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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)…

Dingell to Vote for North American Trade Deal

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) announced she will support the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on trade: “We have to be honest, this trade deal won’t undo the deep damage NAFTA 1.0 did to American workers, American manufacturing, and our environment. Today, factories sit empty in Michigan and across my district while workers are unable to compete…

Dingell Presses FCC Chairman on Jeopardizing Safety on Roads

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell pressed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on his proposed rulemaking allowing the 5.9 GHz band – which had been reserved for vehicle communications technology – to also be used for Wi-Fi use. “Uncertainty about the future of this band has, for years, undercut the auto sector’s ability to make investment…

Dingell Leads Strong Legislation to Rapidly Move to 100% Clean Energy Economy

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) co-led the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 to set a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, defined as net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of the United States’ economy. Representatives A. Donald McEachin (D-VA) led the introduction. Dingell, Representatives Deb Haaland (D-NM), Earl…

Dingell Statement on the UAW and Ford Reaching a Tentative Contract Agreement

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“It’s welcome news to hear that the UAW and Ford have reached a tentative agreement, and the details look positive for Michigan. I’m pleased that Flat Rock is going to continue to be the home of the iconic Mustang, and that new investment is also coming to Dearborn. Overall, it is great to see Ford incorporate more electric vehicle initiatives here in Michigan, including transaxles and…

On House Floor, Dingell Stands in Solidary with UAW

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) gave a speech on the House floor in support of the United Auto Workers on strike for an increase in wages, benefits, job security, and access to healthcare. Video of her floor speech is available here.   Dingell’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: “Mr. Speaker: For the last month, my brothers and sisters in…

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…

Dingell Statement California’s Emissions Waiver Revoked

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after the Trump Administration revoked California’s authority to set their own tougher emissions standards:  “President Trump’s actions take us in the wrong direction for every key metric for this industry, accomplish absolutely nothing, and cause serious and detrimental harm to an industry…

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…

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