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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Michigan Newsletter for Sunday January 19, 2020 ( 44 items )  

Congressman Dan Kildee Speaks on Need for Better Investments in America's Older, Industrial Cities and Towns
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Daniel Kildee, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Kildee: Budget Cuts Reduce Basic Services, Hurt Communities Like Flint, Saginaw and Bay City * * * Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, spoke Wednesday at a Budget Committee hearing highlighting the need for increased federal investments in our nation's cities and towns. The hearing, entitled 'Why Federal Investments Matter: Stability from Congress to  more

Congresswoman Lawrence Announces $33 Million Grant Award to Combat Homelessness in Southeast
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Lawrence announced a total of $33,350,156 in grants awarded to Michigan's 14th Congressional District from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) grants program. The CoC Program is designed to promote community wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness. It supports regional or local planning bodies to coordinate housing and services for hom  more

Congresswoman Tlaib Requests EPA Investigation of Potentially Hazardous Site in Detroit
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: On Thursday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) sent a letter to administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, requesting additional assistance in light of potentially hazardous material found in the city of Detroit within her district. The site is owned by Gary Sayers, who also owns the Electro-Plating Services building in Madison Heights. Hazardous materials found in the Ma  more

GAO Issues Report on Veterans Affairs Disability Compensation, Actions Needed to Enhance Information About Veterans' Health Outcomes
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on Veterans Affairs disability compensation. The report (GAO-20-26) is entitled "Actions Needed to Enhance Information about Veterans' Health Outcomes". The report was sent to Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, ranking member of the House Veterans' Affairs subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Jan. 15, 2020. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Found: "In fiscal year 2018, about  more

Members of House Foreign Affairs Committee Issue Statement on Threats Against Human Rights Defender Esperance
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, ranking Republican member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following joint statement with chairman of the committee, Rep. Eliot Engel, D-New York, and members - Reps. Albio Sires, D-New Jersey, Francis Rooney, R-Florida, Gregory Meeks,D-New York, Andy Levin, D-Michigan, and Ted Yoho, R-Florida, to express solidarity with Haitian human rights defender Pierre Esperance and to condemn the threats made against him following his C  more

Rep. Andy Levin Votes to Reject DeVos Rule That Cheats Students Defrauded by For-Profit Colleges
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Andy Levin, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congressman Andy Levin, vice chair of the House Committee on Education and Labor, voted for H.J.Res. 76, a resolution titled Blocking DeVos Rule That Denies Debt Relief to Students Defrauded by Predatory Colleges. The resolution blocks Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's rule that makes it much harder for students defrauded by predatory colleges to get the relief they desperately need. The resolution is House   more

Rep. Bergman Issues Joint Statement on Soil Erosion Along Great Lakes Shoreline
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, issued the following joint statement: U.S. Representatives Jack Bergman (MI-1), Fred Upton (MI-6), and Bill Huizenga (MI-2) released the following statement after meeting on Friday with representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Detroit District about rising lake levels and erosion along the Great Lakes shoreline. "On Friday, we had a productive discussion with the Army Corps and representatives from FEMA about   more

Rep. Bergman Issues Statement Congratulating President, CEO Perdue of Grand Traverse Industries for Receiving 2019 Distinguished Service
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "Congratulating Steven H. Perdue for Receiving 2019 Distinguished Service": It is my honor to recognize Steven H. Perdue for receiving the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from Traverse Connect. Through his exceptional leadership and steadfast devotion to his community, Steve has become an indispensable part of Northern Michigan. Since 1929,  more

Rep. Bergman Issues Statement Recognizing CMS Energy Community Affairs Manager Petrosky
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "Recognizing Tim Petrosky for His Service at CMS Energy": It's my honor to recognize Tim Petrosky for his service at CMS Energy. Through his exceptional leadership and steadfast devotion to the public good, Tim has become an indispensable part of Michigan's First District. Tim first joined CMS Energy as the spokesman for Big Rock Point Nucle  more

