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Congressman Kildee: Bipartisan and Independent Commission Needed to Investigate “Troubling Connections” Between Trump and Russia

February 15, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling for a “bipartisan and independent commission” to examine President Donald Trump and his administration’s “troubling connections” with Russia. Congressman Kildee’s call comes after Michael Flynn, Trump’s National Security Advisor, resigned this week and media reports have raised questions about […]

Kildee, Walberg Introduce Legislation to Expand Educational Saving Opportunities

February 13, 2017 / U.S. Representatives Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Tim Walberg (MI-07) have reintroduced the Helping Families Save for Education Act, bipartisan legislation to give families increased opportunities to save for and afford the rising cost of education. H.R. 999 will expand the annual contribution limits on Coverdell Education Savings Accounts from $2,000 to $10,000 and increase the […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on State of Michigan Halting Flint Water Credits and Payments

February 9, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after the state of Michigan said it would end water credits for Flint families and additionally stop paying for the city’s drinking water through the Great Lakes Water Authority, despite the ongoing crisis: “This decision is disappointing, since it was the actions by state government that […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Introduces Legislation to Protect the Great Lakes, Michigan’s Sport Fishing Industry

February 9, 2017 / Kildee Seeks to Address For-Profit Fish Farming that Poses New Threats to Michigan’s Waterways, including the Au Sable River Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), flanked by sports fishermen and conservationists at Red Fox Outfitters in Fenton, today announced that he has introduced new legislation in Congress to ban harmful aquaculture practices in both the Great Lakes […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Betsy DeVos Vote

February 7, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after a tie in the U.S. Senate forced Vice President Mike Pence to cast the deciding vote on Betsy DeVos’ controversial nomination to be the next U.S. Secretary of Education, the first time a Vice President has had to cast a tie-breaking vote for a cabinet […]

Reps. Kildee, Duffy Lead Bipartisan Letter Highlighting Opposition to Proposed Canadian Nuclear Waste Facility

February 1, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) today sent a bipartisan letter to the new Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, to express the increasing opposition in both the U.S. and Canada to Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plan to build a permanent nuclear waste storage site less than a mile from Lake […]

Congressman Dan Kildee on Gorsuch Appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court

January 31, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) released the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States: “For nearly a year, Senate Republicans obstructed President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to steal a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The American […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Elected Vice Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee

January 31, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today was unanimously elected to serve as the Vice Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee. This leadership position, created this year as a result of expanded opportunities within the House Democratic Caucus, ensures Congressman Kildee will have an even greater role on the Committee and within the Democratic Caucus. […]

Reps. Kildee, Conyers, Levin, Lawrence, Dingell: Schuette Must Challenge President Trump’s Muslim Ban

January 30, 2017 / Lawmakers Send Letter to Michigan’s Attorney General “Extremely Concerned” With His Four-Day Silence on President Trump’s Unconstitutional Ban WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today, along with Representatives John Conyers (MI-13), Sander Levin (MI-09), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12), has sent a letter to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette imploring him to join […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on President Trump’s Refugee Ban

January 27, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from many majority-Muslim nations: “President Trump’s ban is morally wrong and not consistent with our American values. Such a blanket policy stigmatizes an entire religion and casts doubt upon thousands of peaceful Muslims in Michigan who […]
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