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Dingell Urges Action to Clean-Up Arkema Property Along Detroit River

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WYANDOTTE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) urged the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to make a decision and schedule clean-up for the Arkema property located along the Detroit River in Wyandotte and Riverview, Michigan. Chemical operations at the East Site ceased in 1985 and the West Site in 2008. In 1989, U.S. EPA and Arkema signed a Consent Order for RCRA Corrective Action... Read more »

Dingell, Udall Reintroduce Care Corps Demonstration Act

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WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) reintroduced the Care Corps Demonstration Act to build and strengthen America’s caregiving workforce and help meet the growing demand for caregivers working with seniors and people living with disabilities. The bill is co-sponsored by Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Angus ... Read more »

Dingell on Beaumont Ending Proposed Merger

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Beaumont Health announced it ended the proposed merger with Advocate Aurora Health: “We knew from the start there were serious concerns with the proposed merger between Beaumont Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Ending these partnership discussions is the correct decision, and I’m glad that the concerns... Read more »

Dingell Continues to Press USPS for Updates on Mail Delays

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YPSILANTI, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) continued her pressure on the United States Postal Service (USPS) to answer for significant delays in mail delivery times, including to Dingell’s office in Ypsilanti, Michigan “It is vital that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is equipped to provide this critical service including the delivery of medications, bills, election mail, a... Read more »

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

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of updated 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 updated Heroes Act addresses needs that... Read more »

Dingell, Michigan Democrats Call on EPA to Remove Union Bargaining Preconditions

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Andy Levin (D-MI), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), and Haley Stevens (D-MI) strongly called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to drop all preconditions outlined by management that would limit important workplace safety measures from being included in collective barga... Read more »

Dingell, Wayne County Announce Soft Opening for Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway and Visitor Center

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TRENTON, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) – along with Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans, Trenton Mayor Steven Rzeppa, and the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance (IWRA) – announced a soft opening date for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Gateway. Beginning October 1, 2020, the lands and waters of the Refuge Gateway – a collaborative partnership that is owned ... Read more »

Dingell, Tlaib Kayak Detroit River to Highlight Public Lands & Waters Open to All

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BROWNSTOWN CHARTER TOWNSHIP, MI – This weekend, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) kayaked the Detroit River during Michigan Trails Week and National Public Lands Day. The representatives launched from Lake Erie Metropark and emphasized the importance of public lands, especially during the pandemic. Photos of the representatives kayaking the river are availa... Read more »

Dingell Statement on the Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to be an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court: “This seat isn’t about one person, or about a seat on the Supreme Court – it’s about healthcare. At every turn, the Republicans have been working to take healthcare away from millions of Americans, and time ... Read more »

House Passes Clean Energy Reform Bill with Dingell Priorities

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during Clean Energy Week, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which makes long-overdue reforms to U.S. energy policy and authorizes major investments in the transition to a low-carbon future. Dingell included a number of provisions in the legislation including: Electrifying our transportation sector and advancing the development, pr... Read more »

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