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Dingell Highlights Jobs, Innovation in Southeast Michigan During Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) highlighted jobs and innovation happening in Southeast Michigan during a Congressional hearing about autonomous vehicles (AVs). She also noted the urgent need for Congress to pass legislation to facilitate the safe deployment of AV’s this year so the United States can remain on the cutting edge of innovation and technology “There’s never ... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Trump Administration Budget Proposal

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the President released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2021 that would drastically cut spending for Medicare, Medicaid, and other domestic programs. “The President’s proposed budget takes our country in the wrong direction. What he has proposed is a real threat to the health and economic security o... Read more »

Dingell Stands Up for Workers Rights, House Passes PRO Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) stood up for workers’ rights and voted for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act which protects the basic right for workers to join a union. Dingell is a cosponsor of the PRO Act, the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years. It is a direct response to the struggle that many hardworking families are facing to keep p... Read more »

Dingell Votes to Disapprove Trump Administration Efforts to Gut Medicaid and Hurt Millions of Americans

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted to keep Medicaid coverage strong for the millions of American seniors, children, and disabled who rely on the program for quality, affordable healthcare coverage. The House of Representatives passed a resolution opposing the Trump Administration’s recent proposed actions to slash the funding states receive to administer the Medicaid... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Senate Impeachment Vote

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after the Senate voted in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump: “We are a divided nation, but we can never be divided on the rule of law. President Trump and his Administration took actions that an Inspector General found to be a credible, urgent threat to our national security. The Constitution i... Read more »

Dingell Applauds House Increase of Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) applauded the House of Representatives for passing increased funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). As Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, Dingell worked to increase the funding which works to protect, restore, and maintain the Great Lakes eco-system. “The Great Lakes are not only a natural resource, but a way of l... Read more »

Dingell Marks National Cancer Prevention Day

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WASHINGON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced a resolution honoring February 4, 2020 as National Cancer Prevention Day. Dingell serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional Cancer Prevention Caucus, which aims to educate policymakers about best practices for cancer prevention. The resolution recognizes the devastating effect cancer has on families and the importance of expanding knowle... Read more »

Dingell Response to State of the Union

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WASHINGON, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the Democratic Response: “I am worried about the State of our Union. We have to find ways to come together for the working men and women of this country to lower cost of prescription drug... Read more »

Dingell Presses for Details on Quarantine Process for Travelers Arriving from China

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pressed US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar for details about the quarantine process that the Administration announced for all travelers arriving from China. Secretary Azar chairs the Trump Administration’s Coronavirus Task Force, which recently announced new policies to combat the coronavirus. “On January 31, the President’s Cor... Read more »

Dingell Presses Social Media Companies to Tackle Coronavirus Misinformation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pressed leading social media companies to take steps to stop the spread of misinformation as it relates to the Coronavirus. Dingell asked questions of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok. “During a global health emergency, it is vital to the public interest that individuals have access to timely and accurate information. As expert’s kn... Read more »

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