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Portrait of Debbie Dingell

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Debbie Dingell

MI-12 (D)
With values instilled by her Catholic education, Congressmember Dingell's activism took root in her passion for issues important to women and children. Prior to serving in Congress, Congressmember Dingell was President of the GM Foundation and Chair of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, through which she led a number of efforts and initiatives related to young people and education. Recently, she has been focused on ethical issues and social responsibility as they relate to government and business. Congressmember Dingell succeeded her husband, John Dingell, in representing MI-12.
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How does Debbie align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Dingell is committed to fighting discrimination in employment practices, such as a woman being paid less for doing the same job as a male co-worker with the same skills. She supports universal pre-K, lowering student loan interest rates, and increasing funding for public education.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Dingell believes everyone deserves the same rights and protections under the law regardless of who they are or who they love. She supports policies to end discrimination and expand opportunity for all Americans regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, and disability. She support comprehensive immigration reform that is both fair and humane while ensuring our nation’s security.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Dingell believes that if you live in America, you have a right to affordable, quality health care. She is committed to working to improve the Affordable Care Act and increasing funding for the NIH, CDC, FDC, and NSF. She believes that the federal government must be pro-active in combatting climate change, and must increase funding for research & development of sustainable energy sources, support tax credits for the development and production of renewable energy.
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