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Schakowsky, Sarbanes, Dingell Endorse H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell released a statement on H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, in advance of the Committee’s markup of the legislation: “Today, we are announcing our endorsement of H.R. 3, a pillar of the Democr... Read more »

Jayapal and Dingell: Trump’s Medicare Advantage Expansion Puts Profits Over People

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to President Trump’s announcement of an executive order to bolster the privatization of Medicare Advantage, the private-sector version of Medicare, Congresswoman Jayapal (D-WA) and Congresswoman Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement: “From the very beginning, this president and his administration have made repeated attempts to sabotage the Affordable... Read more »

Dingell, House Democrats Plan to Lower Drug Costs for Americans

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and House Democrats unveiled transformational legislation to lower prescription drug costs for every American. “Every day – multiple times a day – people stop to tell me about escalating prescription costs and terrifying out-of-pocket expenses. Americans are forced to cut pills in half, choose between paying for medication and rent, or av... Read more »

Dingell, Fitzpatrick Introduce E-SERVICE Act to Better Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced the Electronic Service for Effectiveness, Reduction of Violence, and Improved Court Efficiency (E-SERVICE) Act. The legislation updates how survivors of domestic violence can obtain protection orders by establishing a pilot program grant to explore the electronic service of protection orders. Unde... Read more »

Reps. Wild, Fitzpatrick, Dingell, Trone, Bacon Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Children Affected by the Opioid Epidemic Access Free School Meals

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Susan Wild (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), David Trone (D-MD), and Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced the Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids (SPARK) Act, bipartisan legislation which would extend the free school meals program to the 400,000 children living with grandparents or in other arrangements – known as kinship care - who ... Read more »

Dingell, Komen Foundation Leaders Tour Dearborn Breast Cancer Center and Discuss Efforts to Lower Costs of Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined leaders of the Komen Foundation Detroit Chapter for a tour and discussion at the Beaumont Dearborn Breast Cancer Center. The tour gave Dingell and Komen Foundation leaders the opportunity to discuss and witness first hand efforts underway to ensure screenings and mammograms are made accessible and affordable to all women. The tour of... Read more »

Hoyer, Dingell, Democratic Members, Advocates Urge Senate to Act on H.R. 8

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WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (NJ-10), Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08), Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-04), survivors, and advocates for change held a press conference in the U.S. Capitol today to call on the Republican-led Senate to take action on H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, legislation passed by the Hous... Read more »

Dingell Statement on the 54th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement on the 54th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965. A photo of John Dingell, Jr. and President Johnson at the bill signing is available here. “This is a poignant day for me as we celebrate the anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, and John and his f... Read more »

McKinley, Dingell Introduce Bill to End Pill Du Accountability to Suspicious Order Shipments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives David B. McKinley P.E. (R-W.Va.) and Debbie Dingell (D- Mich.) introduced the Block, Report and Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act (H.R. 3878) which will require drug manufacturers, distributors and other Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registrants to not only report but halt suspicious orders. Currently, under the Controlled Substances Act drug m... Read more »

Dingell Leads Efforts to Protect Patients from Surprise Bills, Make Drug Pricing More Transparent, & Support In-Home Primary Care

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced legislation, including several Dingell led bills that would end surprise billing for patients, make prescription drug prices more transparent, and address the long-term care crisis by supporting in-home primary care for chronically ill Medicare patients. “No one should put off medical care b... Read more »

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