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Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Flint Water Town Hall

January 12, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after tonight’s Flint water town hall: “Public town hall meetings are important to providing transparency for Flint families. Ensuring residents have open forums where they are allowed to ask questions about the quality of their water will help to rebuild public trust as they continue to […]

Kildee Calls on President-Elect Trump to Detail National Plan to Fight Outsourcing, Create More U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

January 11, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today called on President-elect Donald Trump to develop a comprehensive national plan to boost American manufacturing and stop the overseas outsourcing of good-paying U.S. jobs. Joined by his colleagues at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol, Congressman Kildee implored President-elect Trump to develop a national strategy to stop outsourcing instead […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Highlights New Report That Shows ACA Repeal Would Cost 101,500 Michigan Jobs

January 11, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today highlighted a newly released report that found Michigan would lose 101,500 jobs if Republicans move forward with fully repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Across the United States, a total of 2.6 million jobs would be lost in the health care industry, as well as construction, real estate, retail, trade, […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Gov. Snyder Signing Flint Water Crisis Bill

January 6, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after Governor Rick Snyder signed H.B. 5120: “I am pleased to see the Governor sign this common sense piece of legislation into law to help prevent another water crisis from happening elsewhere. Hopefully today’s action will inspire a greater sense of urgency for both the Governor […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Gov. Snyder Delay in Signing Flint Water Crisis Bill

January 5, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement calling on Governor Rick Snyder, without further delay, to sign H.B. 5120, a bill passed by the Michigan Legislature making changes to help Flint and prevent a similar water crisis from happening elsewhere. Governor Snyder, who received the bill on his desk on December 27, 2016, still […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Canadian Nuclear Waste Storage Near Great Lakes

January 4, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement after a Canadian company released new information on its plans to permanently store nuclear waste on the shores of Lake Huron: “Burying nuclear waste less than a mile from Lake Huron just doesn’t make sense and is too much of a risk to take, especially considering nuclear […]

Congressman Dan Kildee’s Remarks on the Need For Fair Trade and to Fix NAFTA

January 3, 2017 / WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today joined Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04), AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and other Democratic colleagues to call on President-elect Trump to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) within his first 100 days of taking office. Below is a transcript of Congressman Kildee’s remarks, as delivered: “Thank you very […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Republicans Abandoning Plan to Gut Congressional Ethics Office

January 3, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement after House Republicans reversed course on their plans to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics: “While House Republicans, after a chorus of public outrage, may be abandoning their plan to dismantle Congress’ independent ethics panel, the American people must remain vigilant and speak out against future […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Republican Ethics Changes

January 3, 2017 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted last night to dismantle Congress’ independent ethics panel: “It is absolutely shameful that House Republicans, in one of their first acts of the new Congress, voted to gut their own independent ethics panel. This move reeks of politics at its worst and is the […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis

December 20, 2016 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after additional criminal charges were filed in the Flint water crisis: “Justice for Flint families is important and I support ongoing investigations, led by the facts, which seek to hold those who caused this crisis responsible. Today’s criminal charges, including against two of Governor Snyder’s state-appointed […]