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July 24, 2019 Press Release

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

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

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

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.

July 15, 2019 Press Release

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 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

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.

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.

July 8, 2019 Press Release

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: