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Dingell, Whitmer Participate in Virtual Hearing on States’ Response to COVID-19

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) participated in a virtual hearing with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. “Challenging times demand decisive and compassionate leaders—Governor Whitmer is such a leader,” said Dingell. “Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the numbers are devastating. And Michig... Read more »

Dingell, Upton Ask Questions Surrounding Edenville Dam Breach

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Fred Upton (R-MI), along with leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, asked questions about safety concerns and non-compliance of the Edenville Dam before it breached and caused catastrophic damage throughout downstream communities. Dingell and Upton wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which revoked... Read more »

Dingell, House Takes Action to Help Michigan Workers & Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted in support of bipartisan legislation to provide further relief for Michigan small businesses by passing legislation to improve the Payroll Protection Program and help small businesses cope with the economic impacts of COVID-19. “Every day we hear from small businesses who are struggling to get by,” said Dingell. “They need continued... Read more »

Dingell Applauds Ann Arbor City Councilmembers for Passing Medicare for All Resolution

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) – a lead author of Medicare for All in the US House of Representatives – applauded the Ann Arbor City Council for passing a resolution in support of her legislation. “Strong advocacy at the state and local level is critical as we continue to push for a single-payer healthcare system that provides every American access to comprehensive qual... Read more »

Frankel, Bilirakis, Dingell, and Shalala Introduce Bill to Protect America’s Seniors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12), Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12), and Donna Shalala (D-FL-27) announced the introduction of the Protecting the Health of America’s Older Adults During COVID-19 and Beyond Act, which would establish a National COVID-19 Resource Center for Older Adults under the leadership of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Washtenaw County Deputy Punching Woman

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YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputy used excessive force against a woman in Ypsilanti Township, MI: “The Washtenaw community is hurting. The incident that occurred this week causes all of us to search our conscience. Brutality by anyone is never ok and whenever we witness violence captured on video it... Read more »

Dingell Statement on the United States Surpassing 100,000 COVID-19 Related Deaths

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement on the United States surpassing 100,000 COVID-19 related deaths: “Today marks a very sad milestone for our country as now 100,000 Americans have died related to coronavirus. Families, friends and loved ones lost forever. Giants of our community and essential workers who put their lives at risk to check us ... Read more »

Dingell Statement on State Attorneys General Filing Lawsuit on Fuel Economy Standards

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Attorneys General from California, Michigan, and 21 states intervened in fuel economy litigation: “While I applaud California Attorney General Xavier Becerra for standing up for strong fuel economy standards, it is unfortunate that it got to this point. I have said all along that we need to have everyo... Read more »

Bipartisan Lawmakers Call for Strong PFAS Clean-up Actions in Defense Authorization Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Chris Pappas (D-NH), and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) led 112 bipartisan Representatives in calling for the inclusion of robust clean-up provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Since the enactment of last year’s defe... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Litigation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after the Auto Innovators announced their intervention in federal litigation regarding fuel economy standards: “I was disappointed by the announcement today. I have argued it’s in the long-term interest for the administration, California and the auto industry to be on the same page. We must continue to be at... Read more »

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