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Dingell Convenes VA Hospital Leaders, Veteran Service Organizations, Advocates in Coalition to Serve Southeast Michigan Veterans

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) gathered leaders of organizations that help veterans, including VA Hospital leaders, Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), veterans themselves, and others to convene a coalition committed to ensure Southeast Michigan veterans are being matched up with the services they need and are getting benefits they have earned. With a breadth of organ... Read more »

Dingell, Moulton Visit VA Hospital in Ann Arbor

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and her colleague, Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton, visited the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Ann Arbor to meet with veterans ahead of the July 4th holiday. Moulton, a combat veteran himself, joined Dingell in distributing “Smiles for Veterans” to patients in an effort to brighten their days. They also met with hospital officials and repres... Read more »

House Moves to Increase Funding for Fisher House, Serve Veterans and Families

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives approved a measure by Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Michael Turner (R-OH), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), David Trone (D-MD), Don Young (R-AK), Katie Porter (D-CA), and Peter Welch (D-VT) to increase federal funding for the Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit that provides free temporary lodging near hospitals so m... Read more »

Dingell Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

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DEARBORN, MI – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, which will be observed on Monday, May 27, 2019: “Memorial Day weekend is a time we come together as community to salute the men and women who served this country and gave their life to keep this nation safe, secure and free. During these times, we think about what it means to be American, ... Read more »

Dingell on Passing of Private First Class Michael A. Thomason

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DEARBORN, MI – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement on passing of Private First Class Michael A. Thomason of Lincoln Park in Syria: “Michael Thomason wanted to serve his country, putting on his uniform to help people. His awards and decorations demonstrate his exemplary service and commitment to protecting our nation. We need to have a better understanding of t... 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, Jayapal and more than 100 Co-Sponsors Introduce Medicare For All Act of 2019

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Debbie Dingell, Pramila Jayapal, other members of Congress and advocates introduced the Medicare For All Act of 2019. “The time is now to ensure that every American has access to quality, affordable healthcare,” said Rep. Dingell. “Introducing this bill is a critical step in this long journey, but much work remains. We need to engage every stakeholder and b... 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 Invites Local Students to Participate in “Valentines for Veterans” Project

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DEARBORN, MI – As Valentine’s Day approaches, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) is inviting local students to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” project by making handmade valentine cards for local veterans. Last year, students across the region created hundreds of cards to show veterans how much they are loved and appreciated. This is the fifth year in a row that Dingell has org... Read more »

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