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April 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) pressed House Leadership to include resources to protect residents facing high water bills and water shutoff as Congress considers a fourth response package to the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


April 2, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) sent a letter to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske calling on the agency to safeguard the health and wellbeing of TSA employees at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) during the COVID—19 crisis, as well as answer a series of questions about its respo

April 1, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) hosted a telephone town hall to update the residents of the 13th Congressional District on actions being taken to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Rep. Tlaib was joined by Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist and Crystal Hepburn, a nurse and public health expert with the Detroit Health Department.

March 31, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT—Today, Congresswoman Rashid Tlaib (MI-13), Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), and five other members of the Michigan congressional delegation, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to rescind its March 26

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement following the passage of the third coronavirus response bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act:


March 26, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT – Yesterday, Congressmembers Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) wrote a letter urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) to ensure any coronavirus relief belief bill the House approves include a mandate requiring the Federal Reserve Bank to provide relief for the secondary

March 25, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT – On Wednesday, Congressmembers Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Dan Kildee (MI-05) led a letter signed by 80 members of the House of Representatives urging leadership to include a water shutoff prohibition in the final version of the latest COVID-19 stimulus bill. 


March 25, 2020 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI - After receiving several complaints from workers at the AK Steel plant in Dearborn, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), State Representative Abdullah Hammoud (HD-15), Senator Stephanie Chang (SD-01), and Senator Sylvia Santana (SD-03) are calling on Cleveland Cliffs, the new owner of the plant, to take all necessary measures

March 24, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT – On Monday, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced legislation to help give state, territorial, and local governments the critical funding they need to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.


March 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) introduced the Public Health Emergency Shelter Act of 2020, legislation to provide critical funding to states and local governments responding to the nee


In The News

October 9, 2019 In The News

There was smoke, fire and a thick haze over the area that lasted for hours.

From a distance, it looked like Southwest Detroit was on fire, but it actually was a raging blaze of debris in the polluted Rouge River.

October 4, 2019 In The News

Re: The Detroit News' Oct. 3 editorial, "Rashida Tlaib should wake up": My eyes are wide open. I’m not asleep at the wheel as I continue to represent the 13th Congressional District.

September 24, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — This year in Detroit, crews working for the city’s public housing authority cut down a row of bushy trees that had shaded the entryways to two public housing units known as Sheridan I and II.

September 16, 2019 In The News

Detroit — Emma Lockridge often slips on a surgical mask at bedtime. She then piles pillows over her head and a blanket, hoping she'll get enough sleep.

September 14, 2019 In The News

Four Freshman Congresswomen, nicknamed “The Squad,” got candid about politics, President Donald Trump and even personal likes and dislikes during an NAACP town hall that drew a crowd of onlookers and fans.