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Dingell Invites Local Students to Craft “Valentines for Veterans” in 8th Annual Project

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DEARBORN, MI - With one month until Valentine’s Day, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) invites local students to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” project by making handmade valentine cards for local veterans. Since 2015, students across the region created hundreds of cards to show veterans how much they are loved and appreciated. This is the eighth year in a row that Dingell has org...

Dingell Announces $289,297 in Federal Arts Funding for the 12th District

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced $289,297 in federal National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) funding for seven creative economy organizations in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. The NEA has awarded 44 direct grants throughout the 12th District, totaling nearly $1.2 million over the past six years. “Arts and culture are part of the fabric that binds our commu...

Dingell, Schatz, Cornyn Introduce CREATE Act to Boost Jobs, Arts Businesses in the Creative Economy

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced a bill to boost the creative economy and support the development of jobs and arts businesses in Michigan, Hawaii, Texas, and across the nation. The Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act of 2022 would support a...

Dingell, Casey Reintroduce Legislation to Combat Sexual Violence Against Students with Disabilities

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) reintroduced bicameral legislation to improve responses to sexual violence against students with disabilities. The Safe Equitable Campus Resources and Education (SECuRE) Act makes targeted improvements to the Clery Act to ensure the needs of people with disabilities are included in campus planning and res...

Dingell Leads 115 Colleagues in Urging OSHA to Issue a Permanent Health Care Standard

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) led 115 Members of Congress in urging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a permanent health care standard to protect health care workers amidst a surging pandemic. Dingell and her colleagues have repeatedly highlighted the importance of an Emergency Temporary Standard, issued by OSHA, to ensure that workers...

Dingell Statement on Retirement of Rep. Brenda Lawrence

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement about the retirement of her colleague Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14): “Brenda’s commitment to her communities is second to none. Throughout her 30 years in public service, she supported Michigan students while serving on the Southfield Public Schools Board of Education, gathered communities together ...

Dingell Statement on Passing of LGBTQ Activist Jim Toy

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ANN ARBOR, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the passing of longtime Ann Arbor LGBTQ activist Jim Toy: “Jim Toy was a champion for equality. He was a trailblazer not only for LGBTQ rights in Michigan but across the country. And he was a dear friend to me and John. Throughout his life, he worked to ensure that Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County commun...

Dingell Tours Ypsilanti Electrify America Charging Station with Ford

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YPSILANTI, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) toured the Electrify America charging station in Ypsilanti, Michigan, along with representatives from Ford, to discuss the impact that the billions in funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure from the bipartisan infrastructure law will have on Michigan and the nation. “In August, President Biden announced an ambitious goal to ...

Dingell Applauds EPA’s Strengthening of National Emissions Standards for Light Duty Vehicles

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a final rule that would strengthen national greenhouse gas emissions standards for light duty vehicles through model year 2026: “From the very beginning, strong fuel economy and emissions standards have helped keep our environment clean, reduced ou...

Dingell, Huizenga, 35 Lawmakers Urge Inclusion of $400 Million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in FY 2023 Presidential Budget

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Congressman Bill Huizenga led a bipartisan group of 35 lawmakers in urging the Biden-Harris Administration to provide at least $400 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget, as currently authorized under law. The lawmakers wrote, “The Great Lakes are a true national treasure that ...

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