“We congratulate U.S. Representative Dale Kildee on his much deserved retirement. He has had a distinguished career in public service with unparalleled accomplishments.

“For 36 years, he has been a significant force in Michigan and the nation, working tirelessly for his constituency. He has been a longtime partner to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, working with us on many key initiatives that have had a tremendous positive impact on our community.

“We wish him continued success for the next 18 months and the best of luck on his impending retirement.”