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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.

February 7, 2021 In The News

A vote beginning this week among Amazon workers in an Alabama suburb could decide if a warehouse there becomes the company's first unionized facility in the U.S.

February 2, 2021 In The News

Rep. Andy Levin on Tuesday stressed that a push by the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats towards clean energy must not ignore the workers whose fossil fuel industry jobs would be displaced.

December 17, 2020 In The News

Congressman Andy Levin, D-Michigan is drafting legislation that has the potential to open the floodgates for socially responsible investments in retirement accounts.

The bills — there are two to amend existing laws — would require investment fiduciaries to take into account environmental, social and governance factors when making investment decisions.

December 10, 2020 In The News

Two former high-ranking government officials in Haitian President Jovenel Moïse’s administration and an ex-cop turned influential gang leader have been sanctioned by the Trump administration for their involvement in a 2018 Haiti massacre that left scores dead, homes

December 8, 2020 In The News

Several US lawmakers have voiced their support for farmers agitating at Delhi’s borders against the new farm laws, urging that they be allowed to protest peacefully.

December 7, 2020 In The News

The country is in the worst shape it’s been in since the pandemic hit in the spring. Nationally, cases and deaths are reaching new highs. And despite the hope of a widely available vaccine coming, there’s no indication the carnage will slow down between now and the spring.

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