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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. 

April 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-7) unveiled the Automatic BOOST to Communities (ABC) Act, legislation to immediately provide a $2,000 payment using BOOST debit cards to every person in America as critical relief during the COVID-19 crisis, followed by $1,000 recurring monthly payments for one year after the end of the crisi

April 15, 2020 Press Release

SPRINGFIELD, MA – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Department of Treasury announced that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will automatically receive the economic impact payments authorized by the CARES Act and will not have to file a simplified tax return to access those funds:


April 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The Social Security Administration announced today that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will automatically receive their Economic Impact Payments directly to their bank accounts through direct deposit, Direct Express debit card, or by paper check, just as they would normally receive their SSI benefits.