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Dingell, Latta Host Bipartisan Autonomous Vehicle Caucus Launch Event

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Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Bob Latta (R-OH) today welcomed 15 new members of Congress to the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Caucus at a launch event attended by lawmakers, automotive and AV technology companies, trade associations, safety groups, and others. “I’m pleased to welcome 15 new members to the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle Caucus…

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 $5 Million in NSF Grant Funding for University of Michigan's Mcity

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced the University of Michigan will receive $5,118,625 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation to improve safety, mobility, and sustainability of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) by enhancing physical testing, adding virtual-reality software, and generating real-world datasets that can be shared across the research…

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…

House Passes Updated Heroes Act, Dingell-led Priorities Included for Coronavirus Response

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of updated legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people. The updated Heroes Act addresses…

House Passes Clean Energy Reform Bill with Dingell Priorities

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during Clean Energy Week, the House of Representatives passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which makes long-overdue reforms to U.S. energy policy and authorizes major investments in the transition to a low-carbon future. Dingell included a number of provisions in the legislation including: Electrifying our transportation sector and advancing…

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 Recognizes Gov. Whitmer’s Strong Leadership to Tackle Challenges

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell issued the following statement after Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her State of the State address: “The challenges in our state remain, but under the leadership of Governor Whitmer we have the grit and determination to take action. Her State of the State speech recognized the challenges of providing strong, equitable education and…

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)…

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