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July 18, 2019 Press Release

Vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee Rep. Andy Levin today voted to increase the minimum wage, which has not been raised in more than a decade—the longest span of time without a minimum wage increase since it was established eight decades ago.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

An amendment authored by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) that would help to inform the public about the state of domestic terrorism in the United States was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The amendment was part of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2019, which passed the House by 397-31.

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) today introduced bipartisan legislation to better tailor support for family members who provide in-home care to loved ones. There are 40 million family caregivers nationwide.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, and five of his Democratic committee colleagues on Friday sent a letter to National Center on Education Statistics (NCES) Commissioner James Woodworth asking the center to study college students’ basic needs including food and housing insecurity.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act that contained language from Congressman Levin’s AUMF Clarification Act, which would make clear that the President does not have Congressional authorization to initiate a war with Iran. The bill passed 251-170 wit bipartisan support.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Legislation authored by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and co-sponsored by Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) that would ensure the safe elimination of PFAS chemicals today passed in the House of Representatives.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, today released the following statement:

“I am deeply alarmed by the role Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta played when he was U.S. Attorney in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to avoid serious and appropriate consequences for the horrifying child sex trafficking he engaged in over a period of years.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Today, as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Republicans’ Texas v. U.S. lawsuit, Congressman Andy Levin responded to Republicans’ latest efforts to strike down protections for people with pre-existing conditions and highlighted the devastating effects the lawsuit could have on Michigan families.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

House Education and Labor Committee Vice Chair Andy Levin made this statement following the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) report on the Raise the Wage Act, which would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024:


In The News

July 15, 2019 In The News

Royal Oak — U.S. Rep. Andy Levin asked a group of Christian and Jewish clergy members for their partnership in opposing the mass deportation of Iraqi-born nationals who have been ordered removed from the U.S.

June 3, 2019 In The News

The Chinese student protests in the spring of 1989 are remembered mostly for how they ended — the bloody military assault around Tiananmen Square in which hundreds, perhaps thousands, were killed. But the pro-democracy movement spread far beyond Beijing before it was crushed.

May 31, 2019 In The News

To hear President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence tell it, the fate of American manufacturing depends on the ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the end of the year.

April 17, 2019 In The News

According to U.S. Census data, the largest Iraqi-born community out of any congressional district in the country resides in Michigan’s 9th.

March 1, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan pair of Michigan congressmen are proposing to limit any nuclear deal between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to make sure it doesn't lead to a bomb.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Washington — U.S. House lawmakers on Tuesday approved a resolution endingPresident Donald Trump's proclamation of a national emergency to divert billions of dollars in military funds to construct a Southern border wall.

February 14, 2019 In The News

Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., introduced on Thursday the “Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act” in Congress, which would scrub the tax code of gendered terms like “husband” and “wife” and instead replace them with neutral words like “spouse”.

February 11, 2019 In The News

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced a disapproval resolution against a new regulation rolling back portions of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s electronic record-keeping rule and to provide additional protections for whistleblowers.