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Dingell, Casey Introduce Bill to Revitalize Nation’s Long-Term Care Workforce

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Today, Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-06), co-chair of the Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus, along with Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), introduced legislation to tackle the caregiving crisis by reprioritizing long-term caregivers and supporting their work based on the value they bring…

Dingell, Casey, Bowman, Introduce Legislation to Make Home Care Coverage Mandatory Under Medicaid

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Congressman Jamaal Bowman Ed.D. (NY-16) introduced the HCBS Access Act to make HCBS a mandatory benefit within Medicaid and ensure eligible older adults and people with disabilities have the option to choose between home care and institutional care. The HCBS Access Act would also strengthen the…

House Passes Updated Heroes Act, Dingell-led Priorities Included for Coronavirus Response

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell voted in support of updated legislation to address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people. The updated Heroes Act addresses…

Dingell, Michigan Democrats Call on EPA to Remove Union Bargaining Preconditions

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Andy Levin (D-MI), Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), and Haley Stevens (D-MI) strongly called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to drop all preconditions outlined by management that would limit important workplace safety measures from being included in…

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