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Dingell Stands with UAW Workers Looking for a Fair Shake

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ROMULUS, MI – As the UAW Strikes continue, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) this week continued to visit picket lines and stand with UAW workers at the GM plant in Romulus. Dingell will visit different shifts all week at all the plants in her district. Photos of Dingell’s visit are available here. “All the UAW workers want is a fair shake,” said Dingell. “The spirit on the picket lines are stro... Read more »

Dingell Stands in Solidarity with UAW Workers on Strike

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ROMULUS, MI – As the UAW Strike stretches into the eighth day, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) visited picket lines at GM plants in Belleville, Ypsilanti, and Romulus. Photos of Dingell’s visits are available here. “Standing in solidarity with workers at all GM sites in my district,” said Dingell. “Hardworking men and women are worried about their healthcare, disparate wages between colleagues... Read more »

Dingell Stands with UAW Workers on Picket Lines

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DETROIT, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on UAW men and women on strike: “There is no place I would rather be than standing in solidarity with UAW workers in their fight for fair wages, healthcare, pensions and strong benefits. Through thick and thin, UAW workers have devoted themselves to building quality product. Now GM must demonstrate their commit... Read more »

Peters, Dingell, Stabenow Announce $7.5 Million Federal Grant for Michigan’s Mobility Ecosystem

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WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced a $7.5 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for partnership between the City of Detroit, the State of Michigan, the University of Michigan, and the American Center for Mobility (ACM). The funding will go towards the research, developmen... Read more »

Dingell Tours Ann Arbor SPARK, Meets with Local Small Business

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Ann Arbor, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) toured Ann Arbor SPARK – a local small business incubator – and met with local small business that work with SPARK to advance economic activity in the Ann Arbor Region. The small business Dingell met with include auto companies, healthcare companies, and organizations that focus on eliminating gender-based violence. A full list of the com... Read more »

Butch Lewis Act to Protect Workers’ Pensions Passes House

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Butch Lewis Act, which Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is a lead cosponsor, to ensure multi-employer pension plans remain solvent and continue providing retirees and workers the retirement benefits they have earned. Dingell is a lead cosponsor of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act.... Read more »

Dingell Announces $400,000 in EPA Brownfield Funding for Downriver Community Conference

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SOUTHGATE, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell announced that the Downriver Community Conference (DCC) is receiving $400,000 in supplemental funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help clean up and redevelop Brownfield sites. The DCC is a proven leader in Brownfield remediation and has received more than $12.6 million in Brownfield funding since 2008. This supplemental a... Read more »

Dingell Presses for One National Fuel Economy Standard

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell strongly urged the Trump Administration to return to good faith negotiating to work toward one national fuel economy standard to give auto makers the certainty they need in a fragile industry while making continued reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. During a House Energy and Commerce Hearing on the Trump Administration’s rollback of fuel ec... Read more »

Michigan Lawmakers Highlight Need for Senate to Act to Protect Healthcare for All Americans

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Michigan Representatives Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, Rashida Tlaib, Elissa Slotkin, and Andy Levin hosted “Healthcare for All Americans: a discussion with patients and experts” at Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn to highlight the need for the Senate to act now and help Michiganians. The discussion focused on escalating prescription costs, fear of paying more for pre-existing ... Read more »

Butch Lewis Act to Protect Pensions Clears Key Hurdle

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Education & Labor Committee passed legislation to ensure multi-employer pension plans remain solvent and continue providing retirees and workers the retirement benefits they have earned. Dingell is a lead cosponsor of the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, also known as the Butch Lewis Act. “Hard-working men and women worked a lifetime, sometimes forgo... Read more »

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