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March 27, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, released the following statement after President Trump berated General Motors President and CEO Mary Barra on Twitter and then signed a Defense Production Act order compelling the company to cooperate with the government and produce ventilators:

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the third bill to aid the response effort to COVID-19.

March 25, 2020 Page

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Health Departments

Macomb County Health Department COVID-19 helpline: 586-463-3750

Oakland County Nurse-on-call: 800-848-5533

General Assistance (Food, Housing, etc. )

Oakland County Help Hotline: 248-858-1000

Oakland County COVID-19 Information: https://www.oakgov.com/covid/Pages/default.aspx

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Seven House Democrats and seven House Republicans, led by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), today introduced a resolution urging the president to make quick and effective use of the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19 and meet the critical supply needs of the health care system to save American lives during the greatest public health crisis in a century.

March 23, 2020 Press Release

Following Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement that she is issuing a “Stay at Home” order for the state of Michigan, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) made the following statement:

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, today sent a bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders signed by 36 House members requesting additional support for libraries in future COVID-19 relief packages.

A section of the letter reads:

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) announced the steps that small businesses can take to apply for aid due to coronavirus-related business disruptions. The announcement follows a decision by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to approve Michigan’s request for an Economic Injury Disaster declaration.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Following President Trump’s announcement that he will exercise his authority under the Defense Production Act, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) made the following statement:

“Invoking the Defense Production Act of 1950 was a great step, and I thank the president. It is essential that the president make urgent use of all authorities granted to him by the Act to direct the domestic production of supplies needed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, today voted to pass the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act to safeguard American families against the health and financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) today wrote a letter signed by 56 of his House colleagues urging President Trump to use his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 for the production of vital medical supplies to meet the extreme demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

A section of the letter reads: