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Dingell Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s Leadership on Supporting Older Americans

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) applauded the Biden-Harris Administration’s release of $1.4 billion in funding for Older Americans Act programs as part of the American Rescue Plan. “This pandemic has shone a light on the cracks in our long-term care system – disproportionately impacting our seniors and the services they rely on to age with dignity,” said Rep. Dingell. ... Read more »

5G Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote America's Wireless Leadership

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Tim Walberg (R-MI), Bill Johnson (R-OH), and Annie Kuster (D-NH) introduced the Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2021, a bipartisan bill to enhance America's leadership in the development of wireless standards. The lawmakers all serve as co-chairs of the Congressional 5G Caucus. The legislation reflects the need ... Read more »

Dingell Applauds New FCC Broadband Benefits Program

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) applauded the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announcement of its new Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which would help families mitigate the cost of broadband services. “Throughout the pandemic and prior to, many people across the U.S. have been disconnected,” said Rep. Dingell. “It’s simple: internet provides access to em... Read more »

Rep. Dingell: American Rescue Plan Relief for Restaurants Available Beginning Monday

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that restaurants in Michigan will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning Monday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. ET. Applicants can register on the U.S. Small Business Administration application portal beginning today. The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund was created by the Americ... Read more »

Dingell Announces Over $131,000 in LWCF Funding for Accessible Nature Trail in New Boston

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced $131,643 in federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant funding for the development of an accessible nature trail and other amenities at Oakwoods Metropark in New Boston, Michigan. This funding is part of the LWCF State & Local Assistance Program, which helps to build and protect parks outside of national park boundarie... Read more »

Dingell, Markey Introduce THRIVE Act to Foster Bold Economic Renewal

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.), along with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Reps. Nanette Barragán (CA-44), Earl Blumenauer (OR-3), Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), Yvette Clarke (NY-9), Jaso... Read more »

Dingell Statement on General Motors Plan to Outsource Electric Vehicle Manufacturing to Mexico

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after General Motors announced it will begin manufacturing electric vehicles in Mexico starting in 2023: “Electric vehicles must be built here in America by the finest workforce in the world – the American worker. Not one American dollar should support our own jobs being shipped off to Mexico – especially... Read more »

Dingell Statement on President Biden's Joint Address to Congress

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) tonight released the following statement after President Biden delivered his joint address to Congress: “President Biden delivered a refreshing address to the nation tonight as a President who truly understands America’s needs. The facts are simple: we need good-paying jobs that support American families and empower us to rebuild our economy so... Read more »

Dingell Statement on New Ford Global Battery Center in Southeast Michigan

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Dearborn, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement applauding Ford’s new global battery center and emphasizing its importance for Southeast Michigan: “Ford’s new global battery center is another indicator that the journey to electrification is moving swiftly – and Michigan will be front and center. Ford Ion Park will help create and maintain good-paying uni... Read more »

Dingell, Tlaib, Levin Call on Biden Administration for OSHA Emergency Standard

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WASHINGTON, DC - Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), and Andy Levin (MI-9) today sent a letter to President Biden calling for the issuance and implementation of an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard, which was planned to go into effect by March 15th. The federal standard would protect the health and safety of frontline workers and help them respond more effectively to the... Read more »

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