Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after the Republican health care bill, Trumpcare, collapsed in the Senate and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced he will push to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act:
“The American people have spoken loudly in opposition to Trumpcare and once again ensured its defeat. The Republican health care plan is deeply unpopular, yet Republicans now are pushing an even more extreme and dangerous plan that would entirely repeal the Affordable Care Act without any replacement plan. Simply put, Republicans would throw our health care system into chaos.
Throughout the controversy surrounding the Trump Administration’s suspicious and undisclosed financial dealings and business partnerships, House Financial Services Committee Democrats have remained committed to following the money trail.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation introduced by Congressman Kildee (MI-05) to help U.S. service members fight against Russian exploitation and misinformation online.
NDAA Amendments Require Defense Department to Conduct Health Study on Impacts of Harmful PFCs and Look for Alternative to Toxic Chemical
The Rules Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to take up two bipartisan amendments by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) that seek to address drinking water contamination in communities, like Oscoda, that have been affected by the military’s use of perflourinated chemicals (PFCs).
Forums on Capitol Hill and Across Country Seek to Better Align Local, State and Federal Policies with the Unique Challenges of Older, Industrial Communities
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), the co-chair of the Congressional Urban Caucus and Vice Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, hosted a congressional forum today in Washington, D.C.
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after it was announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded Flint a $15 million federal grant for the Genesee County Healthy Start Program. This grant was funded by the $170 million Flint aid package that was championed through Congress by Congressman Kildee, Senators Stabenow and Peters and signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2016:
“This significant investment is welcome news for my hometown which is still recovering from the water crisis. Healthy Start funding will go a long way toward helping Flint families and children mitigate the effects of lead poisoning by expanding access to health care and child development services.
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today introduced legislation to increase the percentage of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) occupations in Michigan and across America.
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released a report detailing that the Senate Republican health care bill – Trumpcare – would mean 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance:
“If Trumpcare becomes law, 22 million Americans will lose their health care so that Republicans can give billionaires another massive tax break. The Republican health care bill is heartless and dangerous. It must be defeated.”