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Boyle, Bonamici, Dingell, Fitzpatrick, Rutherford Introduce Bill to Study and Prevent Lung Cancer Among Women

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Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) introduced the bipartisan Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act of 2019. The bill will encourage more research into the prevention and treatment of lung cancer in women, particularly... Read more »

House Passes Paycheck Fairness Act to Raise Women’s Wages in Michigan, Across the Country

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Today, the House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act to give women the tools they need to ensure they earn equal pay for equal work. Dingell is an original cosponsor of the legislation that strengthens and closes loopholes in the Equal Pay Act by holding employers accountable for discriminatory practices, ending the practice of pay secrecy, easing workers’ ability to individually o... 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 Joins Bipartisan Updates of the Violence Against Women Act

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Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined introduction of the bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. This critical, long-term legislation reaffirms protections for all women, men and children, and includes vital improvements to address gaps in current law that have been identified by victims, survivors and advocates to keep our communities safe. “No woman, no child a... Read more »

Dingell Votes to Strengthen Background Checks for Gun Purchases

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) made the following statement after the House passed The Bipartisan Background Checks Act, which would require a violent history check for every gun sale or transfer: “Background checks work,” said Dingell. “Many senseless tragedies could be prevented by strengthening and expanding our national background check system will make sure no one... 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 Reaction to Education Department Investigation into MSU Campus Safety

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) issued the following statement after a Department of Education investigation found that Michigan State University violated federal campus safety laws in connection to the sexual abuse by Larry Nassar: “MSU’s disregard for student safety is coming into clearer focus. The Department of Education’s report uncovered decades of negligence and ... 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 »

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