Dingell Votes to Lower Food & Fuel Costs for American Families
Washington, June 16, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today voted to pass comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to lower costs for American families in the grocery store and at the gas pump.
The Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act is a bipartisan six-bill package that will bring down expenses for American families by lowering fertilizer costs for farmers, increasing meat processing capacity, and expanding access to Unleaded 88 fuel.
“Families across the country are feeling the squeeze as grocery and fuel prices continue to rise throughout the country as a result of Putin’s war in Ukraine and Big Oil keeping production low in order to rake in record profits,” said Dingell. “The bipartisan Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act will invest in the domestic production of fertilizer and meat and poultry and expand access to cheaper, cleaner fuel to reduce our dependence on foreign producers and stabilize fuel prices. This bipartisan legislation will take critical steps to shore up our food supply chain, lower prices in grocery aisles, and make cheaper fuel more accessible.”
Specifically, the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act includes: