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Dingell Update: July 31

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Here is an update for July 31st. Thought of the day: "Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble.” — John Lewis COVID-19 numbers are climbing in too many states in this country and so are Michigan’s numbers. Michigan reported 715 new cases and 19 deaths yesterday. Nationally, there were over 68,000 new cases. T... Read more »

Dingell update: July 30, 2020

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Here is an update for July 30th. Thought of the day: “Walk with the wind, brothers and sisters, and let the spirit of peace and the power of everlasting love be your guide.” — John Lewis Our nation has hit 150,000 deaths related to COVID-19. Nationally, we reported over 63,000 cases. Michigan reported 996 new cases — this is an uptick in cases. Unemployment has also increased, with 1,434,000 Ameri... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 29

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Here is an update for July 29th. Thought of the day: “Take a long, hard look down the road you will have to travel once you have made a commitment to work for change. Know that this transformation will not happen right away. Change often takes time. It rarely happens all at once.” — John Lewis Yesterday, something truly beautiful happened in Washington. As Congressman John Lewis laid on the steps ... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 28, 2020

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Here is an update for July 28th. Thought of the day: “There may some setbacks, some delays, some disappointment, but you must never, ever give up or give in. You must keep the faith.” — John Lewis A sad day yesterday, as John Lewis laid in the Capitol for his last visit. The family has invited me to Atlanta for the funeral and I will attend for his final journey. He tried to come to Michigan durin... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 27

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Here is an update for July 27th. Thought of the day: "You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone — any person or any force — dampen, dim or diminish your light … Release the need to hate, to harbor division, and the enticement of revenge. Release all bitterness. Hold only love, only peace in your heart, knowing that the battle of good to overcome evil is already won.” — John Lewis Yester... Read more »

Dingell update: July 24, 2020

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Here is an update for July 24th. Thought of the day: “We all have ability. The difference is how we use it." — Charlotte Whitton Yesterday, Michigan reported 699 new COVID-19 cases, which was the second-largest one-day increase in more than two months. Nationwide, there were over 70,000 new COVID-19 cases. COVID-19 is still raging across the country. Even the President has acknowledged that severa... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 22, 2020

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Here is an update for July 22nd. Thought of the day: “Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America.” – Congressman John Lewis On Tuesday, Michigan reported 573 new cases of COVID-19. Cases are continuing to rise, especially among young people. This is the 11th time in July that new cases in Michigan have surpassed 500. Nationally, our country added over 65,000 new ca... Read more »

Dingell update: July 21, 2020

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Here is an update for July 21st. Thought of the day: “The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.” ― Helen Keller Yesterday, Michigan reported 489 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths. The daily number in the state and the entire country is continuing to climb with a nationwide increase of 55,896 new cases. This ... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 20, 2020

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Here is an update for July 20th. Thought of the day: “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something” – John Lewis This weekend, our nation lost a fighter and I have lost a friend. John Lewis was America’s friend. He had the courage of a lion, the passion of a cougar, the wisdom of Solomon, and the heart of a... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 17, 2020

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Here is an update for July 17th. Thought of the day: “If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.” - Lee Iacocca These past two days were full of discussing really important topics. And these next three weeks are going to be even more critical as Congress comes back into session. Restaurants – especially locally owned, indepe... Read more »

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