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Congressman Dan Kildee: Michiganders ‘Sick and Tired’ of Billions in Tax Breaks for Oil Companies at Expense of Working Families

November 14, 2014 / Latest GOP Bill under Consideration Creates Special Tax Exemption for Canadian Oil Company Seeking to Build Keystone XL Pipeline Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today expressed strong opposition to a bill being brought to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives giving a foreign oil corporation a multi-million dollar tax break while at the same […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Sixth Circuit Ruling on Gay Marriage

November 6, 2014 / Congressman Dan Kildee issued the following statement after the Sixth Circuit upheld gay marriage bans in Michigan, Ohio Kentucky and Tennessee: “While I am disappointed in today’s ruling by the Sixth Circuit, I know in the long view of history it will only be a small setback in the ultimate pursuit of equality. As Dr. […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Pushes for Minimum Wage Increase on National Minimum Wage Day

October 10, 2014 / Congressman Joins Advocates who designated 10/10 Minimum Wage Day in Calling Congress to Raise the Wage to $10.10 per hour Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today renewed his call for Congress to pass an increase in the minimum wage today, on National Minimum Wage Day Congressman Kildee joined other organizations fighting to raise the wage to […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Pushes for $10.10 Federal Minimum Wage on National Minimum Wage Day

October 10, 2014 / Report Shows Raising Federal Minimum Wage Would Lift Millions out of Poverty On National Minimum Wage Day (10/10), Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today renewed his call for Congress to immediately act on legislation he has cosponsored, H.R. 1010, to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10. This comes as a report by Working Poor in America […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on Ongoing Nuclear Negotiations

July 17, 2014 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today on the ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program: “As the deadline for negotiations between the P5+1 countries and Iran continue, there’s the possibility that an extension may be necessary in order to reach an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. Both sides have publicly cited progress in […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Introduces Legislation to Provide Workforce Training and New Manufacturing Jobs for Michiganders

June 11, 2014 / Kildee’s Jobs Bill Aims to Close Skills Gap so Michiganders are Able to Compete for High-Skilled, High-Paying Jobs  Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today unveiled new legislation to expand workforce training programs for Michiganders so that they have the skills necessary for new, highly-skilled manufacturing jobs. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05) joined Congressman Kildee this […]

Congressman Dan Kildee: It’s Time to Give Michiganders a Raise

February 26, 2014 / Kildee Joins Effort to Force House Republicans to Hold an Up-or-Down Vote to Raise the Minimum Wage Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today signed a discharge petition in an effort to force an up-or-down vote on legislation he’s cosponsored, H.R. 1010, the Fair Minimum Wage Act, that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and […]

Congressman Dan Kildee: I Can’t Comprehend Why Michigan’s Attorney General Wants to Raise Taxes on Michigan Residents

February 26, 2014 / Attorney General Bill Schuette Signs onto Lawsuit that, if Successful, Would Raise Taxes by Eliminating Tax Credits for Thousands of Michiganders Previously Allowing them to Buy Quality, Affordable Health Insurance Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today criticized Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s decision to join a federal lawsuit that, if successful, would mean tens of thousands […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Introduces Legislation Aimed at Reducing Violence, Increasing Opportunity for Mid-Michigan Youth Through Education and Employment

February 19, 2014 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today announced that he will be introducing a comprehensive legislative package in Congress to help reduce violent crime by taking criminals off the street and addressing a lack of positive opportunities for youth, a systemic driver of violence. “Together the bills I will introduce will help reduce crime in Flint, Saginaw […]

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on President Obama’s Call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

September 28, 2013 / Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama spoke with President Hassan Rouhani by telephone and raised the case of the three Americans being held in Iran, including Amir Hekmati, Congressman Kildee’s constituent, who has been unjustly held for over two years on false charges: “I appreciate President Obama raising the case of my constituent, Amir Hekmati, […]