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Dingell Update: July 15, 2020

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Here is an update for July 15th. Thought of the day: “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” — Dalai Lama Last night, we received positive news on a potential COVID-19 vaccine. The potential vaccine which is being developed by Moderna Therapeutics and supported by the National Institutes of Health, triggered an immune response in all 45 people tested. Scientis... Read more »

Dingell update: July 13, 2020

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Here is an update for July 13th. Thought of the day: “I have seen Americans making great and sincere sacrifices for the key common good and a hundred times I have noticed that, when needs be, they almost always gave each other faithful support.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville COVID-19 cases. This is a decrease from the 653 cases that were reported on Saturday. Our numbers in this state are near 70,000 t... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 10

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Here is an update for July 10th. Thought of the day: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” — Dr. Seuss Yesterday, Michigan reported 446 new confirmed cases and nine additional deaths. This is better than the day before but Governor Whitmer reiterated she may put in pace stricter mask laws given the continued trend of increased cases. There’s s... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 6

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Here is an update for July 6th. Thought of the day: “Our humanity makes us each a part of something greater than ourselves.” – Sonia Sotomayor Hope everyone had a good and safe 4th of July. I was able to spend time with veterans, young people and around the district wearing my mask, urging people to be careful, and reminding them to follow the guidelines. But as always, it feels good to have that ... Read more »

Dingell Update: June 2nd

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Here is an update for July 2nd. Thought of the day: “Our greatness has always come from people who expect nothing and take nothing for granted - folks who work hard for what they have, then reach back and help others after them.” — Michelle Obama On Wednesday, Michigan reported 262 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths related to COVID-19. Last month, the number of COVID cases increased in June by 50%. ... Read more »

Dingell Update: July 1, 2020

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Here is an update for July 1st. Thought of the day: “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Helen Keller On Tuesday, Michigan reported 373 new COVID-19 cases. Nationally, new infections have topped 40,000 in four of the past five days and that number has surpassed the worst days of April. The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 is surging in seven states — Texas, Ar... Read more »

Addressing the climate crisis

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The time is now for an agenda to address the climate crisis on all fronts. Today, House Democrats unveiled an agenda to address climate change, create new jobs, and transition our country to a clean energy economy. I’m proud to let you know that this agenda has 8 provisions I fought for on behalf of the hardworking men and women in Michigan. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate C... Read more »

Dingell Update: June 29

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Here is an update for June 29th. Thought of the day: “A powerful attitude awakens inner strength, energy, motivation, and initiative.” – Remez Sasson Yesterday, Johns Hopkins informed the public that more than half a million people worldwide have died from COVID-19. The U.S. has more than 125,000 of those deaths. This virus is still out there with the number of cases continuing to spike across the... Read more »

Dingell Update: June 27

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Here is an update for June 27th. Thought of the day: “But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr. On Friday, Michigan reported 353 new COVID-19 cases. We keep saying it, but there’s been an uptick in cases. Yesterday, Dr. Tony Fauci said “For goodness sakes: avoid crowds, wear masks. Those are the fundamentals that -- when you look at the... Read more »

Dingell Update: June 26

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Here is an update for June 26th. Thought of the day: “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” — Desmond Tutu Yesterday, Michigan reported 353 new COVID-19 cases. This is the biggest uptick in June. This is a trend also happening across the country. Statistics from other states are alarming. Florida, Texas, and California are just some of the examples. It’s a nat... Read more »

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