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Bipartisan Lawmakers Urge Good Faith Effort to Reach Agreement on Fuel Economy Standards

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Fred Upton (R-MI), Paul Tonko (D-NY) and John Shimkus (R-IL) strongly urged the US Department of Transportation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board to return to good faith negotiating and work toward one national program for fuel economy to give auto makers the certainty they need in a fragil... 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 »

Dingell Statement on Ford Announcement

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following state in response to an announcement by Ford on salary personnel staff reductions: “Whenever we hear bad news about a domestic automaker, it reminds us of the fragility of manufacturing in this country and the importance of public policies to ensure we maintain a strong base in this country. This announcement, recen... Read more »

Dingell Leads Infrastructure Package Aimed at Combating Climate Change, Expanding Broadband Access & Protecting Public Health and the Environment

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and all 31 Democratic members of the committee in introducing a sweeping infrastructure package, the Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow’s America Act, or LIFT America Act, that will rebuild America through investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband acces... Read more »

Peters, Stabenow, Dingell, Stevens & Alexander Reintroduce Vehicle Innovation Act

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U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Haley Stevens (D-MI) today announced they are reintroducing bipartisan, bicameral legislation to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle and advanced safety technologies to increase fuel efficiency and reduce our nation’s dependence on foreign oil... Read more »

Dingell Applauds Ford’s Investments at Flat Rock Plant

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell applauded Ford’s announcement that the company will invest $900 million and add 900 incremental direct new jobs in Southeast Michigan, including an $850 million investment at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. Ford’s investment will support battery electric architecture and next-generation Mustang production, as well as establish an autonomous vehicle manufacturing center in Southeast Michigan. Read more »

Dingell: Time for Congress to Take Action to Prevent Drunk Driving

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Today, during a hearing on improving vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) called on Congress to take action to save lives. Dingell urged the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee to hold the hearing after the Abbas family from Michigan were tragically killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. Video of the hearing is available here and he... Read more »

Dingell Statement on President’s FY2020 Budget

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the President released a budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 that expands the deficit and military spending while proposing cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and other domestic programs. The budget proposal released today includes vague funding references to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), which critically ... Read more »

Dingell Announces Hearing on Vehicle Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) thanked leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee for scheduling a hearing on improving safe vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving. On Thursday, March 14 at 10 am in Washington, DC, the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Enhancing Vehicle Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving.” “The Dearborn community is still ... Read more »

Dingell Statement on FCA’s Investment in Michigan Production

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after FCA announced plans to invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production to five existing Michigan facilities: “Great news for Michigan from FCA today. I want to thank them to their commitment to production in the US. Their investment decisions are an important part of keepi... Read more »

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