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Dingell, Huizenga, Kaptur, Joyce Request $450 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in FY25 Presidential Budget

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), and Dave Joyce (R-OH) – co-chairs of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force – led a bipartisan letter urging the Biden-Harris Administration to provide $450 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget, as currently authorized under law. “The Great…

Dingell Celebrates Paczki Day 2024

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today celebrated Paczki Day, a Polish tradition before the fasting of Lent, by delivering the traditional Polish donuts to friends in the press and community across Michigan’s 6th District. Delivering paczki in celebration of this day is a Dingell family tradition started by John Dingell many years ago when he served in Congress.   “Rituals and…

Dingell Joins Great Lakes Lawmakers to Introduce the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act

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Members of the Great Lakes Task Force – led by Representatives Debbie Dingell, David Joyce, Marcy Kaptur, and Bill Huizenga in the House and Senators Debbie Stabenow and J.D. Vance in the Senate this week introduced the bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2024, which extends this critical program for another five years through 2031, and increases annual funding levels…

Dingell, González-Colón, Schatz, Introduce CREATE Act to Boost Jobs, Arts Businesses in the Creative Economy

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), along with Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), introduced a bill to boost the creative economy and support the development of jobs and arts businesses across the nation. The Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act would support artists, entrepreneurs, and workers in…

Dingell, James Recognize National Cancer Prevention Day

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Congressman John James (MI-10) today introduced a resolution to recognize February 4th as “National Cancer Prevention Day.” Dingell and James serve as Co-Chairs of the Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus, which aims to educate policymakers about best practices for cancer prevention.   The resolution recognizes the devastating effect…

Dingell Announces More Than $9 Million in HHS Grants for the University of Michigan

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced that the University of Michigan will receive $9,879,697 in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct research in areas including pharmacology, physiology, and biological chemistry, blood diseases and resources, cancer biology, treatment detection, and diagnosis, lung diseases, heart and…

Dingell, Joyce Applaud House Passage of WILD Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Dave Joyce (OH-14) today applauded the House passage of their bipartisan Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver (WILD) Reauthorization Act. The legislation would reauthorize critical U.S. Fish and Wildlife conservation programs – specifically, the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, which enables wildlife and habitat conservation in all 50…

Dingell, Moolenaar, Peters, Stabenow Introduce Shandra Eisenga Human Cell and Tissue Product Safety Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and John Moolenaar (MI-012) with Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) this week introduced the Shandra Eisenga Human Cell and Tissue Product Safety Act. The bipartisan legislation directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct research and education campaigns to prevent tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks from infected…

Dingell Announces $2.2 Million for New Taxiway at Willow Run

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced the Wayne County Airport Authority will receive $2,191,869 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the construction of a new taxiway at Willow Run Airport. This is the third phase of funding for the new taxiway, which consists of relocating weather reporting equipment and FAA radio transmitters and receivers.   “Willow…

Dingell, Kiggans, Wild, Carter, Kaine, Young Introduce Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Reauthorization Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Jen Kiggans (VA-03), Susan Wild (PA-07), and Buddy Carter (GA-01) with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care…

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