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PHOTOS: Dingell Celebrates Paczki Day

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DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) celebrated Paczki Day, a Polish celebration before the fasting of Lent, by bringing the traditional polish donuts to friends in Michigan. The delivering of Paczki is a tradition started by Dingell’s late husband John Dingell while he served in the same seat. Photos from Dingell delivering Paczki are available for download here. “Traditions matter.... Read more »

Dingell: Governor’s Mobility Actions Move Michigan Forward

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DETROIT, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Michigan Governor Whitmer announced executive actions to support Michigan’s leadership in next-generation mobility: “Michigan is uniquely situated to be the center of the automotive and mobility ecosystem,” said Dingell. “We are the home of the global auto industry. In order to remain at the center of adv... Read more »

Dingell Testifies Against Trump Administration NEPA Rollbacks

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made public testimony at the Council on Environmental Quality in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed rollbacks to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). “Let us be clear – these changes do not serve the interest of the American public at large,” Dingell testified. “Instead, they prioritize a narrow set of special inte... Read more »

Dingell: Longer EPA Drags Out PFAS Drinking Water Standard, the More People are Being Poisoned

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first step to set a national drinking water standard for PFOA and PFOS as a part of their PFAS Action Plan: “The longer the EPA drags this process out, the more people will continue to be poisoned by these harmful forever chemicals. The action ... Read more »

Congresswoman Dingell Convened Downriver Environmental Town Hall Meeting to Hear Community Concerns

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TRENTON, MI – Tonight, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) convened a town hall meeting to provide a forum for community members to hear from experts on environmental issues impacting the Downriver communities. The discussion included many issues affecting quality of air, water, and soil, as well as Superfund sites Downriver. “Downriver is a thriving community that has it all: natural resources, a... Read more »

Dingell & Pocan Call to Restore Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging the administration to immediately restore all U.S. funding for humanitarian aid in Gaza, including United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) funding. The letter also urges an end to the ... Read more »

Dingell: Women Must be Seen as Equal Under the Eyes of the Law

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted to remove the deadline and finally allow the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA would specify in the Constitution that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on the account of sex.” In 1972, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and set a seve... Read more »

Dingell, Upton Express Concern about Impact of Coronavirus on Economy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the Detroit News published an article highlighting the impacts to the supply chain of American automotive firms due to the temporary closure of Chinese factories to contain the spread of the coronavirus, U.S. Reps. Fred Upton, MI-06, and Debbie Dingell, MI-12, sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Director of the National Economic Council Lar... Read more »

House Introduces Resolution Opposing Rollbacks to National Environmental Policy Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led the introduction of a resolution opposing changes proposed by the Trump Administration to make significant rollbacks to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The resolution is co-sponsored by House Committee on Natural Resources Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter ... Read more »

Dingell: EPA Lead and Cooper Rule Comes up Short, Meaningful Improvements Needed to Prevent Another Flint

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) called on Congress to act to prevent another lead drinking water crisis like what happened in Flint, Michigan. During a subcommittee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead and Copper rule proposal, Dingell called the EPA’s proposal insufficient to make meaningful improvements to replacing infrastructure in order to protect ... Read more »

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