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  • Congresswoman RashidaTlaib Calls for Release of All Hostages and Palestinian Political Prisoners

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Nov 30, 2023

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement on H. Res. 793: "Every innocent civilian should be released and reunited with their family, no matter their faith or ethnicity. I will continue to call for the release of all hostages, as well as the innocent Palestinians who were arbitrarily detained and being held by the Israeli government indefinitely without charge or trial. "On average, 500-700 children are detained by Israeli forces every year....

  • Black history is American history

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Feb 23, 2023

    Across the country, radical right-wing elected officials are trying to whitewash American history and ban Black history from being taught in our classrooms -- including by banning books. This is fascist white supremacy. In the past few years, efforts in 44 states have tried to limit education about race and systemic inequity. Florida has been a hotbed for this censorship as the Governor recently tried to block a new AP African American Studies course from being taught in the classroom. On the...

  • FEMA Disaster Relief Deadline is Approaching

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Aug 26, 2021

    Dear Neighbor, I'm writing to remind you that time is running out to apply for FEMA disaster relief for the floods that ravaged our communities. The deadline is Monday, Sept. 13, 2021-less than three weeks away! Over $43 million in assistance has already been approved! Wayne County residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties should apply for assistance by registering online at or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585...

  • Expiring COVID-19 Forbearance Relief for FHA Borrowers

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Jun 17, 2021

    Hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt across our communities as well as our economy. Currently, there are well over 300,000 Federal Housing Administration (FHA) borrowers who are at least 90-days delinquent on their mortgage and in danger of losing their home to foreclosure. To assist FHA borrowers with keeping their homes in 13th District Strong, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and I are kindly asking for your help: please join in...

  • Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Statement on Wednesday's Attack on Capitol and Attempted Coup

    Rashida Tlaib Congresswoman|Jan 7, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib released the following statement regarding Wednesday's violent attack on the United States Capitol and attempted coup by Trump supporters and white supremacists: "On Wednesday, Trump supporters and white supremacists attacked the United States Capitol in what can only be described as an insurrection and a coup attempt. This was an attack on our government to keep Donald Trump in power, directly encouraged by the impeached President and his closest a...