Press Releases

June 21, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin push comes in response to issues raised by 8th district farmers

WASHINGTON -- As part of the FY20 appropriations bill passed in the House yesterday, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) secured $10 million in federal funding for the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, a program that provides funding for mental health assistance to farmers.

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June 21, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin also helps secure education and research funding to benefit Michigan’s 8th District

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) secured $40 million in federal funding for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) in the U.S. House of Representatives-passed FY2020 appropriations bill, matching the funding levels requested for ongoing construction of this world-class research facility at Michigan State University.

 

June 14, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin’s amendment to prevent foreign interference in U.S. political system passes in NDAA

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, a former CIA officer and senior Pentagon official who serves as a member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), lauded the bipartisan passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) out of the House Armed Services Committee.

June 13, 2019 Press Release
CODER Act would modernize defense software acquisition, reduce risk to servicemembers, expand opportunities for Michigan small businesses

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s bipartisan Creating Opportunities through Defense Engineering Requirements (CODER) Act was incorporated into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the major annual bill that funds the Department of Defense, which passed out of the House Armed Services Committee this morning.

 

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June 13, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin offered amendments, secured provisions that harness power of Michigan’s auto industry for defense innovation, prevent further PFAS contamination, connect veterans with good-paying jobs. Slotkin’s bipartisan CODER Act passes as part of NDAA; act overhauls defense software acquisition, expands opportunities for Michigan small businesses

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) secured measures as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that will help grow Michigan’s defense capabilities and support local Michigan communities. The major annual defense funding bill passed the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) early this morning.

 

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June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) advocated for and secured critical measures in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the major annual bill authorizing national defense spending, to stem the flow of PFAS contamination and hold the Department of Defense (DoD) accountable for future cleanup.

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June 6, 2019 Press Release
Following House passage of historic anti-corruption reform bill, 62 freshmen members send letter to McConnell calling for Senate action.

Video of the press conference HERE.

 

June 5, 2019 Press Release
Following House passage of historic anti-corruption reform bill, 62 freshmen members send letter to McConnell calling for Senate action.

Video of the press conference HERE.

 

June 5, 2019 Press Release
Calls for allowing Medicare to negotiate for lower prices and for increasing drug-price transparency, denounces Big Pharma’s role in politics.

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