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… Read more »
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement applauding President Biden’s Executive Order on student loan relief.
“For so many Americans, crushing student loans are a constant source of stress. President Biden’s targeted student loan cancellation will provide relief to millions of borrowers and will most significantly impact those with greatest need. This… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Mark Pocan (D-WI) led 104 of their colleagues is opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the visa program used by international students who attend US institutes of higher education.
The Administration is proposing a fixed, four-year visa. Currently, most international student visas are valid for the… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted to remove the deadline and finally allow the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA would specify in the Constitution that “equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on the account of sex.”
In 1972, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) supported legislation to block changes to the Borrower Defense Rule by the Trump Administration’s Department of Education.
Thursday, the House passed an action that if also passed by the Senate would reverse the Trump Administration’s actions to deny relief to students defrauded or mislead by predatory colleges.
“We should not… Read more »
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today reintroduced the Rehab and Ahmed Amer Foster Care Improvement Act of 2019, legislation that requires state foster care programs to ensure children are prioritized for placement with their relatives and puts additional requirements in place for a fairer decision-making process when an agency places a child. Last… Read more »
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell announced that the Washtenaw Intermediate School District will receive nearly $4.5 million in US Department of Health and Human Services grants to support Head Start projects. The money will be used for a variety of purposes including training and an early Head Start home-based program for families with children newborn to three… Read more »
– On Earth Day, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced legislation to promote education programs focused on climate to improve the public’s understanding of changes. The Climate Change Education Act creates a grant program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assist state and local education agencies, institutions… Read more »