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Dingell Statement on U.S. Reaching Debt Limit

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the United States reaching its debt limit.   “Congress must act immediately to raise the debt ceiling. Republicans holding our economy hostage for political showmanship is dangerous: Default, and even the threat of default, will have devastating effects that primarily hurt working families, including…

Dingell Tours Grosse Ile Wastewater Treatment Facility & Ypsi Transit Center, Highlights Nearly $10.5 Million in Direct Federal Investments in Infrastructure Improvement Projects

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today toured the Grosse Ile Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Ypsi Transit Center with local officials to highlight $10,452,927 in direct federal investments she secured in the omnibus appropriations package. “With this federal funding, we are supporting our local communities to support and improve the lives of those who live and…

Dingell Joins Vice President Harris & Secretary Granholm in Ann Arbor to Highlight Climate Action

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today joined Vice President Kamala Harris and Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to highlight historic progress made by Democrats in Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration to combat the Climate Crisis. “Michigan is leading the nation in taking aggressive action to combat the Climate…

Dingell, Fitzpatrick Reintroduce Bill Expanding Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today reintroduced the bipartisan Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act to expand Medicare to cover hearing aids for beneficiaries. Medicare does not currently cover hearing aids, which have an average price of about $2,500. “Hearing aids aren’t a luxury, they are critical for millions of people to maintain…

Dingell Announces $112,000 in Federal Arts Funding for the 6th District

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced $112,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for six creative economy organizations in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District.  “Arts and culture bind our communities together, inspire people of all ages, bring joy to families, and power our local economies,” said Congresswoman…

Dingell Congratulates University of Michigan on Selection for NASA Mission Investigation

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell today congratulates the University of Michigan on being selected to lead an investigation for NASA’s Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC) mission. “The University of Michigan remains at the forefront of cutting-edge research and scientific advancement,” said Dingell. “This investigation will help us better understand our Earth’s…

Dingell Sworn in to 118th Congress, Representing New District

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today released the following statement after being sworn in to represent Michigan's new 6th Congressional District for the 118th Congress. “I am honored to continue to serve the communities I’ve known for my whole life and look forward to getting to know new neighborhoods and families across Michigan’s 6th district,” said Dingell.…

Dingell Secures Over $36 million for Michigan’s 12th District in FY2023 Government Funding Bill

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the FY2023 omnibus appropriations package includes $36,447,419 for 15 community projects throughout Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Dingell’s community project funding will directly invest in efforts to protect the environment, develop and distribute clean energy, increase access to affordable housing and…

Dingell, Tlaib Urge HHS to Add “Middle Eastern or North African” Self-Identification Category to Address Health Disparities

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) today led a letter to Secretary Xavier Becerra urging the Department of Health and Human Services to collect and report data on individuals who self-identify as “Middle Eastern or North African,” or MENA, to recognize and address health disparities. Currently, data from MENA individuals is aggregated under the…

Rep. Dingell and Chairwoman Maloney Release GAO Report Updating Data on the Gender Pay Gap

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statements after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its preliminary analysis of women’s representation in the workforce and the status of the gender pay gap between 2018 to 2021:  “This report…

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