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Dingell Statement on Long-Awaited Worker Safety Standard

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Department of Labor issued a long-awaited Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS): “Almost three months after the original deadline, some workers are finally receiving support and protection through the ETS. This ETS is a small step in the right di...

Dingell, Graves Introduce Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) introduced the Sport Fish Restoration, Recreational Boating Safety, and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2021, which would reauthorize the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund through 2025. The Trust Fund, which is set to expire at the end of the current fiscal year, provides funding to for fishery...

Dingell Continues to Urge for Stronger Drunk Driving Policies

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after a deadly impaired driving crash occurred in Wayne County, MI this morning: “We introduced the HALT Drunk Driving Act to ensure that what happened to the Abbas family would never happen again. When our community lost the Abbas family, I remember the pain-stricken faces of Ali, Isabella, and Giselle’s...

Dingell Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s Plan to Strengthen Critical Supply Chains

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the below statement applauding the Biden-Harris Administration’s key findings from the reviews directed under Executive Order (E.O.) 14017 “America’s Supply Chains,” and its strategy to strengthen American supply chains and ensure good-paying, union jobs for American families: “We need our federal policies to keep pace with inno...

Dingell Announces U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval of Grosse Ile Bridge Repairs

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the final permits for the Grosse Ile Bridge repairs and construction will begin soon. State and local government filed their approval permits on Wednesday June 2nd, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to finalize the approval process today. The Grosse Ile Bridge, located in Wa...

Dingell, Tlaib Applaud Launch of Biden-Harris Administration’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program, Call For Additional Relief

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) welcomed the Biden-Harris Administration’s launch of the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), which would expand access to affordable water for low-income families, helping them to pay their bills and avoid shutoffs. The Representatives have focused on increasing water accessibility and ensuri...

Dingell, Fitzpatrick, Tonko, Young Call on House Leadership to Include Bipartisan Clean Energy & Sustainability Accelerator in Infrastructure Package

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), and Don Young (R-AK) sent a letter to House leadership to urge for the inclusion of a Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator in the infrastructure package, as proposed in President Biden’s American Jobs Plan. The Clean Energy and Sustainability Accelerator builds on the proven green ban...

Dingell Discharged from Hospital, Thankful for Outpouring of Support

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was discharged from George Washington University Hospital this afternoon, one week after undergoing surgery for a perforated ulcer. The Congresswoman released the following statement: “This week in the hospital is an experience I hope to never have again. No one should ever underestimate the potential harms of NSAIDs, and I am urging everyone t...

Dingell, Walorski Reintroduce Legislation to Strengthen Strategic National Stockpile, Domestic Manufacturing for Improved Pandemic Preparedness

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN) reintroduced the Medical Supplies for Pandemics Act of 2021, which would reform and strengthen the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to improve the federal ability to respond to future disasters and pandemics. This includes enhancing medical supply chain elasticity, creating incentives to geographically diversi...

Dingell Leads ESA Caucus in Introducing Resolution Recognizing Endangered Species Day

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell led introduction of a resolution recognizing Friday, May 21 as Endangered Species Day with Endangered Species Act (ESA) Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA). The resolution recognizes the strong role that the ESA has played in safeguarding America’s environmental heritage and the need to prioritiz...

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