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Dingell, Kiggans, Wild, Carter, Kaine, Young Introduce Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Reauthorization Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Jen Kiggans (VA-03), Susan Wild (PA-07), and Buddy Carter (GA-01) with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care…

Dingell, Pelosi Announce Friendly Wager on NFC Championship Game

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Ahead of today's NFC Championship Game between the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi (CA-11), both known for their sweet tooths and love of chocolate, announced a friendly wager on the outcome of the game.   When the Lions win and advance to the Super Bowl, Rep. Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, will…

Dingell, McClain Introduce Bipartisan Great Lakes Mapping Act

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Lisa McClain (MI-09) today introduced the bipartisan Great Lakes Mapping Act, legislation that would provide a better understanding of the unseen, unexplored lakebeds of America’s Great Lakes, and further our knowledge of their environmental, social, and economic impact.   The Great Lakes Region provides over $6 trillion to America’s GDP,…

Dingell Announces $9.5 Million for Michigan Projects Advancing EV and Battery Technology

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced $9.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for three projects in Michigan’s sixth district to advance research and development of electric vehicle batteries and charging systems. The funding will lower the cost of EV batteries using inexpensive, abundant materials, improve the efficiency and convenience of public…

Dingell Delivers State of the District Address Downriver

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) yesterday delivered her annual State of the District Address at the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber Legislative Forum.   In her remarks, Rep. Dingell provided updates on legislative successes from the previous year for the Downriver community, including federal investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, clean energy, and environmental…

Dingell Invites Students to Participate in 10th Annual Valentines for Veterans Project

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) is inviting students to participate in her annual “Valentines for Veterans” project by creating handmade Valentine’s Day cards to be delivered directly to local veterans. Since 2015, students across the region make hundreds of cards each year to show love and appreciation to veterans at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center and Lieutenant Colonel…

Dingell Announces $3.4 Million in NSF Grants for the University of Michigan

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced that the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will receive $3,420,965 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for projects including communication and information foundations, convergence accelerator research, evolutionary processes, condensed matter physics, electronic, photonic materials, and fluid dynamics. More…

Dingell, James Introduce Resolution Congratulating University of Michigan Football

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Following the Michigan Wolverines’ National Championship victory over the Washington Huskies, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and John James (MI-10) led a resolution with the entire Michigan congressional delegation to recognize the team’s success.   “I’ve always known the Michigan Wolverines are the best team in America, and now we have the perfect record, title, and trophy…

Dingell Leads 45 Colleagues in Calling on HHS to Expand Access to Preventative Colonoscopies

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today led 45 members of Congress in sending a letter urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand access to preventative care by requiring insurers to cover surveillance colonoscopies without cost-sharing. Colorectal cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men younger than 50 years old, and recent studies have discovered a…

Dingell, Jayapal Announce Friendly Wager on National Championship Game

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Today, ahead of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between the University of Michigan and the University of Washington, Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) announced a friendly wager on the outcome of the game.    When the Wolverines maintain their position as the best team in the country, Rep. Jayapal, who represents the…

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