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Huffington Post: The Fight For A Key Biden Health Care Policy Is Personal For This House Democrat

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Huffington Post: The Fight For A Key Biden Health Care Policy Is Personal For This House Democrat One of the most under-appreciated parts of the Democratic agenda right now is a proposal to bolster what’s known as “home and community-based services,” or HCBS. That wonky-sounding term describes a variety of programs for seniors and people with disabilities who need help with daily tasks, so that th...

Rep. Dingell: To get flooding funds, region needs plan | Opinion

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Detroit News: Rep. Dingell: To get flooding funds, region needs plan | Opinion “Once-in-a-lifetime” has become a mantra across Michigan. Over the past several years, our state has experienced reoccurring storms that have pushed families out of their homes, devastated local businesses, destroyed irreplaceable heirlooms, flooded roadways and released billions of gallons of discharge, including raw s...

Dingell Announces Tax Credit to Cover Cost of Paid Leave for Small Businesses Extended Through September

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will continue to provide tax credits to help local small businesses cover the costs of providing paid sick and family leave for workers through September. Along with using the leave to care for themselves and family who are sick, workers can also use leave to get their COVID vaccinations ...

Detroit Free Press: Rep. Debbie Dingell talked to Joe Biden after speech to Congress: What was said

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Detroit Free Press: Rep. Debbie Dingell talked to Joe Biden after speech to Congress: What was said U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, appeared to have something of a short, spirited talk with President Joe Biden on Wednesday night after his speech to Congress. The topic? Autos, of course. "He stopped and wanted to know if I was OK," Dingell said on Thursday morning, adding that the president s...

Rolling Stone: Democrats Are Releasing a Massive Green Jobs and Justice Plan. Here’s What’s In It

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Rolling Stone: Democrats Are Releasing a Massive Green Jobs and Justice Plan. Here’s What’s In It Progressive Democrats in Congress will on Thursday introduce the Transform, Heal and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) Act. The bill, which has been promoted for months, outlines a “bold and holistic” plan to address racial injustice, the climate crisis, and the economic anxiety and mas...

The Arab American News: Dingell. Tlaib introduce Arab American Heritage Month resolution in U.S. House

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The Arab American News: Dingell. Tlaib introduce Arab American Heritage Month resolution in U.S. House WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), introduced a resolution honoring Arab American Heritage Month, a month-long celebration held in April to recognize the incredible contributions Arab Americans have made in the country. “As a strong...

Click on Detroit: Inside the fight to change drunk driving laws in honor of the Abbas family

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Click on Detroit: Inside the fight to change drunk driving laws in honor of the Abbas family NORTHVILLE, Mich. – It’s been more than two years since a drunk driver took the lives of a Metro Detroit family. In January 2019, the Abbas family, from Northville with ties to Dearborn, was traveling on I-75 in Lexington, Kentucky, returning to Michigan from a trip to Florida when they were struck by a wr...

The Detroit News: Medicare should cover cost of hearing aids, exams

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Opinion: Medicare should cover cost of hearing aids, exams Many American seniors suffer from some form of hearing loss. But millions of retirees can’t afford treatment because traditional Medicare doesn’t cover hearing aids, which can cost thousands of dollars each. Medicare covers testing strips for diabetics and wheelchairs for people who can no longer walk. Why not hearing aids? Rep. Debbie Din...

The New York Times: How Trump’s Tweets Cause Collateral Damage for Families Already in Pain

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The New York Times: How Trump’s Tweets Cause Collateral Damage for Families Already in Pain In the 19 years since a faulty heart valve caused Lori Klausutis to faint and fatally hit her head on a desk, her family has had to emotionally weather swells of conspiracy theories positing that she was the victim of foul play, even murder, despite all medical and police evidence to the contrary. First cam...

Detroit Free Press: 3rd day of protests over alleged police brutality draws hundreds to Washtenaw jail

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Detroit Free Press: 3rd day of protests over alleged police brutality draws hundreds to Washtenaw jail Hundreds of protesters filled the street near the Washtenaw County Jail in Pittsfield Township on Thursday to protest injustice in the local community and nationwide. The protest was initially organized in response to a video that circulated on social media Tuesday showing a white Washtenaw Count...

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