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Dingell, Latta Shift into Drive the Bipartisan Autonomous Vehicle Caucus

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Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Bob Latta (R-OH) launched the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle Caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to educate Members and staff on autonomous vehicle technology that can improve the safety and accessibility of roadways. Representatives Latta and Dingell serve together on the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on the House ...

Dingell Requests EPA Involvement in Tribar Technologies Chemical Release

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to EPA Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore requesting the agency’s involvement in remedying the release and spread of hexavalent chromium into the Huron River last week by Tribar Technologies. “After extensive briefings and conversations with Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and Department of Health and Human...

Dingell Statement on Tribar Technologies Chemical Release into Huron River

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following statement regarding the status of the recent chemical release into the Huron River by Tribar Technologies. “The harmful release and spread of hexavalent chromium into the Huron River over the past week by Tribar Technologies is inexcusable and deeply disturbing. Authorities at every level are working around the clock to ensure the safety of...

Dingell Announces Over $10 Million in HHS Grants for the University of Michigan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced today that the University of Michigan will receive $10,279,947 in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct health care research, including cancer treatment, aging, lung disease, and much more. “The University of Michigan continues to lead the nation and the world in groundbreaking health care ...

Dingell Applauds House Passage of CHIPS and Science Act

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the House passage of the CHIPS and Science Act. “I have witnessed firsthand the consequences of the semiconductor chip shortage for my constituents over the last couple of years – shifts have been cut, workers were laid off, plants have been shuttered, and our domestic manufacturing has slowed to a halt. Just last week, Speak...

Dingell, Cheney Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) applaud the House passage of their Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act of 2021, by a vote of 416-12, which would extend through December 31, 2024 critical telehealth policies implemented during the pandemic to make it easier for seniors to access remote care and other emerging health care technologies. “We saw tele...

On the 32nd Anniversary of the ADA, Dingell Named Co-Chair of Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus

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WASHINGTON – Today, founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus (BDC), Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI-02), named Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12) a new co-chair of the BDC, alongside Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01). The announcement comes on the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Rep. Langevin, the first quadriplegic ever elected to Congress, founded the Caucus in 2001 short...

Pelosi, Dingell, UAW President Convene Auto Workers Roundtable to Discuss Impact of Semiconductor Shortage

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TAYLOR, Mich. – Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today was joined by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and UAW President Ray Curry at the UAW Region 1A in Taylor to hear from auto industry workers directly about the impact of the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage. Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, UAW Region 1A Director Laura Dickerson, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Congressman Pete Aguilar (CA...

Reps. Dingell, Maloney, Ross Introduce the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Congresswoman Deborah Ross (NC-02) in introducing the Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act. The bill addresses issues in the apparel manufacturing industry such as the exploitation of essential workers, offshoring, and an aging workforce by implement...

Dingell Announces Nearly $14 Million in Federal Grant Funding for University of Michigan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced today that the University of Michigan will receive $13,999,656 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their 2024 American National Election Studies (ANES) project. “At a time when our nation is deeply divided, gaining insight into what is driving us apart has never been more important,” said Dingell. “For ne...

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