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Dingell Elected to House Democratic Leadership Position

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) was elected by her colleagues to serve as Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC). Dingell will work with DPCC Chair David Cicilline (D-RI) and fellow Co-Chairs Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA) to develop the Caucus policy agenda and communications strategy. “Thank you to my colleagues who elected me to serve ... Read more »

Dingell Asks for Colleagues' Support for Co-Chair of Democratic Policy and Communications Committee

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) announced her interest in serving as a co-chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) for the 116th Congress. Dingell asked for her colleagues' support in a letter to her House Democratic colleagues. Dingell is a former member of the DNC and has spent much of her adult life working in the trenches of organizing and strategy. She un... Read more »

Representatives DeSaulnier, Pocan, Norcross, and Dingell Issue “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” Report and Legislative Action Plan

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On the heels of Labor Day, Democratic Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Mark Pocan (WI-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today issued the findings of their “Future of Work, Wages, and Labor” initiative – launched in early 2016. The Members spent over two years traveling across the country and meeting with experts, labor leaders, and workers to develop policy proposals... Read more »

Commemorating Earth Day, Dingell, Shea-Porter, Markey Introduce the Climate Change Education Act to Promote Climate Literacy

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), and Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) today are introducing legislation that would create a grant program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assist state and local education agencies, institutions of higher education, and professional associations to improve climate literacy. Climate change educ... Read more »

Dingell Invites Students to Participate in 2018 Congressional Art Competition

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Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) reminded all high school students who live or attend school in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year alongside other first place winners from across the country. “The Congressional Art Competition is a... Read more »

Rep. Dingell & Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden to Host Story Time at Taylor Community Library

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In celebration of March as National Reading Month, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will visit the Taylor Community Library tomorrow, March 24th to host a special story time and craft making event for children in the community. The story time event is free and open to the public. During the visit, Rep. Dingell and Dr. Hayden will present Taylor C... Read more »

Dingell Statement on FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act

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U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement on House passage of the FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act. “Over the last six months, we have been asked to vote on five short-term continuing resolutions that simply kicked the can down the road and failed to provide certainty to families and businesses. We received the final text of the Omnibus less than 24 hours before b... Read more »

Detroit News: Michigan lawmakers seek common ground on gun reform

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Two weeks after the killing of 17 at a Florida school, members of Congress are facing sustained pressure to take up gun-reform legislation, but it remains unclear what measures could pass. “The question is will this be a tipping point? Each time, we hope it will be, and it isn’t,” said longtime U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, a Royal Oak Democrat. “The difference here might just be the involvement of the ... Read more »

Dearborn Press & Guide: SAFE forum explores hot-button issues to solve crisis of gun violence in schools

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With news of the most recent school shooting rocking districts across the country, the Dearborn community is creating dialogue around dealing with dangerous situations. The SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, along with the Dearborn Police Department and support of area elected officials, hosted a community safety forum at The University of Michigan-Dearborn on Tuesday evening. “Thoughts and prayers a... Read more »

Dingell Joins SAFE Coalition for Dearborn Community Forum on Student Safety

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U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) in conjunction with the SAFE Substance Abuse Coalition, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud and Dearborn Police, held a community forum yesterday evening in Dearborn to address the concerns of parents and families regarding the current wave of violence in schools across the country. In addition to educating the community about emergency procedures in pla... Read more »

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