Debbie Dingell ~ U.S. House, District 12
Prior to serving in congress, Debbie was an activist for women and children. She served as the chair of the National Women’s Health Resource Center, the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health, Michigan Infant Mortality Task Force, and Children’s Leadership Council. She also worked as an executive to General Motors, became President of the GM Foundation, and was elected to Wayne State Board of Governors. As a Congresswoman, she has become a leader on protecting the Great Lakes, fighting for seniors and veterans, reducing gun violence, and supporting manufacturing.
On healthcare . . .
Debbie is a strong advocate for expanding health care coverage, lowering the cost of prescription drugs, and making medical research a national priority.
On the environment . . .
Debbie has worked tirelessly to protect the environment and fight climate exchange as the Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force. She has also introduced the 100% Clean Economy Act to initiate a nationwide goal to achieve net-zero energy economy by 2050.
Plans for the economy
Debbie supports the rights of unions and recognizes the importance of collective bargaining. She is committed to ensuring that emerging companies have opportunities and resources to explore innovative business ideas.
Debbie believes an investment in education is an investment in our future. She helped secure $4.5 million for Head Start Programs to ensure children receive quality early education regardless of socioeconomic status, and has worked to champion bills and prompt e safety and equality in higher education.