Press Releases

July 15, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Andy Levin and colleagues on the Education and Labor Committee asked the National Center on Education Statistics to solicit information about the basic needs of college students.

Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, and five of his Democratic committee colleagues on Friday sent a letter to National Center on Education Statistics (NCES) Commissioner James Woodworth asking the center to study college students’ basic needs including food and housing insecurity.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
The NDAA that passed the House today used language from Congressman Levin’s AUMF Clarification Act, which makes clear that Congress has not approved an attack on Iran.

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Defense Authorization Act that contained language from Congressman Levin’s AUMF Clarification Act, which would make clear that the President does not have Congressional authorization to initiate a war with Iran. The bill passed 251-170 wit bipartisan support.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
An amendment authored by Congressman Andy Levin to the National Defense Authorization Act to ensure environmentally safe disposal of PFAS passed the House today.

Legislation authored by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and co-sponsored by Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17) that would ensure the safe elimination of PFAS chemicals today passed in the House of Representatives.

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July 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, today released the following statement:

“I am deeply alarmed by the role Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta played when he was U.S. Attorney in allowing Jeffrey Epstein to avoid serious and appropriate consequences for the horrifying child sex trafficking he engaged in over a period of years.

July 9, 2019 Press Release

Today, as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Republicans’ Texas v. U.S. lawsuit, Congressman Andy Levin responded to Republicans’ latest efforts to strike down protections for people with pre-existing conditions and highlighted the devastating effects the lawsuit could have on Michigan families.

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July 8, 2019 Press Release
A Congressional Budget Office report found that the Raise the Wage Act would increase wages for 27.3 million Americans and lift 1.3 million Americans out of poverty.

House Education and Labor Committee Vice Chair Andy Levin made this statement following the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) report on the Raise the Wage Act, which would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024:

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:

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