Press Releases

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
The PFAS Action Act, which passed the House today with bipartisan support, included Rep. Levin’s PFAS Safe Disposal Act and an amendment written by Rep. Levin to test and remediate drinking water at school facilities.

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
The bill would instruct the Environmental Protection Agency to create standards for the incineration of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals to prevent the emittance of toxic substances in the air.

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
As the COVID situation worsens, schedules and protocols are being disrupted. We are concerned that the Fenster family’s weekly calls with Danny might be cancelled, and that the crisis could upset plans to move his case along. I intend to press this possibility with our embassy in Yangon and the Burmese ambassador in DC as we work urgently to mitigate any such issues.

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
The roundtable began as news broke that the Senate reached an agreement to further extend the Child Tax Credit expansion. A stunning 293,500 children in Michigan’s 9th and 13th Congressional Districts will gain from the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit.

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 13, 2021 Press Release
With these final projects approved to improve workforce development, accessibility and community enrichment, Rep. Levin officially achieved inclusion of all his community project funding requests.

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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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