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Recovering America’s Wildlife Act has Legislative hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee held a legislative hearing on Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)’s Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). RAWA has broad support of conservation and sportsmen’s leaders. This bipartisan legislation would help promote and enhance our nation’s conservation efforts, and ensure the long-term healt... Read more »

McBath-Dingell Legislation to Improve Seniors' Access to Hearing Aids Under Medicare Passes House Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation by Congresswomen Lucy McBath (GA-06) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) to make hearing devices more accessible for Medicare beneficiaries. The Medicare Hearing Act of 2019 provides coverage for hearing aids and services for seniors under Part B of the Medicare program. Medicare does not currently cover hearing aids, which h... Read more »

Dingell Invites Students to Celebrate Veterans Day, Holiday Season by “Sending Smiles to Vets”

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DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) invites local students to participate in the Sending Smiles to Vets program by making Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas cards for local veterans. Since the Sending Smiles to Vets program was launched in 2015, students across southeast Michigan have pitched in to make thousands of cards thanking veterans for their service. “The smallest act... Read more »

Dingell Sends Letter to Secretary of State Urging U.S. Assistance to Combat Fires in Lebanon

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mike Green urging full assistance from the US government to combat the devastating wildfires in Lebanon. “The fires have caused irreparable damage to Lebanon’s nature as well as its residents, including American c... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Passage of Resolution Opposing US Actions in Syria

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released the following statement after House passage of H.J.Res 77, a resolution opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria. “Once again, President Trump’s lack of a clear strategy in the Middle East is harming American interests abroad. This rash de... Read more »

Schakowsky, Sarbanes, Dingell Endorse H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released a statement on H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, in advance of the Committee’s markup of the legislation: “Today, we are announcing our endorsement of H.R. 3, a pillar of the Democr... Read more »

Dingell, Tlaib, McCollum, EPA Workers and AFGE Union Discuss Closure of Grosse Ile Station, Attacks on Employees’ Rights, Agency Mission

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) – Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment – met with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) affected by the recent closure of the Large Lakes Research Station office on Grosse Ile. The lawmakers and union mem... Read more »

Dingell: Since the Rouge River Fire We’ve Come a Long Way, But We Can’t Turn the Needle Back

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the Rouge River Fires: “50 years ago the Rouge River caught fire, catching the attention of our country. Filled with oil and other pollutants, the Rouge River became a symbol of over pollution and weak environmental protection. But this fire was a turning point, forcing our leader... Read more »

Dingell, Tlaib Kayak Rouge River to Highlight Environmental Clean Up of River

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Dingell, Tlaib Kayak Rouge River to Highlight Environmental Clean Up of River MELVINDALE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) kayaked the Rouge River to highlight environmental cleanup of the river since it first caught fire 50 years ago. The kayaking began at the Melvindale Civic Arena and finished at Belanger Park. The representatives passed t... Read more »

Dingell, State Senator and Reps Hold Town Hall on Environmental Protection

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WYANDOTTE, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Stephanie Chang, State Representative Cara Clemente, and State Representative Darrin Camilleri hosted a town hall discussion on efforts to clean up industrial pollution of the past across Downriver communities. The representatives were also jointed by State Senator Marshall Bullock. A link to the photos from the event can be found... Read more »

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