letter and... Read More »

5G CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BILL TO PROMOTE AMERICA’S WIRELESS LEADERSHIP

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Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI), along with fellow Co-Chairs of the Congressional 5G Caucus, Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Susan Brooks (R-IN), yesterday introduced the bipartisan Promoting U.S. Wireless Leadership Act of 2019 (H.R. 4463) to promote U.S. competitiveness in international wireless standards-setting bodies. This bill reflects the need for a unified approach ... Read More »

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