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Dingell Applauds Advancement of Once-in-a-Generation Investments for Hard-working Families

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) applauded the advancement of the Build Back Better Act out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. After a three-day markup of the bill, which outlines legislative recommendations for budget reconciliation, the legislation now awaits final consideration by the Budget Committee before heading to the floor. “Our country is hurting – we...

Dingell, Tlaib, Lofgren, Nadler Lead Over 65 Colleagues in Urging for Lebanon TPS Designation

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) sent a letter to President Biden, along with 66 of their colleagues, urging for the designation of Lebanon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to protect ...

Dingell Announces $125,000 Grant for Dearborn’s LAHC to Prevent Substance Abuse in Youth

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the A.C.T. Drug Free Community Coalition- A project of LAHC-Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities in Dearborn will receive a $125,000 grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Drug-Free Communities Support Program in order to implement programs to prevent youth substance use, including abuse of prescripti...

Dingell, Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Visit Ypsilanti Restaurant to Emphasize Importance of Small Businesses

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YPSILANTI, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist visited Haab’s Restaurant in Ypsilanti, Michigan to highlight the importance of supporting small businesses. Opened in 1934, Haab’s has deep roots in the Ypsilanti community, offering a gathering place and eatery full of tradition. As part of the American Rescue Plan that Representative Dingell hel...

Dingell Announces $205,745 Regional Grant for Superior Township Fire Department

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the Superior Township Fire Department will receive a $205,745 regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to purchase upgraded personal protective equipment and turnout gear for individual firefighter safety. “Our firefighters and...

Dingell, Pocan Call for Increased Humanitarian Access for Gaza

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02) are calling on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to take action to reopen border crossings in Gaza to allow humanitarian aid and reconstruction materials to reach those in need. The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza has been exacerbated by limited operations at the Kerem Shalom and Erez crossings and ...

Dingell Calls for FBI, DHS to Conduct Thorough Audit of No-Fly and Selectee Lists to Protect Innocent Americans

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling for a complete and thorough audit of the No-Fly and Selectee Lists to ensure innocent American citizens have not been wrongly included. The letter also requests additional informa...

Dingell Leads Lebanon Caucus Co-Chairs in Calling for Action to Address Deteriorating Economic and Political Situation in Lebanon

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL), Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), and Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL), Co-Chairs of the U.S.-Lebanon Friendship Caucus, led a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and USAID Administrator Samantha Power calling for action to address the deteriorating economic and political situation in Lebanon. “Wit...

Dingell Introduces Legislation to Preserve the MotorCities National Heritage Area

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced the Preserving the MotorCities Heritage Act. This important legislation would extend the authorization of the MotorCities National Heritage Area Partnership through 2036 to commemorate, conserve and promote the cultural, historical, and natural resources of one of the most impactful and significant stories of American industri...

Dingell Statement on Passing of Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Karen Fort Hood

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DEARBORN, MI – Today Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the passing of Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Karen Fort Hood. “Judge Karen Fort Hood was a brilliant judge, dedicated to upholding the law and ensuring the fair judicial treatment of everyone that came before the Court of Appeals. Judge Hood made history here in Michigan when she became the first Black ...

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