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Michigan Daily: Entrepreneurs gather to discuss fostering community in Michigan

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Nearly 30 entrepreneurs gathered at the Ann Arbor SPARK headquarters on South Division Street to discuss emerging initiatives in the entrepreneurship community in Michigan Tuesday afternoon. In addition to hosting CEOs from a variety of industries — from healthcare technology to gaming — the event also featured Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.), who represents Michigan’s 12th District. Among the compa... Read more »

Detroit Free Press: Calling all grown-ups! Bi-partisan group seeks to get health care unstuck

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Finally, some good news: It appears there are at least 40 grown-ups in the U.S. House of Representatives. And they're looking for colleagues in both parties who want to be grown-ups, too. After years of impotent congressional dithering, 43 House lawmakers — 21 Republicans and 22 Democrats — have coalesced around a plan to stabilize state health insurance exchanges roiled by uncertainty and advance... Read more »

MLive: Dingell proposes legislation to prevent closure of EPA offices

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is proposing legislation to ensure U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offices stay open, including those in Ann Arbor and Grosse Ile. Dingell, D-Dearborn, is co-sponsoring what's being called the REGION Act to prevent the closure of any EPA regional or program offices. The acronym stands for Recognizing the Environmental Gains in Overcoming Negligence. Dingell argues Pre... Read more »

Detroit Free Press: Congressional panel moves to give feds say over self-driving cars

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A U.S. House committee approved legislation today to give the federal government final say over the performance of self-driving vehicles, a measure that would preempt states from trying to set their own standards. The House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved the bill, which also would require the U.S. Department of Transportation to write a plan within a year to set rules for self-... Read more »

Southgate News Herald: U.S. Rep. Dingell: Vote to move forward on Trumpcare could be deadly

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Shortly after the Senate voted to move forward on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) spoke out against the replacement bill. “Today’s vote to advance the Senate Trumpcare bill is a vote to take health care from tens of millions of Americans and shatter the protections they depend upon," she said. “Each version of this proposal has been mea... Read more »

Detroit News: Dingell bill would require transparency in trade talks

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Ahead of the administration’s planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has reintroduced legislation aiming to make secretive trade talks more transparent. The bill from the Dearborn Democrat aims to make the process of negotiating trade deals less secretive, in part by requiring the publication of the text of a proposed deal after each round of neg... Read more »

Detroit News: Dingell bill would require transparency in trade talks

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Ahead of the administration’s planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has reintroduced legislation aiming to make secretive trade talks more transparent. The bill from the Dearborn Democrat aims to make the process of negotiating trade deals less secretive, in part by requiring the publication of the text of a proposed deal after each round of neg... Read more »

Southgate News Herald: Grant will help buy new fire truck in Taylor

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) announced that the Taylor Fire Department will receive a $318,182 vehicle acquisition grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The grant will allow Taylor to continue to update and improve its fire department fleet. “We are very happy to receive this AFG grant and thankful for Rep. Dingell’s effort... Read more »

MLive: Dingell pushing autonomous vehicle regulation bill in Congress

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, is backing legislation that supports the development of autonomous vehicles. The bill is being reviewed by the House Energy and Commerce committee. Dingell said in a statement the bi-partisan draft legislation was approved unanimously by the House Energy and Commerce Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee on Wednesday, July 19. The legislation i... Read more »

Detroit News: House advances bill to block state self-driving laws

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States would be prevented from passing laws regulating self-driving cars, and thousands of cars without steering wheels or brake pedals could be tested anywhere in the United States under a bill advanced Wednesday by a U.S. House of Representatives panel. The proposed legislation prohibits states and other local jurisdictions from adopting regulations related to cars’ design, construction, softwar... Read more »

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