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Dingell Leads Introduction of Legislation to Reauthorize, Expand Independence at Home Demonstration Program

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), and Congresswoman Haley Stevens (D-MI) introduced the Independence at Home Demonstration Improvement Act of 2020. This legislation would extend the Independence at Home (IAH) Demonstration Program for three years while providing the Secretary of Health and Human Servic... Read more »

Tonight: Dingell to Host Coronavirus Town Hall with Health Experts

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DEARBORN, MI – Tonight, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) will host a virtual town hall with Michigan health experts on Coronavirus. Dingell will be joined by Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; Dr. Emily Martin, Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health; and Dr. Anne Chen, Infectious Diseases Program Director, Henry Ford Hos... Read more »

Dingell Statement on GM Exiting California Fuel Economy Lawsuit

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after General Motors announced they are withdrawing from litigation regarding preemption of fuel economy standards: "General Motors did the right thing today by removing their name from this misguided lawsuit. It's time for other automakers to do the same. As I've always said, this issue should never have been... Read more »

Dingell Hosting Upcoming Coronavirus Town Hall

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced an upcoming virtual town hall on Coronavirus. The virtual event will feature updates on federal, state, and local actions and Q&A on health and economic issues facing Rep. Dingell’s district. The virtual town hall event is free and open to the public. The event will be streamed live on Rep. Dingell’s Facebook page and links to joi... Read more »

Dingell Statement on FCC Reallocation of Safety Spectrum

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced its decision to reallocate 5.9 GHz spectrum band. “The FCC’s decision to reallocate spectrum away from the 5.9 GHz band is a significant step in the wrong direction and will pose serious risks to transportation safety long-term. Preserving this spectrum band is... Read more »

Dingell Applauds House Passage of Block, Report and Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Block, Report, and Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 3878). Led by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), this bipartisan legislation will require drug manufacturers, distributors and other Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrants to exercise due diligence when ... Read more »

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell Statement on Veterans Day

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U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day. “Veterans Day is the day we pause to salute the men and women who have served our country in the armed services. We remember, honor, and thank the men and women that have braved the high seas, flown into hostile air, and faced treacherous terrains to keep our nation safe, secure, and free. Wh... Read more »

Dingell Urges Action from HUD & AAHC to Address Issues Plaguing Low-Income Housing in Ann Arbor

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) urged the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address complex-wide bed bug issues impacting residents of the Maple Meadows Apartments in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A similar letter was sent to the Ann Arbor Housing Commission (AAHC), who oversees the property. Tenants are reporting a bed bug infestation is forcing them to r... Read more »

Dingell, Wayne County, Trenton Mayor Discuss Economic Development & Environmental Issues

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TRENTON, MI – During a virtual town hall meeting, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Assistant Wayne County Executive Khalil Rahal, and Trenton Mayor Steve Rzeppa discussed economic development and environmental issues facing the city of Trenton, MI. Also joining as panelists were Susan White, Refuge Manager at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge; Brian Kelly, EPA On-Site Contact for... Read more »

Dingell Announced $15.5 Million to Improve Rail Infrastructure Between Ypsilanti and Jackson

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YPSILANTI, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced the US Department of Transportation is awarding $15,570,327 to the Michigan Department of Transportation to improve rail infrastructure including replace 80,000 feet of rail, rehab 42 horizontal curves, and make safety enhancements at 16 public and 8 private at-grade crossings on state-owned rail corridor between Ypsilanti and Ja... Read more »

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