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Dingell, McClain Host Rosie the Riveters on Honor Flight Visit to Washington, D.C.

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Lisa McClain (MI-09) today hosted a group of 11 World War II “Rosie the Riveters,” all ages 98-101, at the U.S. Capitol as part of a special Honor Flight visit. This celebration of their service comes during Women’s History Month, a time to commemorate women’s important contributions to society.  Rosies, symbolized by the iconic “We Can…

Dingell, Tlaib, Thanedar Urge EGLE to Extend Public Input Period on Romulus Toxic Waste Site

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ROMULUS, Mich. – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) wrote a letter to Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), urging the agency to re-open the window for public feedback regarding the renewal of the operating license for Republic Industrial and Energy Services (RIES), LLC’s hazardous waste site…

On Equal Pay Day, Dingell and Raskin Release New GAO Report on Gender Pay Gap

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WASHINGTON —Today, on Equal Pay Day, Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Accountability, released a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showing the persistence of the gender pay gap and the under-representation of women in management positions across all industries. The report…

Dingell Statement on EPA's Proposed PFAS Drinking Water Standard

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement in support of the EPA’s proposed action to establish the first-ever national drinking water standard for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  “This is an important step by the EPA to take serious action to remove and keep PFAS out of our homes and out of our drinking water.…

Dingell, Great Lakes Task Force, Urge President Biden to Emphasize Importance of Canadian Investment in Great Lakes

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06), co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, sent a bipartisan letter with several colleagues to President Biden this week, urging the president to highlight the importance of Canadian investment in our shared Great Lakes resources during his upcoming visit to the country later this month. “The Great Lakes contain one-fifth of the world’s…

Dingell, Casey, Bowman, Introduce Legislation to Make Home Care Coverage Mandatory Under Medicaid

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Congressman Jamaal Bowman Ed.D. (NY-16) introduced the HCBS Access Act to make HCBS a mandatory benefit within Medicaid and ensure eligible older adults and people with disabilities have the option to choose between home care and institutional care. The HCBS Access Act would also strengthen the…

Dingell Statement on Biden Budget Proposal

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on President Biden’s proposed budget for FY2024. “President Biden has always said we need to build the economy from the bottom up and the middle out, and that’s exactly what this budget will do by continuing to invest in American workers and industries. In the past two years, we have created more than 12…

Dingell Leads Southeastern Michigan Colleagues in Requesting Answers from DTE Following Weeks-Long Power Outage

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) wrote a letter to DTE Energy requesting explanations for the outages following the recent winter storms in Michigan that left nearly 900,000 households without power. “For more than two weeks I have heard from people across Southeast Michigan who have…

Dingell Statement on MI GOP Response to Toxic Waste Delivery to Romulus

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ROMULUS, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement calling on the Michigan Republican Party to work to find real solutions to protect residents of Southeast Michigan from toxic waste disposal in their communities.  “We need more than just PR stunts by members of our state GOP, we need them to join us in the fight for safe storage of hazardous…

Dingell Statement on Transport of Hazardous Waste from East Palestine, Ohio to Belleville

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement in response to an update from the office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine that contaminated soil from the site of the Norfolk Southern derailment in East Palestine, Ohio will be moved by truck to U.S. Ecology Wayne Disposal in Belleville.  “We were not given a heads up on this…

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