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Dingell Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s Action Plan to Replace Lead Pipes

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the Biden-Harris Administration announced its Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan: “The only way to get safe, clean water into Michigan communities – and communities across the country – is to immediately replace all lead service lines. In Michigan’s 12th District alone, we know there’s a minimum of ove...

Dingell, Bilirakis, Frankel Introduce Bill to Improve Public Health Programs for Older Adults

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Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12), and Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) introduced the Protecting the Health of America’s Older Adults Act. This bipartisan legislation would create a program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve the health and well-being of older adults and provide grants to state and local health departmen...

Dingell Announces MI-12 Airports to Receive Over $1.1 Million From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced over $1.1 million in new federal funding under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for both the Willow Run Airport and Ann Arbor Airport to make much-needed improvements. The Willow Run Airport will receive $815,000 and the Ann Arbor Airport will receive $295,000. “Thanks to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Mi...

Dingell Unveils 2021 Annual Dingell Jingle

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) rang in the holidays with the annual Dingell Jingle tradition, set to the tune of “Bells Will Be Ringing.” We are heading back home, to be with friends To celebrate the holidays once again It’s our Holiday Jingle, not just another email In celebration of infrastructure that prevails We’re rebuilding the country, a reason to cheer Watch tho...

Dingell Leads 62 Colleagues in Urging Biden-Harris Administration to End Government Purchases of PFAS-Made Products

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) led 62 colleagues in sending a letter to Chair Brenda Mallory of the Council on Environmental Quality urging for U.S. agencies to avoid purchasing products containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – or forever chemicals – which have been linked to serious health harms. As the Biden-Harris Administration intends to release an...

Dingell Statement on Passing of Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement remembering Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt: “I’m completely devastated by the loss of Fred Hiatt. For over 20 years, Fred led the Post’s editorial page with common sense and decency, understanding many sides of an issue and exploring those views with fairness and independence. Above all,...

Dingell Statement on Passing of Senator Bob Dole

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement remembering former Senator Bob Dole: “Senator Bob Dole was a giant on Capitol Hill and beyond. He legislated with civility, decency, and honor and understood the importance of bipartisanship. He was good friends with John for decades, both being World War II veterans who shared many common bonds. Bob Dole...

Dingell Joins Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge Re-opening

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GROSSE ILE, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) celebrated the re-opening of the Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge, which had been closed for repairs since May of 2020. “Today we’re celebrating the impact that investing in and maintaining critical infrastructure can have on the success of our communities. The Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge is 150 years old, and we have a responsibility to strength...

Dingell, Bipartisan Michigan Colleagues Urge House and Senate Leadership to Fund Production of Semiconductor Chips

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and bipartisan Michigan colleagues sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McCarthy, and Minority Leader McConnell urging for full funding for the Creating Helpful Incentives for the Production of Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act. This letter follows a roundtable that Dingell hosted in Michigan wit...

Dingell Statement on Passing of WEMU’s Lisa Barry

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement remembering long-time Michigan radio host and reporter, Lisa Barry: “My heart is heavy today as we mourn the loss of Lisa Barry, a long-time radio host and reporter, most recently for WEMU. Lisa was a seasoned broadcaster who brought realness into her reporting. We last spoke on air about the impact of 9/11...

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