Press Releases

June 27, 2019 Press Release

Following a vote in the House on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3401, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) made the following statement:

June 27, 2019 Press Release

In response to the decision in the Supreme Court case Rucho v. Common Cause that upheld partisan gerrymandering, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) released the following statement:

June 27, 2019 Press Release

In response to the decision in the Supreme Court case Rucho v. Common Cause that upheld partisan gerrymandering, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) released the following statement:

June 26, 2019 Press Release
A diverse group of freshman House Democrats wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer demanding a renegotiated USMCA that supports working families, a clean environment and healthy communities in all three countries.

In a letter sent today to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, 27 freshman House Democrats laid out their concerns about the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) and demanded that negotiations be re-opened so that changes could be made.

June 25, 2019 Press Release
Two adopted amendments introduced by Congressman Levin prioritize funds for protecting Lake St. Clair.

Two Fiscal Year 2020 spending bills—H.R. 2740 and H.R. 3055—each passed the House with amendments introduced by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) prioritizing funding to improve the Chapaton Retention Basin.

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June 24, 2019 Press Release
As reports of deportations increase, Congressman Levin and Congressman Moolenaar ask for intervention from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

In a letter sent today to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congressman John Moolenaar (MI-04) requested assistance to prevent the detention and deportation of Iraqi nationals living the United States, including numerous Chaldean Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities.

June 21, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Levin’s Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act was included in the PRIDE Act, which passed out of the Ways and Means Committee yesterday.

The House Committee on Ways and Means yesterday passed a bill that contains Congressman Andy Levin’s Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act, which would modernize the tax code to remove outdated gendered language and to affirm the dignity of LGBTQ couples and families. The bill was included as part of H.R.

June 20, 2019 Press Release
The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance the Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act, which calls for the release of political prisoners in Burma and directs the State Department’s assistance to civil society organizations aiding in their release.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee today voted to pass a bill introduced by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) calling for the release of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Burma and directing the State Department to bolster its efforts to that end.

The bill is endorsed by Amnesty International and PEN America.

June 19, 2019 Press Release
The provisions added by Congressman Levin prioritize funding for the Chapaton Retention Basin and for medical research on inflammatory bowel disease, allocate new funds for the Department of Education watchdog, and prohibit U.S. assistance to the Armed Forces of Haiti.

Two amendments and two funding requests made by Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, were included in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act that passed today.

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