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Dearborn Press & Guide: SAFE forum explores hot-button issues to solve crisis of gun violence in schools

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With news of the most recent school shooting rocking districts across the country, the Dearborn community is creating dialogue around dealing with dangerous situations. The SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, along with the Dearborn Police Department and support of area elected officials, hosted a community safety forum at The University of Michigan-Dearborn on Tuesday evening. “Thoughts and prayers a... Read more »

Asbestos: New Bill Aims to Keep Children’s Makeup Asbestos-Free

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell introduced legislation this week that would mandate a warning label on cosmetics marketed to children unless stricter testing can show they are free of asbestos fibers. The legislation was sparked by reports in 2017 that trace amounts of tremolite asbestos were found in cosmetics marketed to girls by national retail chains Claire’s and Justice. Although both companies quic... Read more »

Southgate News Herald: Stabenow, Dingell and other state leaders take bus tour around Trenton to see sites

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U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan), U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) and several local and state leaders received a special escort around Trenton on Thursday visiting several sites. The initial plan was to show Stabenow around town, but Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack and other city officials were thrilled when word came that Dingell expressed an interest to come along as well. A mini bus t... Read more »

WEMU: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Reacts To The State Of The Union Address

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President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, and 12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell was in attendance. She spoke to WEMU's David Fair about her thoughts on the speech, including such issues as the automotive industry and immigration. Dingell's post address statement: "U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on Presi... Read more »

Politico: Dingell: FCC, broadcasters must answer privacy questions about new broadcast standard

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Rep. Debbie Dingell is raising privacy questions about broadcasters' planned transition to a new TV standard, up for an FCC vote at the agency's Nov. 16 meeting. "It is my understanding that the new standard also contemplates targeted advertisements that would be 'relevant to you and what you actually might want to see,'" Dingell (D-Mich.), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, wrot... Read more »

Washington Examiner: Debbie Dingell Introduces bill to Protect US Elections from Foreign Interference

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Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., introduced a bill Wednesday that aims to protect future U.S. elections from foreign interference in part by requiring voting machines to produce a paper record of votes cast. The bill, called the Safeguarding Election Infrastructure Act of 2017, gives states resources to protect electronic voting systems from security breaches and updates election infrastructure. “Our... Read more »

For Debbie Dingell and others speaking to Taylor teens, opioid abuse is personal

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Her father was a prescription drug addict. Her sister died of a drug overdose. These are experiences U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell shared with hundreds of Taylor high school students Thursday morning during an assembly in which she tried to help them understand the dangers of opioid abuse - even urging them to look up her phone number and call her if they need help and have no one to turn to. "I want y... Read more »

Detroit News: Debbie Dingell: U.S. rep committed to bipartisanship

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Since her election to Congress in 2014, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has beat the drum of bipartisanship, calling for more frequent meetings of the Michigan delegation’s Republicans and Democrats, and urging members of both parties to talk and listen to one another. She often says there is more that unites Republicans and Democrats than divides them. But not everyone in or Michigan — wants to heed tha... Read more »

Downriver Sunday Times: Dingell, health care providers warn of local impact of GOP’s latest ACA replacement

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TAYLOR – U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), state representatives and health care providers met Saturday to discuss the impact of the Graham-Cassidy bill, which was on track to face a Senate vote this week. Senate GOP leaders today announced that there would be no vote on the bill. The Republican-backed bill sought to remove the mandate that individuals must purchase insurance and that some em... Read more »

MLive: Rep. Debbie Dingell visits Ann Arbor startups, talks autonomous vehicles

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell visited the headquarters of Ann Arbor SPARK on Tuesday, Aug. 1, a day recognized as National Startup Day, to tour new companies making strides in healthcare programs and autonomous drone technology. "Quite frankly, I really learned a lot," Dingell, D-Dearborn, said about the visit. "I had a really good discussion with the startup companies about what we need to do to encou... Read more »

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