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October 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement regarding the attempted military coup in Sudan:

“I strongly condemn the forced removal of Sudan’s transitional government by the country’s military forces, including Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. The Sudanese military must understand that its actions are completely unacceptable and will have major consequences when it comes to Sudan’s relations with the United States and other countries around the world.

October 22, 2021 Press Release
Legislation Would Ensure Michigan Women Have the Necessary Time and Space to Pump Breastmilk at Work

FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today helped pass the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act to ensure nursing mothers have the time and personal space they need to pump breastmilk at work to keep themselves and their infants healthy.

October 19, 2021 Press Release
Over $250,000 in Federal Grants for Bay, Genesee and Saginaw Counties Will Help Reduce Crime and Promote Public Safety

FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced three federal grants to help reduce crime, support law enforcement and promote public safety in mid-Michigan.

The three federal grants total $266,312 and include the following:

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October 18, 2021 Press Release
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force, released the following statement following the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s release of the PFAS Roadmap, a comprehensive strategy that outlines concrete actions over the next three years to address per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS):

“We have known for many years that harmful PFAS chemicals pose a serious health risk to Americans are present in every community across the country. For far too long, the federal government has failed to take the threat of PFAS chemicals seriously.

October 13, 2021 Press Release
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, released the below statement following the passing of his uncle and former U.S. Congressman Dale E. Kildee:

“The Kildee family is deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Dale.

“First and foremost, Dale was family. Born into a large Catholic family that cherished our Irish heritage, Dale was an incredible uncle and role model. Later, as I followed in his footsteps into a life of public service, Dale became a political mentor to me.

October 12, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement after Democrats in Congress voted to ensure that the United States does not default on its existing debt obligations:

“Raising the debt limit ensures America can meet its existing obligations, including a $7.8 trillion bill left behind by the former president. 

October 11, 2021 Press Release
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement today recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day:

“On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, let us celebrate the rich history, culture and contributions of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas.

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October 8, 2021 Press Release
Funds Will Enhance Community, Help Connect Residents to Local Businesses

FLINT—Congressman Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced $60,000 in federal funds to help Oscoda Township fund the design of a new, non-motorized pathway that will connect residents to local small local businesses.

October 5, 2021 Press Release
Kildee Leads Effort in Congress to Create Good-Paying Michigan Jobs, Help Consumers Afford Electric Vehicles and Combat the Climate Crisis

HOWELL—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today thanked President Joe Biden for endorsing his legislation in Congress to expand the existing consumer tax credit for electric vehicles and add incentives for vehicles made with union labor.

October 5, 2021 Press Release
FLINT—Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement today after President Joe Biden’s visit to Howell, Mich., in support of a bipartisan infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better agenda:

“It was an honor to join President Biden today in Howell. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rebuild Michigan’s crumbling infrastructure and cut taxes for Michigan’s middle class families, all while making sure that the biggest corporations pay their fair share.

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