Press Releases

February 25, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin donates $10,965, following pledge to not take pay during longest federal shutdown in U.S. history

LANSING, MI –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) donated her congressional salary from the federal government shutdown to the Alzheimer’s Association at the grand opening of her district headquarters in Lansing on Saturday. Slotkin donated $10,965, and presented the check to Lauren Kovach, a lifelong Brighton resident and advocate with the Alzheimer’s Association in Michigan.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) today released her official schedule, per her commitment to 8th District residents to maintain transparency as an elected official.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, (MI-08) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s official declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall.

“As a former Pentagon official, I am a firm believer in border security – which is why last night I voted for a bipartisan deal to increase security at our Southern border,” Slotkin said.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, (MI-08), today voted in support of a bipartisan spending bill to fund additional border security measures, a pay raise for federal workers, and to avert another government shutdown. Rep. Slotkin, a former Pentagon official and CIA analyst, spoke out against the President’s decision to fund a wall at the southern border.

February 14, 2019 Press Release
FLAT Prices Act would help lower drug costs by punishing abusive pharmaceutical companies and limiting monopoly periods to encourage competition from generics

WASHINGTON — As Michigan residents struggle with ever-increasing healthcare costs, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) introduced a bill Wednesday to help address unfair price hikes for prescription drugs. The legislation imposes penalties on pharmaceutical companies who harm consumers with sudden, exorbitant price increases and promotes competition among manufacturers to lower drug prices.

February 14, 2019 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) is a member of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force

“Michigan families cannot continue to drink water laden with toxic chemicals. While today’s EPA announcement is a start, it doesn’t go nearly far enough, fast enough. We need quick, decisive action to address this public health crisis. I will continue through my work on the PFAS Task Force to push the EPA to ensure the safety and security of our water supply and of our communities.”

February 13, 2019 Press Release
Bill would not restrict U.S. counter-terrorism mission focused on al-Qaeda and its affiliates

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, (MI-08), today voted to support H.J. Res 37, which directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, except those engaged in operation directed at al-Qaeda or its associated forces.

January 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. Slotkin released a letter she sent to Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, asking her to proactively work with student loan providers to help ease the burden on federal workers struggling to make student loan payments due to the ongoing government shutdown.
January 3, 2019 Press Release

Today, on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Elissa Slotkin was officially sworn in to represent Michigan’s 8th District in Congress.

January 3, 2019 Press Release
The 116th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.

The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.