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64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts

September 23, 2013 / Members Pose for “Free Amir” Photo Campaign to Raise Awareness and Call for Release of U.S. Marine from Prison A bipartisan coalition of 64 Members of Congress, led by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), today called on Iran to release Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine and Flint, Mich., native, from prison. The Members of Congress […]

Ahead of U.N. General Assembly, Congressman Dan Kildee Writes Ambassador Samantha Power on Release of U.S. Prisoner in Iran

September 18, 2013 / Amir Hekmati, Flint Native, Held in Iran Now for Over Two Years Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today wrote a letter to Samantha Power, the Permanent U.S. Representative to the United Nations, urging the Ambassador to engage her diplomatic colleagues at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly meeting on the release of Flint-native Amir Hekmati. Hekmati, […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran

July 18, 2013 / Kildee Leads Strong Bipartisan Effort in Letter Supported by over 100 Members of Congress to Reunite Amir Hekmati with his Family Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the U.S. Department of State to prioritize attaining the release of Amir Hekmati, a former Marine and […]

Congressman Kildee: Federal Funding Coming to Michigan Will Help to Revitalize Cities, Clean Up Blight and Strengthen Neighborhoods

June 6, 2013 / Working with Treasury Department and State Housing Agency, Kildee Helps to Secure Millions of Hardest Hit Fund Dollars to Revitalize Michigan Cities, including Flint and Saginaw Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today welcomed news that $100 million in federal funds will be freed up for five Michigan cities – including Flint and Saginaw – to clean […]

Congressman Dan Kildee: When We Make Products in America, Michiganders Win

April 12, 2013 / Kildee Unveils “Make it in America” Jobs Plan with Democratic Colleagues to Boost American Manufacturing, Spur Job Creation and Grow Economy Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today joined House Democrats, including Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD-05), to unveil the “Make it in America” jobs plan, which would revitalize our nation’s manufacturing base and helping create high-skill, […]

Congressman Dan Kildee Highlights Importance of Equal Pay for Women in Flint Roundtable Discussion

January 29, 2013 / Kildee Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act in Congress, Which Would Help Close the Wage Gap Between Women and Men  Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today held a roundtable discussion to discuss the importance of ensuring women in Michigan and around the country receive equal pay for equal work. Congressman Kildee was joined by local-area women who discussed […]
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