Congresswoman Kilpatrick
Applauds Announcement
of Federal Partnership with DDOT
Congresswoman Kilpatrick joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and state and local leaders in announcing the federal government’s partnership with the Detroit Department of Transportation on the Woodward Light Rail Project.

Welcome to my online office!

It is an honor to represent Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. I believe that I represent you best when there is ongoing communication taking place between you and me. This Web site is available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I hope you will take time to explore it. This site provides you with an opportunity to share your views with me, obtain information about issues and legislation that affect you, your family, and your community, and learn about the federal items—such as Social Security and veterans benefits, military academy appointments, and flag requests—with which I can help you.

I hope this site also serves as a resource to you. You can find contact information for federal agencies and each of the cities in the 13th Congressional District, research federal job and grant opportunities, and identify landmarks and other places of interest in the Washington, DC area. There is also an area that provides my youngest constituents with an opportunity to learn about the federal government.

Government is most effective when people are informed and involved. I value your ideas and insight, so please feel free to contact me and let me know what’s on your mind. (Addresses and contact information for my offices in the 13th Congressional District and Washington, DC are provided here. By working together, we can create positive change in our community and build a stronger 13th Congressional District, a stronger Michigan, and a stronger America.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Congresswoman Kilpatrick's Statement Regarding Draft Legislation for Physical Education Funding

“As a former public school teacher, I have been a long-time advocate and supporter of K-12 financial literacy, nutrition, and physical education initiatives. I am drafting language for legislation that would provide full funding for K-12 physical education programs. Regu...

Monday, August 02, 2010

Congresswoman Kilpatrick Issues Statement on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Announcement of the Woodward Light Rail Project

“Today U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a partnership with the federal government and the Detroit Department of Transportation for the nine-mile rail project down Woodward Avenue,” said Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13). “I am pleased to h...

Friday, July 16, 2010

Congresswoman Kilpatrick Issues Statement in Response to Inquiry about Federal Appropriations Secured for Karmanos Cancer Institute

Detroit, MI — A key reason why I chose to become a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense is because this subcommittee funds over 80% of all of the federal research into the cure and treatment for all diseases—cancer, diabetes, he...

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