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July 24, 2021 Press Release

WARREN, MI – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the House Education & Labor Committee, released the following statement marking twelve years since the last federal minimum wage increase on July 24, 2009:

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July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, today voted to pass the H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act of 2021, which passed the House by a vote of 241-183.

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July 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, reintroduced his PFAS Safe Disposal Act to protect Michiganders and all Americans from air contamination when PFAS chemicals are destroyed by incineration.

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July 15, 2021 Press Release

WARREN, MI – Today Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) released the following update on the case of Danny Fenster of Huntington Woods, MI, a journalist unjustly imprisoned by the Myanmar military since May 24:

“It has been 53 days since Danny Fenster of Huntington Woods, MI was arrested in Myanmar. I’m reaching out to provide a few important updates on his case:

July 14, 2021 Press Release

WARREN, MI – Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) held a virtual roundtable to encourage working families to watch for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month, per child beginning July 15th through December.

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July 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, the Co-Chairs of the House Haiti Caucus released the following statement:

July 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) released the following update on the case of Danny Fenster of Huntington Woods, MI, a journalist unjustly imprisoned by the Burmese military since May 24.

July 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Co-Chairs of the House Haiti Caucus released the following statement regarding the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.

July 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), Co-Chair of the House Haiti Caucus and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse.

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In The News

July 9, 2021 In The News

President Biden said Wednesday that he was “shocked and saddened” by the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti and the shooting of the leader’s wife, Martine Moïse. The sentiment from the American leader, whose administration has vowed to put a renewed focus on Haiti, came even as it faces difficult questions about U.S. policy goals and actions.

July 1, 2021 In The News

Journalist Danny Fenster, managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as he was trying to fly back to metro Detroit to see his family.  

July 1, 2021 In The News

Washington — The U.S. House voted 221 to 201 Thursday to pass a federal infrastructure bill with over $210 million in earmarked funding for Michigan highway and transit projects and $4 billion to boost adoption of electric vehicles.

June 30, 2021 In The News

ST. CLAIR, MI (WXYZ) — Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) announced that he secured $248,625 for the St. Clair Shores Pump Station for the 2022 fiscal year.

His goal is to prevent flooding on Jefferson Avenue and Masonic Boulevard and to keep both open during high lake levels.

June 30, 2021 In The News

Washington — Two Michigan lawmakers are reintroducing a bill Wednesday in Congress that would grant Iraqi nationals with orders of removal 24 months of relief from deportation while they pursue immigration relief. 

June 22, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON – Like most Jewish lawmakers, Rep. Andy Levin’s religion has greatly informed his worldview and approach to governing.

The Michigan Democrat, however, is in a league of his own when it comes to contextualizing his heritage in fighting for social justice – even if it means vocally criticizing Israeli policy and going out on a ledge against community orthodoxy.

February 25, 2021 In The News

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Two Michigan representatives in Congress are urging Biden administration officials to halt deportations of Iraqi nationals, requesting long-term relief for their families.

 

February 12, 2021 In The News

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. sanctions targeting Venezuela have likely had a negative effect on the South American country's economy, a report published Monday by a U.S. government watchdog said.

February 9, 2021 In The News

The fight to increase the minimum wage continues to pose a challenge for Democrats as progressive voices dispute analysis that a $15 rate would lead to fewer jobs and a higher deficit.

February 8, 2021 In The News

Democrats are looking at creating a massive public health workforce to bolster President Joe Biden’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, and they’ll have to balance competing visions for where health workers are needed most.

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