Press Releases

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.

August 8, 2019 Press Release
In a letter sent to President Trump, Congressman Andy Levin and 27 of his House colleagues expressed their opposition to the nomination of Eugene Scalia for DOL Secretary.

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) today led a letter signed by 28 Members of Congress and sent to President Trump expressing their opposition to the nomination of Eugene Scalia to be the next Secretary of Labor.

August 7, 2019 Press Release
Following his deportation to Iraq, Iraqi national Jimmy Aldaoud yesterday died of a diabetic crisis.

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) today made the following statement:

July 25, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Levin voted to pass the bipartisan Butch Lewis Act, which would protect the hard-earned retirement benefits of workers and retirees participating in multiemployer plans.

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, yesterday voted to pass the Butch Lewis Act, which could save the pensions of up to 1.3 million workers and retirees.

July 24, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Andy Levin’s bill, the Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act, was included in the PRIDE Act that passed the House today.

The House of Representatives today passed the PRIDE Act, which includes the language of Congressman Andy Levin’s Equal Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act that updates the tax code to remove outdated, gendered language to describe married couples.

July 24, 2019 Press Release
America’s College Promise helps more students gain the skills needed to succeed

Representative Andy Levin, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, today reintroduced the America’s College Promise Act.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Andy Levin voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act, which would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and give 33 million Americans a raise.

Vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee Rep. Andy Levin today voted to increase the minimum wage, which has not been raised in more than a decade—the longest span of time without a minimum wage increase since it was established eight decades ago.

July 17, 2019 Press Release
The amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2019 would ensure that unclassified information about domestic terrorism in the U.S. is made available to the public.

An amendment authored by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) that would help to inform the public about the state of domestic terrorism in the United States was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The amendment was part of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2019, which passed the House by 397-31.

July 16, 2019 Press Release
The Supporting Family Caregivers Act would help identify the specific needs of family caregivers to improve the resources available to them.

Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) today introduced bipartisan legislation to better tailor support for family members who provide in-home care to loved ones. There are 40 million family caregivers nationwide.

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