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Dingell Statement on ICE Policy to Remove International Students

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced modifications to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) that would mean students taking a full online course load cannot remain in the United States: “My district is home to thousands of international students attending Michigan universitie... Read more »

Dingell Leads Amicus Brief on Fuel Economy Regulations

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led the filing of an amicus brief in the case of Union of Concerned Scientists, et al. v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), et al., which is currently pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Dingell – along with House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone and Senate Environment and Public ... Read more »

Dingell Announces $150,000 in Funding to Art Organizations Across District

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DEABORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced three local organizations will receive $50,000 each in direct funding from the National Endowment of the Arts. The funds, a part of the CARES Act passed by Congress in March, will be used to support staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel, and facilities costs. “The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the art organizati... Read more »

House Adopts Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives adopted the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act as an amendment to the Moving Forward Act – which is currently being debated on the House Floor. Led by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), RAWA has broad support of conservation and sportsmen’s leaders. This bipartisan legislation would help promote and enhan... Read more »

Dingell Priorities Central in House Climate Crisis Action Plan

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, work by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was front and center as the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework. Dingell had five bills included in the committee’s recommendations and seen as important tools in the effort to solve the climate crisis. Dingell’s USA Electrify Forward Act, Vehicle Innovation ... Read more »

House Passes Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s (D-MI) Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator passed the House as it was successfully adopted as an amendment to the Moving Forward Act – which is currently being debated on the House Floor. The Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator – formerly known as and based on H.R.5416, the National Climate Bank Act – publicly finances and stim... Read more »

Dingell Demands Answers on EPA’s Declined Enforcement Actions Across Great Lakes Region

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led 22 of her colleagues in probing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about the troubling decline reported in the enforcement of important environmental regulations across the Great Lakes region, which could have devastating impacts on human health and the health of these natural resources for generations. In a recent report publi... Read more »

Dingell Pushes HUD to Explain Eviction Notices at Sycamore-Meadows Apartments in Superior Township

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SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pushed the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to explain eviction notices sent to several tenants of Sycamore-Meadows Apartments in Superior Township, Michigan. The eviction notices were delivered as a result of “community disturbances” from a block party on June 4th, with many tenants, including several not involve... Read more »

Dingell Votes for Legislative Package to Make Healthcare & Prescription Drugs More Affordable

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, a legislative package that would lower the cost of prescription drugs, expand access to healthcare, reduce racial and ethnic health coverage disparities, and protect those with pre-existing conditions. Introduction of this package comes in the midst of a global pandemic... Read more »

Dingell Presses Facebook on Inconsistencies of Content Moderation Control

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) sent a letter to Facebook asking for clarification on the social media platform’s determination process for content moderation. Dingell emphasized the content moderation process must not wrongfully delete or suspend accounts that have adhere to Facebook’s community guideline standards. “Why does someone saying people will die because they... Read more »

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