Stories tagged: "Rep. Elissa Slotkin"

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Bill to Cut American Reliance on Foreign Medical Supplies Passes House

Legislation from Rep. Elissa Slotkin was included in Congress’ latest coronavirus relief bill, which aims to reduce American dependence on foreign sources for medical supplies and equipment.  The legislation also works to ensure the U.S never enters a public health crisis unprepared again. “Our early experience with COVID-19 makes clear that we must take a...

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Has a Bill to Set-Up Testing Programs That Can Get Economy Running Again

Rep. Elissa Slotkin introduced legislation that would require the president to use the full power of the Defense Production Act to create a federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this time with a focus on getting states the testing supplies they need to reopen the economy. Her new bill would make it easier for the...

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Rep. Slotkin Calls For Michiganders to Work Together as State Starts to Reopen

Rep. Elissa Slotkin said she supports Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to restart manufacturing in the state, and called on manufacturers to communicate clearly with their employees and follow all recommended public health standards. “Michigan has led the nation in retooling to produce vital medical supplies and equipment, showing the country how Michigan and our manufacturing...

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin’s Bill Would Get The President to Mobilize a Federal Response to COVID-19

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) said she would not ordinarily introduce legislation to tell the White House what to do, but she “cannot ignore the outcry from my district and my state.”

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Holds Virtual Town Hall to Help Small Businesses Access Billions in Federal Loans

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) held a virtual town hall for small business owners in her district to help them access federal resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Has Used Every Platform Possible to Push for Needed Medical Equipment

Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin has been a leading force in convincing President Donald Trump to use the federal government’s power to get private industry to produce the equipment America needs to fight the coronavirus epidemic.  Slotkin has used social media, traditional broadcast news, letters and her own bill to urge the president to use the...

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Pushes For More PFAS Testing in Small Communities

At high levels, PFAS chemicals can lead to reproductive problems, certain cancers and increased cholesterol. Michigan Rep Elissa Slotkin has asked her colleagues to do more when it comes to eradicating harmful chemicals from her community. Slotkin testified at the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment in March to push for funding to test...