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May 1, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI- Today, Representatives Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), and Andy Levin (MI-09) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requesting information on the department’s plan for increasing testing capabilities across the United States.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In March, Committee Democrats led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, released the Financial Protections and Assistance for America’s Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act (H.R.

April 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), joined by Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

April 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) led 42 of their colleagues in urging Congressional leadership to include strong worker safety guidance and standards in future coronavirus response legislation. 

April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement on the U.S. House’s vote on an interim COVID-19 relief package:


April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Yesterday, Congressmembers Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-05), and Ilhan Omar (MN-05) sent two letters cosigned by 18 of their colleagues to federal financial regulators and three big banks calling on them all to address banking disparit

April 22, 2020 Press Release

DETROIT - As the Federal Reserve hires BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, to oversee some of its programs designed to stabilize the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Representatives Jesύs “Chuy” García (IL-04) and  Ayanna Pressley (MA-07)  sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell to demand accountabili

April 21, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Andy Levin and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib today led a letter signed by Reps. Dan Kildee, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, Elissa Slotkin and Haley Stevens asking FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor to designate efforts to ensure access to clean water and basic sanitization as eligible for FEMA assistance funding.

A section of the letter reads:

April 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Agriculture Committee Vice Chair Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, cosigned by 72 members of the House of Representatives, urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to immediately extend COVID-19 waivers for WIC and child nutrition programs and to provide add

April 17, 2020 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – Congresswomen Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) pressed Beaumont Health to reopen Wayne Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, and asked questions regarding this decision and Beaumont’s plans for other facilities in Southeast Michigan. 


In The News

October 23, 2019 In The News


Rep. Rashida Tlaib wants some answers.

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.