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President Obama Signs Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act Into Law


Senator Stabenow's Excellence in Mental Act is one of the most significant steps forward in community mental health funding in decades.

2014 Farm Bill Signed in East Lansing

President Obama, other leaders travel to Michigan State University to celebrate the signing of this bill that reforms agriculture, creates jobs and saves taxpayers $23 billion.

  • Agriculture Chairwoman Stabenow Applauds USDA Investment in Michigan State University Research Programs

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture's announcement of $381,847 to be invested in Michigan State University pest management programs. This funding comes through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Crop Protection and Pest Management program, which supports projects that address high priority pest management challenges though coordinated efforts with state and regional partners.
    Friday, Oct 24, 2014 Read More
  • Stabenow, Levin Applaud Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding for Western Lake Erie Basin

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today applauded the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative announcement to allocate $807,000 to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to fight harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes. This funding, which is part of a larger national investment to protect the Western Lake Erie Basin, will be used to expand conservation assistance incentives for farmers, improve how scientists measure phosphorus levels in Lake Erie, and help Great Lakes monitoring and forecasting capabilities to ensure our drinking water is safe.
    Monday, Oct 20, 2014 Read More
  • Stabenow, Levin Call for a Delay of Increase in Electric Bills for Upper Peninsula Families, Small Businesses

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to delay electric rate increases for families and businesses in the Upper Peninsula and act on the complaint filed by the Michigan Public Service Commission about these unjust and unreasonable rate hikes. The Upper Peninsula would have to pay nearly $100 million annually to operate the Presque Isle Power Plant, if the proposed electric rate increases are approved by FERC. This increase is scheduled to take place after December 1 and is the result of a regulatory decision made by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to force consumers in the Upper Peninsula to pay for 99 percent of the Presque Isle Power Plant's operating costs. This decision by NERC upended an earlier federal finding that UP customers should be responsible for just 14 percent of the power plant's operating costs. FERC shares oversight responsibilities and has a mandate to consider utility cost allocation issues. The Senators called for a moratorium on this decision while the agency considers the Michigan Public Service Commission's complaint that these rate increases are not just and reasonable. The letter also encourages the agency to work with local stakeholders on a long-term solution to the UP's power issues.
    Friday, Oct 17, 2014 Read More
  • Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Michigan Sea Grant Funding to Help Protect Great Lakes Communities

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced $471,161 for the Michigan Sea Grant program to secure projects that help build and foster resilient coastal Great Lakes communities. This funding is a portion of a $15.9 million grant announced though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Sea Grant program.
    Friday, Oct 10, 2014 Read More
  • Senator Stabenow Statement on Asian Carp eDNA Found in the Kalamazoo River

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow today made the following statement regarding the Asian carp eDNA that was recently found in the Kalamazoo River: "I am extremely concerned that Asian carp eDNA was found in any part of the Great Lakes and its tributaries. The Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service need to take immediate steps and conduct further testing to ensure that Asian carp have not spread to the Kalamazoo River. Time is running out to stop Asian carp from devastating our Great Lakes and the thousands of jobs that depend on them. Today's news is another reason why we need to permanently close the barrier between the Chicago Waterway System and the Great Lakes."  
    Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 Read More

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