U.S. House, Michigan - 08

Dan Kildee

Protect vulnerable U.S. House Member
Former county commissioner
Leader on efforts to protect clean water
Dan Kildee

Representative Dan Kildee is running for a sixth term representing Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. Prior to serving in Congress, he served as president of the Center for Community Progress, an organization devoted to reducing urban vacancy, as well as on the Flint Board of Education, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners and as Genesee County Treasurer. Kildee co-sponsored H.R.601, the Permanent Repeal of Oil Subsidies Act, as well as legislation to help stop the spread of invasive species in the Great Lakes. He favors enhanced safeguards to protect our clean air and water and supports renewable energy advancements that will create thousands of jobs. Kildee has been a leader on issues relating to the Great Lakes and cleaning up toxic PFAS chemicals. He is a co-chair of the Congressional PFAS Task Force and has introduced legislation to protect firefighters from PFAS and clean up PFAS at military bases, as well as remove lead from water. Three of his bills were also included in the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis report: the Driving America Forward Act which would expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits; the National Land Bank Network Act which would set up a network to provide resources, technical assistance and grants for land banks; and the Water Justice Act which would invest in communities and schools to test for and remove contaminants in water. Representative Kildee has earned an impressive 97% lifetime score on LCV's National Environmental Scorecard.


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