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Bill ties federal funding for universities to accountability for sex abuse cases
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
Two Michigan representatives push relief for veterans suffering from 'burn pit' illnesses
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
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
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
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
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
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
House Panel Will Examine How To Counter Domestic Terrorism Threat
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.