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WARREN, MI – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), released the following statement after the Biden administration announced the extension of the federal eviction moratorium:
“I commend The White House for realizing that housing is health and issuing an eviction ban in areas with surging COVID-19 cases. Any attempt to control the spread of the virus would be all for naught if millions of families are forced into homelessness.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI), a member of the House Education & Labor Committee, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Treasury Department to pursue guidance, implementation and auditing policies that show deference and flexibility to local leaders as they utilize American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. Rep. Levin asked Secretary Yellen to distribute funds in a manner that allows municipalities to “rebound in the post-COVID era without posing an undue burden or new obstacles to a full and successful recovery.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Andy Levin (D-MI), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL) led 45 House Members in calling on President Joe Biden to make workforce training a central part of his recovery agenda and include a $50 billion investment in the U.S. workforce system in the next recovery package.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) hosted a Facebook Live event after the passage of the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed into law this afternoon. This bill will meet the scale of the unprecedented crises facing this nation, delivering health and economic resources to families and the robust, transformative stimulus that economists say is needed to jumpstart our economy.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) joined Reps. Ro Khanna (CA-17), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and 20 other progressive members of Congress in sending a letter to President Joe Biden & Vice President Kamala Harris urging them to render their own decision as the representatives of the American people that a $15 minimum wage can be included in the American Rescue Plan under the Senate’s current rules.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) voted to pass President Biden’s American Rescue Plan and deliver long-awaited, comprehensive COVID-19 relief. Several of his legislative priorities were included in the final package that passed the House today.
WARREN, MI – Tonight, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) hosted a virtual town hall with hundreds of attendees to provide updates on upcoming COVID relief legislation and fallout from the January 6 Capitol insurrection. Constituent questions ranged from vaccine distribution, redistricting, how raising the minimum wage would work in the economy and more.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) delivered the following opening statement at today’s markup of the Education and Labor Committee provisions in the Fiscal Year 2021 budget reconciliation bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Michigan Democratic Congressional Delegation today called on State Legislative Leader Shirkey and Speaker Wentworth to act on the funding passed by Congress to help Michigan families and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI), member of the House Education & Labor Committee, and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a letter to Senate and House leadership to underscore the critical need to expand our public health workforce as they begin crafting legislation to execute President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.