Rep. Brenda Lawrence's Amendment to Address PFAS Contamination Passes House Floor
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, that regulates Per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals, cleans up contamination and protects the public health. Exposure to PFAS, also known as "forever chemicals", are linked to adverse health effects including cancer, immune system effects, infertility, impaired child development, high cholesterol and thyro  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement on Michigan Joining Lawsuit Against PFAS Chemicals Manufacturers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement on Michigan joining a leading lawsuit against manufactures that produced and failed to clean up PFAS chemicals: "Michigan is ground zero for PFAS contamination. It is everywhere including our non-stick cookware, food containers, carpets, clothing, cosmetics, firefighting foam, and - most frighteningly - our drinking waters. Congress continues to work on legislation to clean up these 'forever chemicals.' Howe  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement Recognizing Business Agent Gaffney at Teamsters Local 214
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "In Recognition of Mark Gaffney for a Distinguished Career": I rise today to recognize and honor the distinguished career of Mark Gaffney as he retires from his position at Teamsters Local Union No. 214 As a lifelong Michigan resident, Mark Gaffney has become a cornerstone of the Michigan labor community. Upon receiving his bachelor's deg  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement Recognizing Grand Opening of Comcast Xfinity Store
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "In Recognition of Comcast Xfinity on the Date of Its Store's Grand Opening": I rise today to recognize Comcast Xfinity and their employees on the date of their store's grand opening in Taylor. Comcast Xfinity has become an important component of our Michigan community by utilizing our current infrastructure and workforce to deliver more af  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement Recognizing Grand Opening of Halal Metropolis Exhibition
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "In Recognition of the Grand Opening of the Halal Metropolis Exhibition Opening": I rise today to recognize the opening of the Halal Metropolis exhibition at the Stamelos Gallery Center. Halal Metropolis celebrates our diverse Muslim population in Detroit, one of the largest and most diverse Muslim populations in the nation, and will facili  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement Recognizing Grand Opening of Ozone House Youth Facility
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "In Recognition of the Grand Opening of Ozone House's Youth Facility": I rise today to recognize the grand opening of Ozone House's youth facility. The Ozone House is a community-based, non-profit organization that has been devoted to helping youth in crisis for the past 50 years. In Washtenaw County, nearly 1,300 youth experience homeless  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement Recognizing Grand Re-Opening of Michigan Union
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 16, entitled "In Recognition of the Grand Re-Opening of the Michigan Union": I rise today to recognize the grand re-opening of the Michigan Union. The Michigan Union is a cornerstone of the University of Michigan. Opened in 1919, the Michigan Union is one of the oldest college unions in the country. For nearly a century, the Michigan Union has given st  more

Rep. Dingell Stands With Students Defrauded by For-Profit Colleges
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) supported legislation to block changes to the Borrower Defense Rule by the Trump Administration's Department of Education. Thursday, the House passed an action that if also passed by the Senate would reverse the Trump Administration's actions to deny relief to students defrauded or mislead by predatory colleges. "We should not be protecting fraudulent institutions tha  more

Rep. Dingell: House Votes to Strengthen Anti Age Discrimination Protections for Workers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) voted in favor of strengthening protections for older workers who face age discrimination in the workplace. A 2009 Supreme Court decision overturned decades of legal precedent by making it harder for older workers to hold employers accountable for workplace discrimination. Under current law, workers alleging discrimination based on race, sex, nationality, and religion   more

Rep. Huizenga Issues Statement Congratulating Retirement of Grandville City Police Department Chief Steere
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 15, entitled "Congratulating Chief Daniel Steere on His Retirement": I rise today to recognize the exemplary career of Daniel Steere, Chief of Police at the Grandville City Police Department. I would like to express my appreciation to Chief Steere for over 37 years of dedicated services to West Michigan and our nation. Chief Steere's career in law enfor  more

Rep. Huizenga Issues Statement on Soil Erosion Along Great Lakes Shoreline
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, issued the following statement: U.S. Representatives Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Fred Upton (MI-06) Jack Bergman (MI-01) released the following statement after meeting on Friday with representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Detroit District about rising lake levels and erosion along the Great Lakes shoreline. "On Friday, we had a productive discussion with the Army Corps and representatives from FEMA about an issue  more

Rep. Huizenga Leads Bipartisan Effort Requesting Army Corps Prioritize Funding for Asian Carp Initiatives, Soo Locks, & Erosion Mitigation
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Republican Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan effort with 40 of his colleagues emphasizing the importance of infrastructure projects across the Great Lakes region. Specifically, in a letter to RD James, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, the bipartisan coalition outlined efforts to prevent Asian carp from entering the ecosyst  more

