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August 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –– U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark T.

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July 30, 2019 Press Release
FIRE Act requires campaigns to report any foreign contacts to FEC

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Reps. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Jason Crow (CO-6) introduced the FIRE (Foreign Influence Reporting in Elections) Act, a bill that would help prevent foreign interference in U.S. elections by requiring political campaigns to report attempts by foreigners to influence U.S.

July 26, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin’s Short-Term Detention Standards Act expands requirements to provide basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s (MI-08) Short-Term Detention Standards Act, which requires the Administration by law to provide the full range of basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody, passed the U.S. House of Representatives today with bipartisan support.

 

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July 26, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin, a co-sponsor of the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the need to end the scourge of robocalls

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee today on the need to take action to stop the scourge of robocalls that continue to interrupt and scam Michiganders every day. 

 

July 25, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin is a co-sponsor of the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) lauded the passage of the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act (HR 3375) in the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill that prevents robocalls from interrupting and scamming consumers, and offers a comprehensive legislative solution to address the rising tide of robocalls.

July 19, 2019 Press Release
Raise the Wage Act would raise wages for nearly 1 in 3 workers in Michigan’s 8th district over 5 years

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Rep.

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July 18, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin’s Short-Term Detention Standards Act expands requirements to provide basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody Slotkin will travel in bipartisan delegation to Southern border tomorrow to see conditions firsthand, underscore need for urgent, bipartisan action to alleviate crisis

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s (MI-08) Short-Term Detention Standards Act, a bill that requires the Administration by law to provide the full range of basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody, passed out of the Homeland Security Committee yesterday with bipartisan support.

July 18, 2019 Press Release
Slotkin will travel in bipartisan delegation to Southern border Friday to see conditions firsthand, underscore need for urgent, bipartisan action to alleviate crisis

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, sent a letter to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to demand answers on the Administration's inhumane and unlawful treatment of migrants in detention. 

 

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July 15, 2019 Press Release
The Short-Term Detention Standards Act expands requirements under law to provide basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) introduced the Short-Term Detention Standards Act today, a bill that requires the Administration by law to provide the full range of basic necessities to migrants in short-term custody, including access to bathroom and shower facilities, water, appropriate nutrition, hygiene, personal grooming items, and sanitation needs. 

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