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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 »

Dingell to Return as Vice-Chair of the Task Force on Aging & Families

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and House Democrats relaunched a task force focused on addressing the needs of our nation’s seniors and their families, and the needs of future retirees. Dingell returns as vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus Task Force on Aging and Families, and will continue work on improving policies for seniors as well as the needs of caregivers and how again... Read more »

Dingell Statement On More Cosmetics Pulled from Shelves for Testing Positive for Asbestos

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it advised Beauty Plus and Claire’s to recall cosmetic products that tested positive for asbestos. “Asbestos in children’s cosmetics is simply unacceptable. It is so basic we shouldn’t need legislation to ban it but we do,” said Dingell. “Yet again, retailers... Read more »

200+ Economists Support Dingell, Jayapal Medicare for All Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) released the following joint statement after a group of more than 200 economists spoke out in favor of “Medicare for All” bill to guarantee quality healthcare for everyone. “This letter highlights what millions of Americans know to be true – momentum is growing across our country to guarantee healt... Read more »

Dingell Statement on House Denouncing Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on the House denouncing female genital mutilation. Dingell is a co-sponsor of the resolution. “Female genital mutilation is an extreme and inhumane form of gender-based violence. Not only is this practice a public health threat, it also violates the human rights of women and girls in our communities and a... Read more »

Brooks, Deutch, Upton & Dingell Reintroduce Gun Violence Reduction Bill: the Jake Laird Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), Ted Deutch (D-FL22), Fred Upton (R-MI06) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) reintroduced the Jake Laird Act, a bipartisan bill named after an Indianapolis, Indiana, police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illnes... Read more »

Dingell Applauds Passage of Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs and Make Healthcare More Affordable

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted to pass a legislative package that will lower prescription drug prices and make healthcare more affordable and accessible for Americans. The provisions included in the package would increase availability of generic low-cost prescription drugs by reducing barriers to market entry, rescind the junk plan rule, reinforce protections for people... Read more »

Dingell: Action Urgently Needed to Address Threat of PFAS

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, during a Congressional hearing on contamination and exposure to hazardous substances, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) pressed for urgent action to address toxic perfluorinated compounds (PFAS). Dingell leads numerous bipartisan bills to address the widespread public health and environmental threat caused by PFAS chemicals. Video of Dingell at Wednesday’s hearing is avai... 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 »

House Committee to Hold Hearing on PFAS Contamination

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WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a legislative hearing on multiple bills to address toxic perfluorinated compounds (PFAS). U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) has led numerous bipartisan bills to address the widespread public health and environmental threat caused by PFAS chemicals. Ann Arbor Water Utility Manager Brian Steglitz will testify on co... Read more »

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