Rep. Kildee Supports Resolution to Block Betsy DeVos Giveaway to Predatory, For-Profit Colleges
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Daniel Kildee, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Congress Acts to Block DeVos Rule That Hurts Michiganders with Student Loan Debt * * * Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for acting to protect students from predatory colleges. The House passed H.J. Res. 76, which protects defrauded students and taxpayers by blocking the U.S. Department of Education Secre  more

Rep. Lawrence Issues Joint Statement on Senate Vote to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, issued the following joint statement on Jan. 17: The Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women's Caucus (DWC) Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) released the following statement after the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) on January 15th. "Virginia's vote to r  more

Rep. Mitchell's Office to Host High Water Workshop in Lexington
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Michigan, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: On Wednesday, January 15th the Office of Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) will host a workshop in partnership with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) to raise awareness and prepare residents for the high-water levels expected this spring. This workshop will provide residents with the tools and resources necessary to prepare for the upcoming season. DETAIL  more

Rep. Slotkin Amendment Passes as Part of Landmark PFAS Legislation
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) voted to pass landmark PFAS legislation, including an amendment she introduced to hold the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accountable for coming up with viable alternatives to AFFF, the firefighting foam at the root of PFAS contamination in many Michigan communities. The comprehensive PFAS Action Act would set long-awaited standards for PFAS chemicals in drinking w  more

Rep. Slotkin Issues Statement on War Powers Resolution
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Michigan, issued the following statement: U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) released the following statement following a meeting with Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) to discuss efforts to pass the War Powers Resolution to require President Trump to seek congressional authorization for the use of military force before taking the country into a protracted war with Iran. "Earlier today I met with Senator Kaine and I'm glad to partner with him to move the War  more

Rep. Stevens Announces Winner of 2019 Congressional App Challenge
LIVONIA, Michigan, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Haley Stevens. (MI-11) announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in Michigan's 11th Congressional District. Ankith Udupa and James Chen won the award for their app called "Allergy Compass," which is designed to help children with allergies determine whether a food product is safe for them to eat. Users create a profile, list their food aller  more

Rep. Stevens Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief to Support Veterans Seeking Justice
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Supreme Court To Hear Harmony Allen's Case Regarding Military Rape Loophole * * * On Monday, Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) filed an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court, as the Court prepares to hear a case about a misconstrued legal technicality allowing military courts to potentially free hundreds of convicted rapists. In April, Congresswoman Stevens introduced Harmony's Law, a bipa  more

Rep. Stevens Issues Statement on House Passage of Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following statement: * * * - Stevens Supported Legislation in Committee and on the House Floor to Eliminate Ageism in the Workplace * * * On Wednesday, Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1230, the bipartisan Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act. According to the AARP, roughly 3 in 5 workers age 45 and older have seen or experie  more

Rep. Stevens Statement on Phase One Trade Agreement With China
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: On Wednesday, Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) released the following statement after the United States and China signed a partial "Phase One" trade agreement. "We cannot afford an ongoing all-out trade war with China," said Congresswoman Stevens. "It is essential for us to level the playing field for our manufacturers and workforce. Today's Phase One trade agreement allows us to reset the relationship  more

Rep. Stevens Votes to Protect Defrauded Students
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Haley Stevens (MI-11) voted to pass H.J.Res. 76, a resolution to overturn the U.S. Department of Education's 2019 Borrower Defense rule that would have gutted essential protections for student borrowers and taxpayers. In recent years, there has been a surge in higher education fraud, with predatory for-profit colleges luring students with false promises of guaranteed jobs upon graduation and  more

Rep. Upton Issues Joint Statement Regarding Soil Erosion on Great Lakes Shoreline
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, issued the following joint statement: U.S. Representatives Fred Upton (MI-6), Bill Huizenga (MI-2), and Jack Bergman (MI-1) released the following statement after meeting on Friday with representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Detroit District about rising lake levels and erosion along the Great Lakes shoreline. "On Friday, we had a productive discussion with the Army Corps and representatives from FEMA about an  more

Reps. Dingell and Pappas Introduce House Resolution to Defend Safeguards for Our Clean Water
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release on Jan. 14: Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Chris Pappas (D-NH) led more than 75 of their colleagues in introducing a resolution calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to maintain and strengthen Clean Water Act protections following the Administration's relentless attack on the landmark law. Text of the Resolution is available here. (https://debbiedingell.house.gov/UploadedFiles/200114Cl  more

