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HASC Task Force: Six Ways To Limit DoD’s Dependence On Chinese Parts
Six suggested amendments to that effect are included in a report released today by the Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force, a bipartisan group led by House Armed Services Committee members Elissa Slotkin, a Michigan Democrat who previously served as acting assistant
U.S. House passes PFAS Action Act
Recently, the U.S house passed the PFAS Action Act; the goal being to regulate toxic chemicals that can be found in our drinking water.
The PFAS Action Act requires that the federal government label the chemical as hazardous, and requires national drinking water standards to be followed. Water systems with high PFAS contamination will have to be cleaned up.
Task force: Defense firms must reduce reliance on rare earth materials from China
U.S. House Passes PFAS Action Act With Slotkin Amendments
Three amendments introduced by Livingston County’s congresswoman were adopted Wednesday as part of the PFAS Action Act - a bipartisan bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives to help clean up PFAS contamination and regulate so-called “forever chemicals”.
Slotkin asks for FBI briefing on handling of sex assault cases after damning Nassar report
U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin has asked the Federal Bureau of Investigations to hold a briefing on a report that said its Indianapolis office failed to investigate reports of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse in 2015.
Slotkin, D-Holly, said she was "deeply disturbed" by the report's findings and by how the FBI handled the case.
Rep. Elissa Slotkin urges Livingston County commissioners to use COVID funds for broadband
U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin D-Holly, urged Livingston County commissioners to use incoming federal funds to invest in broadband internet.
Congresswoman Slotkin Discusses Real Time Benefits Act In Howell
Livingston County’s congresswoman met with senior advocates in Howell to discuss her Real Time Benefits Act, which would let patients comparison-shop prescription drugs between different brands and at different pharmacy locations.
Microchip shortage keeps finished cars in park
Recently, Representative Slotkin and her colleagues in the House and Senate have been hard at work on bills to ramp up production in the United States; last month the Senate approved just over $50 million for the cause.
Semiconductor shortage having an impact on manufacturers, workers
Local automotive companies are battling the strain of microchip shortages. Employees are losing work, And thousands of cars remain parked as they cannot be completed without the chips.