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09.30.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Nearly $1 Million in Funding to Expand Mental Health and Addiction Services at LifeWays

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced nearly $1,000,000 to expand mental health and addiction services at LifeWays in Jackson. This funding builds on Senator Stabenow's effort to transform the way we fund mental health and addiction treatment in America through her signature Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Lifeways will receive $998,990 in funding (per year for four years) to continue and expand services in Jackson. Since 2018, Michigan has received … Continue Reading


09.30.22

Senator Stabenow Announces $1 Million in Funding to Expand Mental Health and Addiction Services at West Michigan Community Health

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced $1,000,000 to expand mental health and addiction services at West Michigan Community Health. This funding builds on Senator Stabenow's effort to transform the way we fund mental health and addiction treatment in America through her signature Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. West Michigan Community Mental Health will receive $1,000,000 in funding (per year for four years) to continue and expand services in Ludington. … Continue Reading


09.30.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $500,000 in Funding to Expand Mental Health and Addiction Services at Genesee Health System

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced $518,523 to expand mental health and addiction services at Genesee Health System. This funding builds on Senator Stabenow's effort to transform the way we fund mental health and addiction treatment in America through her signature Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Genesee Health System will receive $518,523 in funding (per year for four years) to continue and expand services in Flint. Since 2018, Michigan has recei… Continue Reading


09.30.22

Senator Stabenow Announces $5 Million in Funding to Expand Mental Health and Addiction Services in West Michigan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced $5,000,000 to expand mental health and addiction services at five locations in communities across West Michigan. This funding builds on Senator Stabenow's effort to transform the way we fund mental health and addiction treatment in America through her signature Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Since 2018, Michigan has received over $151 million in grant funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. "B… Continue Reading


09.30.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Nearly $9 Million in Funding to Expand Mental Health and Addiction Services in Southeast Michigan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced nearly $9,000,000 to expand mental health and addiction services at nine locations in communities across Southeast Michigan. This funding builds on Senator Stabenow's effort to transform the way we fund mental health and addiction treatment in America through her signature Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Since 2018, Michigan has received over $151 million in grant funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Cli… Continue Reading


09.29.22

Senators Stabenow, Daines Lead Effort to Expand Mental Health Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care, and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care, introduced five bills as part of the Finance Committee's bipartisan mental health initiative. The bills will expand the mental health workforce to make it easier for Americans to get mental health and substance use disorder care when they need it. Senator Bob Menend… Continue Reading


09.27.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $16,000 in Federal Support for Bay Mills Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced that Bay Mills Township will receive a $15,900 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program - and will help the township replace segments of its fire hose that are outdated. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities,"… Continue Reading


09.23.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $143,000 in Federal Support for Freeport Rural Fire Association

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced that the Freeport Rural Fire Association will receive a $142,857 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program - and will enable the Association to replace all of its existing self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA) that will soon become obsolete. "Our firefighters p… Continue Reading


09.23.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $466,000 in Federal Support for Belleville Fire Department

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced that the City of Belleville will receive a $466,666 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program - and will help the city purchase a new fire engine to replace its current engine, which is outdated. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, … Continue Reading


09.22.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Federal Support for Grand Rapids Fire Department

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Grand Rapids Fire Department will receive $2,862,128 to hire 8 new firefighters. This funding comes from the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources will help the Grand Rapids Fire Depar… Continue Reading


09.22.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Federal Support for Dearborn and Romulus Fire Departments

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Dearborn and Romulus Fire Departments will receive $5,329,029 to retain and recruit new staff. This funding comes from the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. Dearborn will receive $3,780,230 to hire 12 new firefighters. Romulus will receive $1,548,799 to hire 6 new firefighters. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line… Continue Reading


09.21.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $2 Million for Michigan Fruit and Vegetable Growers

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced that Michigan will receive $2,153,501 in federal funding to support Michigan specialty crop growers who produce fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, hops, nursery plants, and flowers. "Michigan leads the nation in the production of many fruits and vegetables and is one of the top states in agricultural diversity. Our fruits, vegetables and nursery crops are n… Continue Reading


09.15.22

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Support for Tittabawassee Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that Tittabawassee Township Fire Department will receive $97,207 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to purchase to replace self-contained breathing apparatuses. This equipment is used by fire firefighters to breath clean air when they are in a substandard breathing environment. The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) pr… Continue Reading


09.15.22

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Support for Solon Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that Solon Township Fire Department will receive $40,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to get a new breathing air compressor. The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resourc… Continue Reading


09.15.22

Senators Stabenow, Young Introduce Bipartisan Early Pell Promise Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Todd Young (R-IN) today introduced bipartisan legislation to help make sure that students who work hard to get into college can enroll regardless of their financial circumstances. Under current law, students only find out how much financial aid they will receive right before attending college. The Early Pell Promise Act provides more financial certainty for families by pre-qualifying certain students for full Pell Grant support starting… Continue Reading


09.15.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Historic Investment to Replace I-375 and Reconnect Communities in Detroit

DETROIT - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will grant the Michigan Department of Transportation $104,657,051 to reconnect the neighborhoods destroyed by I-375 in Detroit. When I-375 was built, it destroyed the Black neighborhoods of Black Bottom and Paradise Valley and displaced thousands of people, churches, and small businesses. This investment from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, championed by Senators Stabeno… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $739,000 in Federal Support for Southeast Michigan Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the cities of Dearborn, Auburn Hills, Ann Arbor, Madison Heights, Grosse Pointe Farms, Flat Rock, and the National Carbon Monoxide Awareness Association in Bloomfield Hills will receive federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve operations and safety. The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) progra… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce $15,000 in Federal Support for Argentine Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that Argentine Township will receive a $15,005 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program - and will help the township implement a program to promote fire safety and offer free smoke alarm installations to local residents. "Our firefighters put their lives on th… Continue Reading


09.14.22

Stabenow Statement on President Biden’s Visit to Detroit Auto Show

WASHINGTON-Senator Debbie Stabenow released the following statement in advance of President Joe Biden's visit to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Senator Stabenow will be traveling with the President to the show tomorrow: "I'm excited to welcome President Biden back to Michigan to see the incredible talent and innovation Michigan has to offer. Michigan workers are the best in the world, and there's nothing more American than ensuring that our products and technologies a… Continue Reading


09.13.22

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Support for Northern Michigan Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that Mason County Rural Fire Authority and Denton Township Fire Departments will receive $340,243 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve operations and safety. The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. Mason County Rural Fire Authority will receive $247,100 to purchase new turn out gear. Denton Townshi… Continue Reading

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