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Dingell Recognizes Eid al-Fitr, the Conclusion of Ramadan

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced a Congressional resolution recognizing Eid al-Fitr, offering best wishes and respects to all Muslims at the conclusion of Ramadan. “The holy month of Ramadan is time for our Muslim friends and neighbors to reflect on the principles and values of community and compassion that is critical for our humanity,” said Dingell. “Even th... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Trump’s Visit to 12th Congressional District

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YPSILANTI, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s visit to Ford’s Rawsonville Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District: “President Trump will see the best of Michigan and our communities during his visit today. Strength and resiliency. The know-how, grit, determination and American ingenuity that can in a short time convert a plant... Read more »

HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS TASK FORCE ON AGING & FAMILIES INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO HELP SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ACCESS CRITICAL BENEFITS AMID COVID-19

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WASHINGTON – Today, the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging & Families (TFAF) leadership announced the introduction of the COVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020. As the pandemic continues to have a disproportionate impact on America’s older Americans, their families and caregivers, this measure would make additional investments in our nation’s most vulnerab... Read more »

House Democrats Push for Millions of Restoration and Resilience Jobs

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Deb Haaland (D-NM), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) urged House Leadership to include a “Restoration and Resilience Jobs” program in future economic recovery packages. As unemployment surges past 30 million American worke... Read more »

Dingell on Johnson & Johnson Discontinuing Talc-based Baby Powder in US & Canada

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Johnson & Johnson announced the discontinuation of talc-based baby powder in the US and Canada: “For decades, we have seen the dangers of asbestos and raised concerns that talc contained trace amounts of the known carcinogen. Removing these products from shelves will give parents peace of mind in knowi... Read more »

Bipartisan Group to Introduce SMART Fund in the House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Pete King (NY-02), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Tom Reed (NY-23), Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), Fred Upton (MI-06), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21) announced today that they are introducing legislation to provide robust support to state and local governments on the front lines of the COV... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Passing of Wyandotte Mayor Joe Peterson

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WYANDOTTE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on the passing of Wyandotte Mayor Joe Peterson: “Joe Peterson was one of John’s and my dearest friend, a rock of a man and solid friend to many. A veteran who served his country during the Vietnam War, who became a victim of Agent Orange – but it never ever dampened his spirit or the work that he did. For nea... Read more »

House Passes The Heroes Act, Dingell-led Priorities Included for Coronavirus Response

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of the latest legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people. The Heroes Act is a bold and comprehensi... Read more »

Dingell & Dr. Bright Call for Strong Accountability from Administration in Pandemic Preparedness

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and the Health Subcommittee held a hearing on “Protecting Scientific Integrity in the COVID-19 Response” with Dr. Rick Bright, the former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). Bright, a respected immunologist, recognized and anticipated a pandemic was approaching and knew what needed to be done to... Read more »

Tlaib, Dingell Request OSHA Investigation into Work Conditions at Amazon Romulus Fulfillment Center

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DETROIT – Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) wrote to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, Loren Sweatt, requesting that OSHA conduct an immediate investigation into workplace safety in Amazon facilities nationwide and issue guidance to Amazon about policies it must implement to keep their workers safe during the COVID-19 p... Read more »

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