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Congressman Dave Trott

Representing the 11th District of Michigan

Press Releases

June 27, 2017 Press Release
Legislation facilitates educational and career opportunities for returning servicemen and women
Our nation’s servicemen and women put their lives on the line every day to protect ours. Upon returning home, we must ensure they have the ability to easily transition back into civilian life, whether they return to continue their education or to utilize skills refined on the battlefield to begin a successful career.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
Trott Presents Emily Prokop with Congressional Award Gold Medal
Emily is the embodiment of what makes Southeast Michigan’s youth so exemplary. Her outstanding service to her community and her initiative and drive to help those in need, makes me so hopeful for not only the future of Southeast Michigan, but our entire nation.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
After years of work, the President signed into law the largest VA reform legislation in years, a law that holds bad actors accountable and protects the whistleblowers that expose them. Having put their lives on the line to protect our nation, today, we kept our promise to our veterans in ensuring these heroes receive the care they need.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
I implore the Administration to release the critical Brandon Road study, which they have previously delayed. This study is critical to learning how we can best prevent this invasive species from decimating our Great Lakes ecosystem. Now nine miles from Lake Michigan - we cannot afford to wait.
June 13, 2017 Press Release
After years of working alongside my colleagues, I supported the largest VA reform legislation in years, legislation that holds bad actors accountable and protects the whistleblowers that expose them.
June 8, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Trott’s HOME Act enables Habitat chapters to receive donated home appraisals, services

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Dave Trott (MI-11) issued the following statement after the Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act, legislation he introduced to ensure Habitat for Humanity affiliates and other similar organizations can continue to receive donated appraisals on the homes they build, passed the U.S.

June 7, 2017 Press Release
Trott, Dingell lead over 30 Members in letter to Secretary of State Tillerson urging him to push back - using any avenue - against Canada’s OPG proposed nuclear waste repository
I, Rep. Debbie Dingell, and many other concerned Members from the Great Lakes region, implored Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to do everything in his power - diplomatic and legal - to protect our Great Lakes. Inaction is too high a price to pay.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
Whether it was the Ottoman Empire’s cold, coordinated campaign to exterminate the Armenian population, or Erdogan’s thugs beating up people outside the United Nations, kicking peaceful protestors in the head in Washington, or shutting down free speech and journalists in Turkey, Erdogan and his high-priced lobbyists have continually tried to rewrite history. We need to call them out and hold them accountable for who they really are – thugs.
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May 25, 2017 Press Release
In an effort to restore confidence in the people’s elected officials, I am working with my Democratic colleague in introducing this commonsense legislation that requires Members of the House of Representatives to take annual ethics training, ensuring representatives remain accountable to the people they represent.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Nathan Adkins of Commerce Twp. awarded Best in Show
This year, I am proud to recognize one of the many young artists in Michigan’s 11th district by announcing Nathan Adkins of Commerce Township as this year’s Best in Show winner. His artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol, where Members of Congress, staff, and thousands of visitors will have the opportunity to admire his marvelous work every day.

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