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Reps. Tlaib, Dingell Call on TSA to Safeguard DTW Employees Health, Wellbeing During COVID—19 Crisis

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DETROIT—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske calling on the agency to safeguard the health and wellbeing of TSA employees at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) during the COVID—19 crisis, as well as answer a series of questions about its response plan going forwa... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Fuel Economy Regulations

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the Trump Administration released their final rule on fuel economy regulations: “This proposal takes us in the wrong direction for every key metric for this industry, and causes serious and detrimental harm to an industry that needs certainty. The Administration’s inability to work with all stakehold... Read more »

Dingell, Tlaib Urge US Steel to Protect Worker Health & Safety During COVID-19

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ECORSE, MI - After receiving several complaints from workers at the Great Lakes Works facility in Ecorse, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) are calling on US Steel to take all necessary measures to protect the health and safety of the workers immediately. Dingell and Tlaib received confidential complaints about unsafe working conditions at the plant, including a lack o... Read more »

Dingell on Ford, UAW, GE, Airon Announcing Production of Critical Ventilators

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YPSILANTI, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Ford Motor Company, UAW, General Electric (GE), and Airon announced a partnership for the production of critically-needed ventilators at Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan: “This is a welcome announcement. Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti – home to the original Rosie the Riveters – will once again j... Read more »

Marking Fifth Anniversary of Yemen Conflict, Dingell and Tlaib Reiterate Calls to Address Humanitarian Situation, Ongoing Military Conflict in the War in Yemen

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WASHINGTON, DC – To mark the fifth anniversary of the Yemen war, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) issued a joint statement calling for renewed action to address the humanitarian situation in Yemen and to end the military conflict that has cost thousands of lives: “During an unprecedented global health crisis, the war in Yemen continues to cause a catastrophic humanitari... Read more »

Dingell on Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the House passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Families and workers in Michigan are feeling deeply the direct impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. They, along with front-line healthcare workers, must be our immediate priority in our response. “Democrats put families and workers first and made grea... Read more »

Elected Officials Urge Cleveland Cliffs/AK Steel to Protect Worker Health and Safety During COVID-19

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DEARBORN, MI - After receiving several complaints from workers at the AK Steel plant in Dearborn, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), State Representative Abdullah Hammoud (HD-15), Senator Stephanie Chang (SD-01), and Senator Sylvia Santana (SD-03) are calling on Cleveland Cliffs, the new owner of the plant, to take all necessary measures to protect the safet... Read more »

Dingell, Upton lead 26 in Bringing Down Healthcare Costs for Unemployed

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) led 26 of their House colleagues in pressing Congressional leadership to strengthen federal assistance to people receiving continued health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). “Given the expected increased demand for COBRA coverage in the coming weeks, it is imperati... Read more »

Dingell-led Provisions Included in House Democrats’ Third Coronavirus Response Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democrats released details of the Take Responsibility for Workers and Family Act, a third coronavirus response package which includes provisions written by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI). Dingell led sections related to provide resources and support to protect the health and well-being of seniors, people with disabilities and the front-line workers and family car... Read more »

Dingell Supports Governor Whitmer Ordering “Stay Home, Stay Safe”

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) applauded Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signing a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order to direct all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order becomes effective at 12:01 am on March 24, 2020 and will stay in place ... Read more »

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