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Dingell Statement on Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan: “I am closely monitoring the evolving situation in Afghanistan. The images we are seeing are disturbing, and there will be many questions that Congress will need answered in the coming weeks and months ahead. For the moment, the focus must be on a safe evacuation of U.S. pers...

Dingell Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Paul Mitchell

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released the following statement on the passing of former Michigan Congressman Paul Mitchell. “Rep. Paul Mitchell was a class act and stood up for what he believed in. He was a close friend and colleague of mine, always willing to listen, even when we disagreed. Until the very end, Paul kept a smile on his face and humor in his words, just like Jo...

Dingell Announces $504,636 Regional Grant for Wyandotte Fire Department

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WYANDOTTE, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the City of Wyandotte Fire Department will receive a $504,636 regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to provide firefighters with new Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses that are compliant with the National Fire Protection ...

Dingell, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation Requiring VA to Reimburse Veterans for Emergency Health Care Claims

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Some veterans have been waiting over a decade to receive emergency care reimbursements WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced legislation that would mandate the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reimburse veterans’ emergency health care expenses from non-VA facilities that are not covered by the veteran’s private insur...

Dingell, Tlaib Announce $154,545 Regional Grant for Dearborn Heights Fire Department

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Dearborn, MI - Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) announced that the City of Dearborn Heights Fire Department will receive a $154,545 regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to purchase a source capture exhaust system (SCES) for the department. “Our firefighters an...

Dingell Announces $350,375 Regional Grant for Dearborn Fire Department

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DEARBORN, MI - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the City of Dearborn Fire Department will receive a $350,375 regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to provide firefighters with improved National Fire Protection Association compliant tools and equipment as well as new state...

Dingell, Clarke Urge Congressional Leadership to Invest $85B in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) led 26 of their colleagues in urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to include $85 billion in funding for charging infrastructure to support a fully electrified transportation sector in any infrastructure package. The current Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal falls short of t...

Dingell Introduces Legislation Commemorating Apollo 15 Mission 50th Anniversary

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) introduced legislation celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 15 mission from July 26, 1971 to August 7, 1971, and its all University of Michigan trained crew. The Apollo 15 mission was the ninth crewed U.S. mission of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Apollo program, the first with a spacewalk in deep space, ...

Dingell, Fitzpatrick Introduce Legislation to Protect Firefighters from PFAS

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced bipartisan legislation to develop educational resources to help protect firefighters, emergency response personnel, and the communities they serve from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) leads the bipartisan companion bill, which passed the U.S. Sena...

Dingell Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s Zero Emissions Goal

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) will join President Biden at the White House as he will sign an Executive Order establishing an ambitious goal to make half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, or fuel cell electric vehicles. President Biden also announced today that the Environmental Protection A...

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