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Dingell, State Reps & Senator Hear Community Concerns on PFAS

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YPSILANTI, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Representative Donna Lasinksi, Yousef Rabhi, Ronnie Peterson, and State Senator Jeff Irwin held a town hall event to discuss PFAS contamination and federal, state, and local efforts to clean up the hazardous substances and set one standard. The elected officials were joined by Brian Steglitz, city of Ann Arbor water treatment plant manage... Read More »

Dingell, Komen Foundation Leaders Tour Dearborn Breast Cancer Center and Discuss Efforts to Lower Costs of Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined leaders of the Komen Foundation Detroit Chapter for a tour and discussion at the Beaumont Dearborn Breast Cancer Center. The tour gave Dingell and Komen Foundation leaders the opportunity to discuss and witness first hand efforts underway to ensure screenings and mammograms are made accessible and affordable to all women. The tour of... Read More »

Dingell Statement in Response to Hateful Rhetoric, Attacks, and Division Across the Country

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Ann Arbor, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement in response to the rise of hateful rhetoric, attacks, and division across the country. “We must stop the hateful rhetoric and targeting of people based on religion, race, national origin, sex, and color. When I meet with members of the Jewish and Muslim communities they tell me how scared they are. When I ... Read More »

Dingell Tours Ann Arbor SPARK, Meets with Local Small Business

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Ann Arbor, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) toured Ann Arbor SPARK – a local small business incubator – and met with local small business that work with SPARK to advance economic activity in the Ann Arbor Region. The small business Dingell met with include auto companies, healthcare companies, and organizations that focus on eliminating gender-based violence. A full list of the com... Read More »

Hoyer, Dingell, Democratic Members, Advocates Urge Senate to Act on H.R. 8

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10), Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08), Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-04), survivors, and advocates for change held a press conference in the U.S. Capitol today to call on the Republican-led Senate to take action on H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, legislation passed by the Hous... Read More »

Dingell Statement on the Trump Administration’s Effort to Weaken the Endangered Species Acts

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“The Trump Administration’s effort to rollback protections under the Endangered Species Act is just wrong. The law is among the most effective ever passed. “Over 40 years ago, hunters and fishermen, Democrats and Republicans, understood we were losing species that were critical to maintaining the balance of our wildlife. That’s why they stepped up and passed the Endangered Species Act which has si... Read More »

Dingell Convenes VA Hospital Leaders, Veteran Service Organizations, Advocates in Coalition to Serve Southeast Michigan Veterans

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) gathered leaders of organizations that help veterans, including VA Hospital leaders, Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), veterans themselves, and others to convene a coalition committed to ensure Southeast Michigan veterans are being matched up with the services they need and are getting benefits they have earned. With a breadth of organ... Read More »

Dingell, Tlaib Reintroduce Legislation to Prevent Closure of EPA Labs in Michigan, Nationwide

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DEARBORN, MI – US Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced legislation to prevent the closure of any US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regional or program office and protect thousands of jobs across the country, including the EPA’s Large Lakes Research Station office on Grosse Ile. The Recognizing the Environmental Gains in Overcoming Negligence (REGION) Act... Read More »

Dingell Statement on the 54th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement on the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965. A photo of John Dingell, Jr. and President Johnson at the bill signing is available here. “This is a poignant day for me as we celebrate the anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, and John and his f... Read More »

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Agreement

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Ford, Volkswagen, Honda, and BMW came to an agreement with the State of California on a framework for fuel economy standards: “This is a positive development. The auto industry needs certainty. This industry is more fragile than many realize. If the United States is to be competitive, we have to stay a... Read More »

Dingell Continues Action to Prevent Drunk Driving

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during a hearing on legislation to make cars safer, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) continued her leadership on reducing drunk driving deaths to save lives. Dingell reignited her efforts to curb drunk driving after the Abbas family from Michigan were tragically killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. Video of the hearing is available HERE and HERE. “Drunk dri... Read More »

Dingell Applauds Action to Stop Annoying Robocalls

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted to pass the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, bipartisan legislation that will bring much needed relief for Americans receiving abusive robocall practices. “Everyone will a phone has experienced the annoyance of robocalls meant to scam hard-working Americans,” said Dingell. “By passing this bipartisan legislation, the House is taking conc... Read More »

Butch Lewis Act to Protect Workers’ Pensions Passes House

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Butch Lewis Act, which Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is a lead cosponsor, to ensure multi-employer pension plans remain solvent and continue providing retirees and workers the retirement benefits they have earned. Dingell is a lead cosponsor of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act.... Read More »

McKinley, Dingell Introduce Bill to End Pill Du Accountability to Suspicious Order Shipments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Debbie Dingell (D- Mich.) introduced the Block, Report and Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 3878) which will require drug manufacturers, distributors and other Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrants to not only report but halt suspicious orders. Currently, under the Controlled Substances Act drug m... Read More »

Dingell Convenes MDOT, Community & State Leaders on Urgent Need to Address Train Crossings in SE Michigan

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) in conjunction with her colleagues Representatives Haley Stevens, Rashida Tlaib, and Tim Walberg, brought together Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Director Paul Ajegba and his team, Southeast Michigan Mayors and public safety officials, railroad representatives, and local business leaders to discuss the urgent need to work toge... Read More »

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