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Dingell Update: October 30, 2020

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Here is an update for October 30th. Thought of the day: “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”- Albert Schweitzer Michigan reported its highest COVID-19 cases in a single day yesterday. On Thursday, Michigan reported 3,675 new cases and 41 new deaths, bringing the state’s total case count to 171,22... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 28, 2020

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Here is an update for October 28th. Thought of the day: “You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” – Pubilius Syrus Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise throughout Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan added 2,367 new cases and 28 deaths due to COVID-19, bringing Michigan’s total case count to 164,274 and deaths to 7,239. It is deadly important Michiganders do not tire of following CDC guid... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 20, 2020

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Here is an update for October 20th. Thought of the day: "Dr. Fauci is one of our country’s most distinguished public servants. He has served 6 presidents, starting with Ronald Reagan. If more Americans paid attention to his advice, we’d have fewer cases of COVID-19, & it would be safer to go back to school & back to work & out to eat." - Senator Lamar Alexander On Monday, Michigan added 2,909 new ... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 16, 2020

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Here is an update for October 16th. Thought of the day: “The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.” -Richard M. Nixon Seven months into the pandemic, and yesterday Michigan reported 2,030 COVID cases – the most ever reported in a single day. And we are nearing 7,000 deaths. This virus isn’t going away, in fact, it’s getting worse and spreading more as people spend more time indoors. Hos... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 13, 2020

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Here is an update for October 13th. Thought of the day: “Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal Today, the federal government announced a 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and Supplemental Security (SSI) beneficiaries in 2021. Seniors and other Social Security beneficiaries know that their prescription drugs and other costs have gone ... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 9, 2020

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Here is an update for October 9th. Thought of the day: “So let me say this loud and clear: hatred, bigotry, and violence have no place in the great state of Michigan.” – Governor Whitmer Breaking news of a reported plot to kidnap the Governor was disturbing, but unfortunately not surprising. It rattled a lot of people, and it simply is not who we are in this country. Violence, domestic terrorism, ... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 6, 2020

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Here is an update for October 6th. Thought of the day: “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.” -George Eliot It cannot be said enough: Wearing masks, keeping distance from others, and washing hands is how we defeat this virus. It’s on all of us, we all must do each of those things every time we leave the house. 200 days ago, stay at home orders were issued in many states inclu... Read more »

Dingell Update: October 2, 2020

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Here is an update for October 2nd. Thought of the day: “Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world.” ― Enock Maregesi Serious news overnight as the President and First Lady tested positive for COVID. I just wish them well. It is my prayer – as it is for everyone affected – that they will be healthy, have a mild case, and r... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 29, 2020

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Here is an update for September 29th. Thought of the day: “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” –William Hazlitt Great news! On Thursday, October 1 the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge grounds will open to the public. This has been long-time coming, but I’m thrilled the day is here and now the whole community can take advantage of this very sp... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 25, 2020

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Here is an update for September 25th. Thought of the day: “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou Michigan has now reached 6,700 deaths from COVID and nears 120,000 cases. Across the state, Michigan has 127 outbreaks (two or more cases with a link by place and time of shared exposure o... Read more »

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