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Dingell, Moolenaar Introduce PACE Expanded Act to Strengthen Senior Care

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WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and John Moolenaar (MI-04) introduced the PACE Expanded Act, legislation to strengthen the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).   The PACE Expanded Act would support the expansion of current PACE programs and facilitate the establishment of new ones by giving PACE programs greater flexibility to enroll…

Dingell, Environmental Groups Celebrate Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary on Huron River

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was today joined by the Huron River Watershed Council, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, National Wildlife Federation, Wolfpack Clean Water Group, and State Rep. Yousef Rabhi to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act on the banks of the Huron River in Ann Arbor.    The Rouge River in Southeast…

Dingell Joins EPA Administrator Regan to Recognize 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

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CLEVELAND – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox, along with national and local environmental leaders, in Cleveland to recognize the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act on the banks of the Cuyahoga River. The Cuyahoga, along with the Rouge River in…

Dingell, DeFazio, Napolitano, Beyer, and 85 Colleagues Commemorate the Clean Water Act On Its 50th Anniversary

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Debbie Dingell (MI­-12), Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Representative Don Beyer (VA-08), and 85 House Members jointly announced a resolution honoring the Clean Water Act (CWA) on its 50th anniversary of…

Dingell Meets with EPA for Update on Gelman Plume

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Last week, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) spoke with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore to receive a full status update on the Gelman Sciences’ dioxane plume and the process underway to consider it for inclusion on the National Priorities List (NPL).   The EPA concluded a round of testing and will use those…

Dingell Tours Western Wayne Family Health Center

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) joined the staff of Western Wayne Family Health Center for a tour of their facility in Lincoln Park to highlight the services they provide to the community, and emphasize the importance of affordable, accessible health care. “Community health centers are the closest thing we have for fully accessible care now in the US and provide invaluable…

Dingell Statement on Israel - Lebanon Maritime Border Agreement

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the news that Israel and Lebanon have reached an agreement to end their maritime boundary dispute. “The announced agreement between the governments of Israel and Lebanon to formally end their maritime boundary dispute and establish a permanent maritime boundary is a positive step to increase peace and…

Dingell, Upton Recognize Latex Allergy Awareness Week

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Fred Upton (MI-06), co-chairs of the Congressional Asthma and Allergy Caucus, introduced a resolution to establish October 2 through October 8 as Latex Allergy Awareness Week. “Widespread exposure to products containing latex in homes, stores, schools, workplaces, and healthcare settings have caused incidences of latex allergies to…

Dingell Announces $821,656 for Parks in Michigan’s 12th District

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that Michigan’s 12th District will receive three federal grants totaling $821,656 from the National Parks Service’s (NPS) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) State and Local Assistance Program to construct parks for additional outdoor recreational activities.  “The Land and Water Conservation Fund…

Dingell Urges Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonough to Address Reports of Alleged Misconduct at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough urging the Department to address reports of alleged misconduct at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) also joined Dingell in sending a letter to VA Inspector General Michael Missal to show bicameral concern for the John D. Dingell VA. Both…

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