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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 »

Dingell Update: September 22, 2020

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Here is an update for September 22nd. Thought of the day: “Fight for the things you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”— Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg We are still mourning the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was not only a fair and strong jurist, but a woman who opened doors wider for everyone. Her life was dedicated to fighting for justice a... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 17, 2020

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Here is an update for September 17th. Thought of the day: “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” — Dr. Seuss Michigan added 571 cases and 11 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday. Of the deaths, five were identified during a delayed records review. This brings the state's total number of cases to 113,183 and the death toll to 6,612. The state also ... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 15, 2020

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Here is an update for September 15th. Thought of the day: "Energy and persistence conquer all things." -Benjamin Franklin Over the last two days, Michigan reported 544 cases per day. The state's totals are now 6,601 confirmed deaths and 112,612 confirmed cases. Nationally, over 33,000 cases of COVID-19 were reported yesterday. We don’t know what the Fall will bring, but how serious we take the vir... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 10,2020

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Here is an update for September 10th. Thought of the day: "Maybe when social distancing is a thing of the past, we'll hug a little harder, hold on a little longer, and remember that nothing matters more than the time we spend with the people we love." — Lori Deschene Yesterday, Michigan reported 783 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths related to the virus. This brings the states total death count ... Read more »

Dingell Update: September 8, 2020

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Here is an update for September 8. Thought of the day: "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare Michigan reported 1,153 positive cases. I will be watching these numbers closely over the coming weeks as concerns about Labor Day parties, going back to school, and other compounding factors could lead to dramatic spikes. Now is the time to be as dedicated as... Read more »

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