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Dingell Votes Against NDAA

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on why she opposed the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) because among other issues it fails to include House-passed provisions by Dingell to address PFAS contamination: “PFAS is a clear and present threat to Michigan and clean water. PFAS contamination is poisoning servicemembers, their fami... Read more »

Dingell Announces $29.5 Million in Relief Funds for Hospitals Highly Impacted by COVID-19 

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced eight hospitals in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District received nearly $29.5 million in relief funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Starting this week, HHS will distribute $10 billion in relief nationwide to hospitals in areas highly impacted by COVID-19 cases. “Hospitals are the frontlines and a k... Read more »

Dingell on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Lewis: “I have lost a friend and our country lost a fighter. John Lewis was America’s friend. He had the courage of a lion, the passion of a cougar, the wisdom of Solomon, and the heart of a lamb. A close friend of both John Dingell and I, John Lewis inspired everyone he ... Read more »

Dingell Statement on PFAS NDAA Amendment

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after her PFAS amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was not made in order for floor consideration by the House Rules Committee: “For the life of me I cannot understand why we cannot set a safe drinking water standard for PFAS or require the cleanup of contaminated sites. Haven’t we l... Read more »

Dingell, Area Restaurant Leaders Discuss Pandemic’s Effect on Independent Restaurants

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined Michigan independent restaurant owners to discuss the pandemic’s effect on the industry and legislation she supports in Congress to provide relief. Joining Dingell were Ari Weinzweig, co-founding partner of Zingerman’s community of businesses; Melvin Parson, Executive Director of We the People Growers Association in Ypsilanti; and Ping Ho,... Read more »

Great Lakes Task Force Statement After Brandon Road Project Authorization Clears Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), David Joyce (R-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Bill Huizenga (R-MI) released the following statement after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed legislation authorizing the construction of a multilayered system to prevent the spread of invasive species at the Brandon ... Read more »

Strategic National Stockpile Legislation Passes House Committee, Including Dingell Provision Enhancing Medical Supply Chain

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed bipartisan legislation to overhaul the Strategic National Stockpile, including a provision by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) to boost domestic manufacturing to make critical medical supplies needed to fight COVID-19 in America. Introduced by Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), the Strengthening America’s Strategic Nationa... Read more »

Dingell Files Comprehensive, Bipartisan PFAS Amendment to National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) filed her bipartisan legislation that comprehensively addresses PFAS contamination as an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment is cosponsored by Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Fred Upton (R-MI), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Brian Mast (R-FL), and Mike Gallagher (R... Read more »

Dingell Files Comprehensive, Bipartisan PFAS Amendment to National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) filed her bipartisan legislation that comprehensively addresses PFAS contamination as an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment is cosponsored by Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Fred Upton (R-MI), Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE), Brian Mast (R-FL), and Mike Gallagher (R... Read more »

Dingell, Pocan Lead Opposition to New Student Visa Policy that Puts America's International Students at Risk

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) led more than 100 of their colleagues is opposing the Trump Administration’s changes to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) that would mean students taking a full online course load cannot remain in the United States, putting international students at risk. The lawmakers urged the Department of Homeland... Read more »

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