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Dingell, Upton Introduce Landmark PFAS Action Act

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Fred Upton (MI-6), along with 25 other members of Congress, introduced comprehensive, bipartisan legislation that aims to protect all Americans and our environment from harmful forever chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The package establishes a national drinking water standard for select PFAS chemicals,... Read More »

Dingell Statement on EGLE Decision for Gelman Superfund Listing

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced its support for allowing the Gelman dioxane plume to seek addition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Superfund National Priorities List for federal clean-up: “EGLE’s decision to allow the communities imp... Read More »

Dingell Announces $500,000 Grant to Develop Technology Education and Career Pathways for Farmworkers

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced $500,000 in the Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant funding for Ann Arbor’s Corporate for a Skilled Workforce. The funding will be used to help Michigan’s food growers, processers and distributors develop workforce skills through training and job-based experiences. “We need to act ... Read More »

Dingell, Moore, Beatty and Levin Highlight What Midwesterners are Saying About the American Rescue Plan

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Democratic Policy & Communications Committee Co-Chair Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and Andy Levin (MI-09) highlighted what they’ve been hearing from their constituents about the impact of the American Rescue Plan. Dingell, Moore, Beatty and Levin have spent the District Work Period holding events for their constituents to... Read More »

Dingell, Upton Urge Biden-Harris Administration to Supply Additional Vaccines to Michigan Amidst COVID Surge

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Representative Fred Upton (MI-6) penned a letter to the Biden-Harris Administration urging for immediate, increased vaccine supply to Michigan. Amidst a COVID surge in the state, where just today a reported 7,819 new cases were confirmed, the lawmakers are calling on the Administration to take swift action as the state’s ability to ... Read More »

Dingell Announces $100,000 in EPA Funding for Purafide in Ann Arbor

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced $100,000 in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding to Purafide, LLC, a plasma water reactor in Ann Arbor, Michigan for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) remediation. Administered by the EPA, and as part of the Small Business Innovation Research Program, the $2,499,229 in awards will support 24 small businesses, ... Read More »

Dingell, Moolenaar Reintroduce National Dam and Hydropower Safety Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman John Moolenaar (R-MI) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that makes reforms and improvements to dam and hydropower safety operations and oversight in the United States. Dingell and Moolenaar originally pushed for the provisions after the breach of the Edenville Dam and Sanford Dam failures in Michigan caused extensive dama... Read More »

Dingell, Pocan, Khanna Lead 76 Members of Congress in Calling on Biden-Harris Administration to Press For End of Yemeni Blockade

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Mark Pocan (WI-2), and Ro Khanna (CA-17) led 76 of their colleagues in calling for the Biden Administration to publicly increase pressure on Saudi Arabia to lift the blockade on Yemen immediately, unilaterally, and comprehensively. The blockade has been a leading driver of Yemen’s humanitarian catastrophe since 2015 and has contributed to short... Read More »

Dingell, Brownley Introduce Bill To Expand Manufacturing of Advanced Technology and Zero-Emission Vehicles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) today introduced the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing (ATVM) Future Act to modernize and expand a program used to build and retool auto factories in the United States. Created in 2007, the ATVM loan program at the Department of Energy has been used in eight states, including Michigan and California, to supp... Read More »

Dingell, Pressley, Lamb, Jayapal Lead Call for Historic Investment in Home and Community-Based Services in Recovery Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Conor Lamb (D-PA), and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) led a letter with 107 of their colleagues to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris calling for an historic investment of $450 billion in home- and community-based services (HCBS) in the Build Back Better infrastructure package. Sent ahead of Presiden... Read More »

Dingell Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Honoring ‘Rosie The Riveters’

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in observance of National Women’s History Month, Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI), along with Reps. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) introduced a resolution to recognize March 21, 2021, as ‘National Rosie the Riveter Day’ to honor the millions of women who supported the war effort on the home front during... Read More »

Dingell, Hassan, Casey, Brown Release Draft Proposal for HCBS Access Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today released a discussion draft of the HCBS Access Act for stakeholder feedback. The proposal seeks to mandate HCBS in Medicaid to provide critical services, creating national, minimum requirements for home and community-based services, and make it poss... Read More »

Dingell Reintroduces Comprehensive Electric Vehicle Manufacturing & Infrastructure Legislation

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) reintroduced comprehensive legislation to support and advance the development, production, and deployment of electric vehicles (EV) and EV charging infrastructure across the United States. Included in both House Democrats' landmark climate change and infrastructure legislation, the U.S.A. Electrify Forward Act would provide a roadmap for re... Read More »

THURSDAY, 11 AM ET: DINGELL, CASTEN, NEWMAN TO HOLD ZOOM PRESS CONFERENCE, AFTER HOUSE PASSED $1,400 RESCUE CHECKS FOR MIDWESTERNERS

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DEARBORN, MI – Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Sean Casten (IL-06), and Marie Newman (IL-03) will host a Zoom press conference Thursday, March, 4th at 11 AM ET after voting to pass the American Rescue Plan in the House last week to help crush the COVID-19 virus and get the economy moving again with shots in arms, money in pockets, children in schools and people in jobs. Dingell, Casten and... Read More »

Dingell, Fitzpatrick Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Survivors of Dating Violence, Stalking from Gun Violence

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and U.S Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) today introduced the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Domestic Abusers Act, legislation that protects survivors of dating violence and stalking by closing loopholes that allow abusers and stalkers access to guns. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate. “No person s... Read More »

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