Reps. Kildee, Moolenaar, Stabenow, Peters Introduce Resolution to Stop Canadian Nuclear Waste Site Near Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Daniel Kildee, D-Michigan, issued the following news release on Jan. 17: * * * - The Bipartisan Resolution Ask The President to Work with Canada to Find Alternative Location for Nuclear Waste Other than Near The Great Lakes * * * Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congressman John Moolenaar (MI-04), along with U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), introduced a bipartisan resolution opposing Canada's placement of a permanent nuclear waste sto  more

Sen. Peters Announces Bipartisan Bill to Help Michigan Small Businesses Expand and Create Jobs
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) announced bipartisan legislation that would help provide new avenues for small businesses across Michigan to expand and create good-paying jobs. The Small Business Start-up Savings Account Act, which Peters recently introduced with Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), would allow small business owners to create tax-deductible savings accounts in order to launch or grow their companies.   more

Sen. Peters Delivers Remarks in Support of USMCA, Renegotiated NAFTA Update
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release on Jan. 15: U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) delivered remarks supporting the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). During his remarks at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing considering the agreement, Peters highlighted why Michigan workers, farmers and businesses need a new trade deal that advances their interests. Peters will vote in favor   more

Sen. Peters, Stabenow, Kildee, Moolenaar Introduce Resolution to Stop Canadian Nuclear Waste Site Near Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Bipartisan Resolution Asks President to Work with Canada to Find Alternative Location for Nuclear Waste Other than Near Great Lakes * * * U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and U.S. Representatives Dan Kildee (MI-05) and John Moolenaar (MI-04) introduced a bipartisan resolution opposing Canada's placement of a permanent nuclear waste storage site near the shared Great Lakes Ba  more

Sen. Peters, Stabenow, Tlaib, Lawrence, Dingell Call on Labor Department to Support Southeast Michigan Steelworkers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Department of Labor has blown past its deadline to provide U.S. steelworkers with Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits * * * U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) urged U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to grant Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits to support steelworkers in S  more

Sen. Stabenow Announces $773,000 for Rural Michigan Renewable Energy and Efficiency Upgrades
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced $773,000 in federal investments for 25 projects to help Michigan farmers and small businesses address the climate crisis by making their operations more energy efficient. These projects include solar panels, geothermal heating and cooling units, and equipment and lighting upgrades.  more

Sen. Stabenow Pays Tribute to Byrum
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following floor statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 8, paying tribute to Jim Byrum: I rise today to honor someone who has dedicated his entire career to promoting Michigan agriculture and someone I am proud to call my friend. I have always said that, in Michigan, we don't have an economy unless we make things and grow things. For more than 40 years, Jim Byrum has been helping Michigan do just tha  more

Sens. Peters, Stabenow Blast Final International Trade Commission Decision on Cherry Tariffs
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Michigan Cherry Growers Have Been Devastated by Unfair Trade Practices * * * U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) strongly criticized the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)'s final decision not to institute tariffs against Turkish tart cherry exporters, which have been dumping low-quality dried cherries into U.S. markets - creating a trade imbalance that has undermined Mi  more

Sens. Stabenow, Kildee, Moolenaar, Peters Introduce Resolution to Stop Canadian Nuclear Waste Site Near Great Lakes
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), along with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Congressman John Moolenaar (MI-04), introduced a bipartisan resolution opposing Canada's placement of a permanent nuclear waste storage site near the shared Great Lakes Basin, which is currently being considered at two sites by Canada. For years, Canada has considered storing 52 million gallons of   more

Sens. Stabenow, Peters Blast Final International Trade Commission Decision on Cherry Tariffs
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and Gary Peters (MI) strongly criticized the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)'s final decision not to institute tariffs against Turkish tart cherry exporters, which have been dumping low-quality dried cherries into U.S. markets - creating a trade imbalance that has undermined   more

Sens. Stabenow, Peters, Reps. Tlaib, Lawrence, Dingell Call on Labor Department to Support Southeast Michigan Steelworkers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Department of Labor has blown past its deadline to provide U.S. steelworkers with Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits * * * U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) and Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) urged U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to grant Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits to support steelworke  more