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Dingell Announces $2.2 Million for New Taxiway at Willow Run

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced the Wayne County Airport Authority will receive $2,191,869 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for the construction of a new taxiway at Willow Run Airport. This is the third phase of funding for the new taxiway, which consists of relocating weather reporting equipment and FAA radio transmitters and receivers.   “Willow…

Dingell Announces $9.5 Million for Michigan Projects Advancing EV and Battery Technology

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced $9.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for three projects in Michigan’s sixth district to advance research and development of electric vehicle batteries and charging systems. The funding will lower the cost of EV batteries using inexpensive, abundant materials, improve the efficiency and convenience of public…

Dingell Delivers State of the District Address Downriver

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) yesterday delivered her annual State of the District Address at the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber Legislative Forum.   In her remarks, Rep. Dingell provided updates on legislative successes from the previous year for the Downriver community, including federal investments in infrastructure, manufacturing, clean energy, and environmental…

Rep. Dingell's 2023 Congress in Numbers

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Dear Friend,   Happy New Year! For those of us in the sixth congressional district of Michigan, 2024 began on a high note with Michigan’s win at the Rose Bowl. May this victory be an omen for the new year. I know these young men, and as I watched them accept their trophy after the game, their message was clear and something we all should take to heart: teamwork. They are a team…

Dingell Applauds Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Drunk Driving Prevention Technology

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today joined the Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the announcement of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) in support of HALT Act provisions to require impaired driving prevention technology in all new vehicles.   The HALT Act, led by Congresswoman Dingell and Senator Ben Ray…

Dingell Announces Federal Funding for Ann Arbor Geothermal System

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced the City of Ann Arbor has been selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to receive up to $588,000 to design a community geothermal heating and cooling system. The Ann Arbor project will be a looped geothermal system paired with efficiency improvements, rooftop solar, and battery storage that covers at least 75% of the heating and…

Dingell Announces $12.7 Million for Willow Run Airport

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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation will grant Willow Run Airport $12,780,187 to construct a new taxiway. “Willow Run Airport is a critical juncture for commerce, cargo, and general aviation,” said Dingell. “The strength and viability of Willow Run Airport are critical for jobs and our regional economy. I am proud to have worked with…

Dingell Statement on New Proposed Vehicle Emissions Standards

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new proposed federal vehicle emissions standards for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles for model year (MY) 2027 and beyond. “We know that to meet our climate goals we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the transportation…

Dingell Leads Southeastern Michigan Colleagues in Requesting Answers from DTE Following Weeks-Long Power Outage

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Rashida Tlaib (MI-12), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) wrote a letter to DTE Energy requesting explanations for the outages following the recent winter storms in Michigan that left nearly 900,000 households without power. “For more than two weeks I have heard from people across Southeast Michigan who have…

5G and Beyond Caucus Co-Chairs Reintroduce the Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act

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Washington, D.C. - The Congressional 5G and Beyond Caucus co-chairs Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Tim Walberg (R-MI), Bill Johnson (R-OH), and Annie Kuster (D-NH) reintroduced the Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act. The bipartisan legislation will bolster American leadership by bringing key leaders and stakeholders together to create a unified approach in…

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