WASHINGTON—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today applauded the inclusion of legislation he’s championed to eliminate income taxes paid on Pell Grants in President Biden’s Build Back Better budget.
“Jack was a friend, and I am saddened to learn of his passing. Representative Minore embodied Michigan values through his service as a teacher, union leader and elected official. I first met Jack nearly five decades ago when, as a local teacher’s union leader, he interviewed and later endorsed me during my first run for the Flint School Board of Education.
“House Democrats have acted responsibly to avoid a government shutdown, which would be catastrophic for Michigan families, small businesses and our economy as we continue to live through this pandemic. This bill also ensures that we meet the obligations our country has already made, including to Social Security recipients and veterans.
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced a $8,220,193 federal grant to support 149 affordable housing units for low-income Michigan seniors at the Presbyterian Villages of Michigan’s Court Street Village in Flint.
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced a $131,474 federal grant to fund child care programs at Mott Community College. This is the first annual installment of the grant that is anticipated to be provided for a total of four years.
SAGINAW—Standing on the banks of the Saginaw River, Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution opposing Canada’s new plan to build a permanent nuclear waste storage site in the Great Lakes Basin.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, has voted to advance a national budget that helps level the playing field for Michigan’s working families after a four-day legislative mark-up of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better budget in the Ways and Means Committee.
WASHINGTON—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today praised the Ways and Means Committee’s passage of his legislation to expand tax credits for middle class families to purchase an electric vehicle.
FLINT—Following the publication of the House Ways and Means Committee’s budget reconciliation legislation that included Congressman Dan Kildee’s (MI-05) legislation to expand the electric vehicle tax credit, labor unions, automakers, environmental organizations and other key Members of Congress issued statements in support:
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“Today, on the 20th anniversary of September 11th, we honor the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives on this tragic day. We remember the victims, their families and the first responders who were killed and injured by the terrorist attacks.
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Michigan’s firefighters put their lives on the line every day. Unfortunately, many firefighters have been exposed to dangerous per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in both their firefighting gear, as well as firefighting foam. That’s why I’m fighting to remove PFAS chemicals from our environment, including from firefighting gear.
Michigan Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee has been at the forefront of pushing the federal government to help Flint recover from its drinking water crisis.
TPM first reported on per and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS – an umbrella class of chemicals found in military grade firefighting foam, but also in thousands of consumer goods – in May, when reporters and congressional staffers were kept out of an EPA summit on how local, tribal and state governments were dealing with the contaminant, which accumulates in ground water.
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee played the lottery with a baggie of dirt from the old Detroit Tigers Stadium, and it paid off.
Not the real lottery, but Kildee entered the lottery for congressional office space on Friday and drew the No. 2 pick out of the 55 House members in his class.
Water is fundamental for most lifeforms, and Michigan's economy and inhabitants thrive on the fresh water that surrounds the state.
The fifth annual Great Lakes Science in Action Symposium gathered on Oct. 19 to discuss the current state of the Great Lakes and what the future holds for the lakes.
Years after the Flint water crisis drew national attention, another water pollution issue has emerged in House races in Michigan.
Federal agencies would be encouraged to work with state governments in cleaning up perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under legislation introduced by a bipartisan group within the Michigan congressional delegation.
U.S. House Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint, has introduced a bill to stop the deportation of Francis Anwana, a deaf and disabled Detroit immigrant from Nigeria.
Rep. Dan Kildee is aiming high as he eyes a leadership spot in the Democratic Caucus next year.
FLINT, MI - A group of Democratic Congressional leaders are set to tour Flint to find out more about the effects of the water crisis and try to find out what is needed as the city moves forward in its recovery process.