Press Releases

April 17, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and an original cosponsor of the bipartisan Yemen War Powers Resolution, released this statement following the President’s veto of the resolution:

April 12, 2019 Press Release
The letter signed by 16 lawmakers asks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to work with state and local health agencies to curb outbreaks of the measles virus.

Congressman Andy Levin this week sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requesting immediate state and local support to address ongoing outbreaks of the measles virus. The letter was signed by 16 Members of Congress across 9 states.

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April 10, 2019 Press Release
The legislation would restore net neutrality protections so that the internet costs less and works better for everyone.

Today, Rep. Andy Levin (MI-09) voted to pass H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections in a brazen, partisan attack last year.  The Save the Internet Act passed the House by a vote of 232-190.

April 10, 2019 Press Release
The lawmakers passed the letter on to the Vice President, who has advocated for the protection of Christians abroad, following news of the departures of DHS and ICE leadership.

U.S. House Representative Andy Levin (D-MI-09), John Moolenaar (R-MI-04),  Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-08) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE-01) today expanded their executive branch outreach in advocacy for Iraqi nationals facing deportation to Vice President Mike Pence.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

On the first day that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could begin the wholesale detention and deportation of Iraqi nationals following a ruling in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals last week, Congressman Andy Levin made the following statement:

April 5, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Levin and 19 bipartisan lawmakers from all over the country sent a letter today urging DHS and ICE to prioritize the safety of Iraqi nationals, including Christians at risk of religious persecution.

Days before Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could begin the mass removal of Iraqi nationals who were previously protected under a court order, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from around the country led by Congressmen Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and John Moolenaar (R-MI-04) is calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and ICE to abstain from wholesale detention and deportation of

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin is leading a bipartisan effort to put federal dollars toward cleaning up Lake St. Clair. In a letter sent this week to the House Appropriations Committee, Michigan Members of the U.S. House of Representatives requested federal funding to improve Macomb County’s Chapaton Retention Basin.

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March 27, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) today voted to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would modernize the Equal Pay Act by improving the Department of Labor’s tools for enforcement and bring the country one step closer to ensuring that women receive equal pay for equal work.

The final legislation passed in the House with 242 Yeas and 187 Nays.

March 27, 2019 Press Release
Levin and Lee led the letter with 104 total bipartisan House members asking Secretary Pompeo to investigate corruption and human right violations by the Haitian government.

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a lifelong activist for Haitian human rights, joined Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, in leading a letter signed by 104 bipartisan Members of Congress to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing concern over civil unrest in Haiti.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin reads at “Story Time with Your Congressman”

to make office hours accessible to families.

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