Senator Stabenow Attends Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce Annual CelebrationFriday, January 15, 2016
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow attended the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration on January 15. Senator Stabenow spoke at the Chairman’s Reception about economic development in the region and highlighted the role of local industries, businesses, and community members.
Last month, Senator Stabenow, Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, secured funding for the Great Lakes in the federal end-of-the-year spending bill. The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act provides significant funding for the Great Lakes, including $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and $1.25 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. Additionally, it strengthens Army Corp authority to stop Asian carp.
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