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May 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) joined U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) and U.S.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington -- Today U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) announced 20 projects in Michigan’s 8th District that she will be advocating to receive direct federal funding from Congress through the annual spending bill Congress passes every year. 

April 28, 2021 Press Release

HOLLY, Mich. — U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), in keeping with tradition of inviting a guest to presidential addresses to Congress, will be virtually joined by Rochester Community School District Superintendent Dr. Robert Shaner for President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. 

April 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Today, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) will introduce the bipartisan Solid Start Act, a bill to ensure that the Department of Veterans Affairs proactively reaches out to service members in their first year transitioning back to civilian life to connect them with critical benefits and services they have earned. U.S. Rep.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Reps. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), the newest member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and Peter Meijer (MI-03), a U.S.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced this week that it will provide grants totalling more than $4.25 million for community health services in Ingham County, Michigan through the American Rescue Plan. Statewide, more than $120 million will be distributed to 39 health centers across Michigan. 

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) issued the following statement in response to this morning’s news that GM’s Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing will temporarily halt production due to supply chain disruptions: 

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) will lead the bipartisan Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force alongside Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08) within the House Armed Services Committee to help make sure the Department of Defense is not reliant on adversaries for the critical supplies it needs to keep Americans safe.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) voted in favor of the American Rescue Plan this afternoon, a COVID relief bill that now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.

March 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) released the following statement after yesterday's briefing on Capitol Security in the aftermath of the January 6 attack:


In The News

Bill ties federal funding for universities to accountability for sex abuse cases

May 3, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced legislation in Congress Monday aimed at holding universities that receive federal funding accountable for sexual abuse cases involving employees.

FBI and CIA are urged to boost intel gathering on foreign White supremacist groups

April 30, 2021 In The News

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Two Michigan representatives push relief for veterans suffering from 'burn pit' illnesses

April 29, 2021 In The News

A congressional committee will hear testimony next week on the need to speed up health care benefits for service members exposed to toxic burn pits

Michigan lawmakers' bill aims to help veterans sickened by burn pit exposure

April 28, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan pair of Michigan lawmakers who also served in Iraq are pushing legislation that aims to make it easier for veterans like Enochs to get care and benefits for illnesses tied to their prolonged exposure to burn pits overseas.

Slotkin Bill Seeks To Help New Vets Adjust To Civilian Life

April 23, 2021 In The News

Livingston County voice in Congress has co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that seeks to help military members adjust back into civilian life.

Biden will withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021

April 13, 2021 In The News

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.), a former CIA analyst and senior security official in administrations of both parties, said Congress would need a full accounting of plans to secure U.S. diplomats in Afghanistan and ensure that global extremists from al-Qaeda and the Islamic State are unable to gain renewed strength.

Slotkin, Meijer introduce bill to aid veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

April 9, 2021 In The News

U.S. Reps. Elissa Slotkin, D-Holly, and Peter Meijer, R-Grand Rapids, introduced the Veterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2021 in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, April 8, according to their offices.

Biden administration pressed by lawmaker to label white supremacists overseas as terrorists

April 9, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden’s administration is being pressed by a key Democratic lawmaker, Rep. Elissa Slotkin, to consider designating white supremacist groups overseas as foreign terrorists subject to U.S. government actions.

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin on CNN with Kate Bolduan

March 26, 2021 In The News

House Panel Will Examine How To Counter Domestic Terrorism Threat

March 24, 2021 In The News

NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan about the growing threat of violent domestic extremism following the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.