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Dingell, President Biden Tour Detroit Auto Show

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Yesterday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) toured the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with President Biden to highlight investments in the U.S. automotive industry and American electric vehicle innovation.    “A century ago, Michigan put the world on wheels, and today we're leading the way in transition to our electric vehicle future,” said Dingell. “I’m…

Dingell Announces Over $52 Million to Support Michigan’s Mobility Industry from American Rescue Plan Build Back Better Regional Challenge

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the Global Epicenter of Mobility Coalition, led by the Detroit Regional Partnership Foundation, will receive $52.2 million in grant funding from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce to catalyze Michigan’s mobility sector. Grant funding was provided as part of the American Rescue Plan Build…

Dingell: Budget bill would supercharge electric vehicle manufacturing

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Detroit News: Dingell: Budget bill would supercharge electric vehicle manufacturing The automotive industry has long been the backbone of the American manufacturing economy, employing more than 900,000 workers in the United States. And one job in an auto assembly plant creates over seven more jobs in the economy. We cannot afford to lose this workforce; we need these jobs here…

Bipartisan Michigan House Delegation Members Urge Administration to Keep Canadian Border Open to Health Care Workers

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DETROIT – On Wednesday, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) led bipartisan members of the Michigan House delegation in sending a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, the head of the Coronavirus Task Force, urging that he and the Administration keep the shared border with Canada— especially between Michigan and Ontario—open especially to…

Dingell: Governor’s Mobility Actions Move Michigan Forward

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DETROIT, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after Michigan Governor Whitmer announced executive actions to support Michigan’s leadership in next-generation mobility: “Michigan is uniquely situated to be the center of the automotive and mobility ecosystem,” said Dingell. “We are the home of the global auto industry. In order to remain at the…

Dingell: Women Must be Seen as Equal Under the Eyes of the Law

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted to remove the deadline and finally allow the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA would specify in the Constitution that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on the account of sex.” In 1972, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and…

Dingell, Upton Express Concern about Impact of Coronavirus on Economy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the Detroit News published an article highlighting the impacts to the supply chain of American automotive firms due to the temporary closure of Chinese factories to contain the spread of the coronavirus, U.S. Reps. Fred Upton, MI-06, and Debbie Dingell, MI-12, sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Director of the National…

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…

Stabenow, Peters, Tlaib, Lawrence, Dingell Call on Labor Department to Support Southeast Michigan Steelworkers

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Department of Labor has blown past its deadline to provide U.S. steelworkers with Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) and Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today urged U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to grant Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)…

House Votes to Strengthen Anti Age Discrimination Protections for Workers

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted in favor of strengthening protections for older workers who face age discrimination in the workplace. A 2009 Supreme Court decision overturned decades of legal precedent by making it harder for older workers to hold employers accountable for workplace discrimination. Under current law, workers alleging discrimination based…

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