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  • Senators Stabenow and Wicker Lead Bipartisan Group of 60 Senators Urging Support for Community Health Centers

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roger Wicker (R-MS), along with 58 other Senators, urged support for community health centers, which could have their funding cut by nearly 70 percent in September. In a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chairman Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), the bipartisan group of 60 Senators requested continued funding from the appropriators, explaining that the potential mandatory cuts at the end of this fiscal year could result in site closures and prevent millions of people in high-need communities from accessing cost-effective, primary care services.
    Monday, Mar 30, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Urge Full Funding for Selfridge Air National Guard Base’s A-10 Program

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today urged Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Ranking Member Dick Durbin (D-IL) to fully fund the A-10 program, which is located at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Senators Stabenow and Peters highlighted the importance of the A-10 fleet in military combat and requested a suitable alternative be found before a decision is made to retire the fighter jets.
    Monday, Mar 30, 2015 Read More
  • Senator Stabenow Statement on Senator Harry Reid Retirement Announcement

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today issued the following statement regarding Senator Harry Reid's (D-NV) announcement that he will not be seeking re-election in 2016.
    Friday, Mar 27, 2015 Read More
  • Senator Stabenow Applauds Selection of Michigan State University for Grant to Prevent Childhood Obesity

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, today applauded the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement that Michigan State University (MSU) has been selected to roll out a new childhood obesity intervention program. Sen. Stabenow has led the effort to increase access to fresh and nutritious foods and help combat childhood obesity, which will keep our children healthy and our country strong.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in Saginaw Bay Watershed

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $2,558,853 to reduce nutrient runoff and soil erosion in Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding will be used to help farmers implement conservation practices on 10,000 acres of cropland in the Saginaw Bay watershed.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in West Michigan

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $1,356,970 to three projects in West Michigan to improve water quality and protect natural habitats in the region. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding will be used to improve water quality and remove pollutants in Tamarack Creek and Bear Lake and restore wetlands and floodplains along the Macatawa River. Both of these waterways flow into Lake Michigan.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in Northern Michigan

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $729,840 to improve water quality in Kids Creek, an impaired stream in the Grand Traverse Bay connected to Lake Michigan. This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding will be used to help Kids Creek get off the Michigan EPA's Impaired Waters List, which is a list of waters that are too polluted or degraded to meet water quality standards.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in Southeast Michigan to Reduce Algae Blooms in Lake Erie

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $745,000 to help farmers reduce sediment runoff and nutrient loss and lessen the amount of phosphorus that runs into the River Raisin, which connects to Lake Erie. This funding comes through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and will help reduce algae blooms in Lake Erie.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Peters Applaud Great Lakes Investment in Upper Peninsula

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $330,403 to reduce pollution and improve water quality in two rivers near Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding will be used to ensure healthy stream banks and natural habitats along the Salmon-Trout and Dead Rivers, which run into Lake Superior.
    Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Collins, Markey, Capito Introduce Bipartisan HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help combat Alzheimer's disease and support those suffering or caring for a family member with this devastating illness. The Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act would provide Alzheimer's patients and their families with much-needed information about the disease and possible treatment options. The bill does this by creating a new care management planning session for newly diagnosed Alzheimer's patients under Medicare. Sens. Stabenow, Collins, Markey and Capito worked closely with the Alzheimer's Association, the world's leading voluntary health organization for Alzheimer's care, support and research, on the bill.
    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 Read More

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