Press Releases

September 18, 2019 Press Release
Included as a provision of the Older Americans Act reauthorization, Congressman Levin’s and Congresswoman Stefanik’s bill to support caregivers today passed out of the Education and Labor Committee.

A bipartisan bill authored by Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) aimed at providing support to in-home caregivers today passed out of the House Education and Labor Committee as part of the Dignity in Aging Act.

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September 17, 2019 Press Release

Following reports that President Trump plans to revoke California’s legal authority to set tailpipe emission rules, Congressman Andy Levin released the following statement:

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September 13, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) today introduced H.Res. 557, a resolution to designate September 2019 as National Dystonia Awareness Month.

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September 11, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Levin’s bipartisan amendment prohibits the use of a technique to survey for fossil fuels that is harmful to marine life in the Atlantic Ocean.

A bipartisan amendment authored by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) to end the use of seismic blasting in the Atlantic Ocean today was passed as a part of the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (H.R.

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September 4, 2019 Press Release
The letter signed by 162 bipartisan members and led by Reps. Levin, Kildee, Fitzpatrick and Dingell asks NDAA conferees to retain House and Senate PFAS provisions.

Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) today led a letter with Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI-05), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI-12) that was signed by 162 bipartisan House members asking National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 conferees to retain House and Senate provisions that address PFAS contamination and cleanup.

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August 29, 2019 Press Release

The remains of Jimmy Aldaoud, the 41-year-old Michigan man who was deported to Iraq despite having never been there, will arrive by plane tomorrow in Detroit, Michigan. Aldaoud’s casket was sealed in the presence of authorities yesterday afternoon and, at the time of this press release, is in transit to the United States.

August 15, 2019 Press Release

Following the Israeli government’s announcement that Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar will be denied entry into the country, Congressman Andy Levin made the following statement:

August 14, 2019 Press Release
In a letter sent to the Acting Labor Secretary, Congressman Levin and three colleagues requested information on the Trump Administration’s effort to prevent and abate the effects of layoffs.

Congressman Andy Levin today led a letter to Acting Secretary of the Department of Labor Patrick Pizzella requesting information on the department’s efforts to proactively anticipate and respond to layoffs, as laid out in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

August 13, 2019 Press Release
In a letter sent today, Congressman Andy Levin and 40 House Democrats called on President Trump to prevent further deaths and stop deporting Iraqi nationals.

Congressman Andy Levin and 40 House Democrats today wrote to President Trump imploring him to end the practice of detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals living in the United States.

August 9, 2019 Press Release
By working with the Iraqi and American governments, Congressman Levin and the Aldaoud family have secured the release of Jimmy Aldaoud’s remains to be returned to the U.S.

Following the death of Jimmy Aldaoud, an Iraqi national who was deported to Iraq and died of a diabetic crisis as a result of his deportation, Congressman Andy Levin today announced that Jimmy’s remains will be returned to the United States.

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