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Dingell Announces Nearly $4.5 Million for Head Start in Washtenaw County

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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 years old.... Read more »

On Earth Day, Dingell & Brownley Introduce Bill to Promote Climate Literacy, Education

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– 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 of higher education, ... Read more »

Dingell Hosts Service Academy Nomination Information Session

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DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) hosted a Military Service Academy Information Session in Belleville, MI to give high school students and their families an opportunity to meet veterans and service academy representatives. Dingell’s office provided information about the service academy nomination process. Photos from the event are available here. “Young people are our future. Sout... 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 $2.57 Million Grant for Connected & Automated Vehicle Research at University of Michigan

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced that the University of Michigan will receive a $2,574,300 grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers (UTC) program that would continue funding for the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT). CCAT is seeking to advance research in the field of comprehensive trans... Read more »

Dingell to Host Community Town Hall Meeting in Taylor on February 4

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Congresswoman will be joined by State Sen. Erika Geiss & State Rep. Alex Garza TAYLOR, MI – On Monday, February 4, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Erika Geiss, and State Representative Alex Garza will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials. More dates... Read more »

Dingell to Host Community Town Hall Meeting in Dearborn on January 22

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On Tuesday, January 22, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Senator Sylvia Santana, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud, and Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun will hold a town hall meeting to discuss issues that matter to the community and answer questions. Dingell regularly hosts town hall meetings alongside local officials. More dates and locations for 2019 will be announced. ... Read more »

Dingell Sworn into Third Term, Rolling Up Sleeves for Working Men & Women

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was sworn into her third term in Congress and pledged to roll up her sleeves to deliver on issues important to working men and women in Michigan. “The new Congress begins and priority number one is to pass a bill to reopen the government. A lack of leadership has brought us to this shutdown. Public servants are caught in the middle. They aren’t Republican... Read more »

Dingell: Time has come to reopen the government

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following comment on the continued government shutdown: “As this unnecessary shutdown continues, the President needs to show leadership by reopening the government. Every single Democrat agrees keeping our nation secure is our number one priority. Let’s debate in Congress, on the floor and in committee, the best ways to keep our borders secur... Read more »

Dingell Statement on Looming Government Shutdown

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement as the federal government comes closer to a shutdown: “A government shutdown is unacceptable. It’s a lack of leadership from President Trump and Republican Congressional Leaders. The American people expect their government to work for them and listen. It’s the holiday season, we should be showing America our better selves not dri... Read more »

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