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12.02.22

Stabenow, Peters Applaud CDC’s $90 Million Federal Investment in Michigan’s Public Health Workforce & Infrastructure

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcement that they will provide over $90 million in federal funding to strengthen and expand Michigan's public health workforce, capacity and data systems. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will receive $81,900,324 and the Detroit Health Department will receive $9,248,900 through the CDC's Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and… Continue Reading


12.02.22

Stabenow, Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Great Lakes Authority to Spur Economic Growth, Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today introduced the Great Lakes Authority Act of 2022. The bill would create the Great Lakes Authority, a federal-state partnership to encourage economic growth and community development in the Great Lakes region. The Great Lakes Authority would serve Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, and parts of Illinois. "We need to make sure Michigan and other Great Lakes States have the resources and funding to promote ec… Continue Reading


11.30.22

Stabenow, Peters Introduce Judge Jonathan J.C. Grey in Senate Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today introduced Judge Jonathan J.C. Grey to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for a hearing considering his nomination to be the U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Judge Grey was nominated by President Biden on September 2. A video of the hearing can be found here. In her introduction, Senator Debbie Stabenow said, "I can think of no better place for Judge Grey to continue to serve the people of Michig… Continue Reading


11.29.22

Stabenow Statement on the Respect for Marriage Act

WASHINGTON-Senator Stabenow released this statement following the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in the U.S. Senate. "The Respect for Marriage Act will guarantee marriage equality for all Americans and ensure that families are protected no matter where they live or travel. If a marriage is recognized in Michigan, then it should be recognized in Mississippi and Montana too. I'm proud that the Senate took a stand for equality and love today." ###… Continue Reading


11.23.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $600,000 to Support and Train Beginning Farmers in Northern Michigan

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award the Grand Traverse Conservation District $695,617 to create the Great Lakes Incubator Farm project. These funds come from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. Grand Traverse Conservation District's Great Lakes Incubator F… Continue Reading


11.16.22

Stabenow, Peters Applauded Over $8 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Michigan Technological University

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today applauded the U.S. Department of Energy's award to Michigan Technological University $8,137,783 to develop and advance critical technologies and processes needed to recycle and reuse electric vehicle batteries. This federal investment comes from the bipartisan infrastructure law that Peters and Stabenow helped enact a year ago. "Michigan workers are the best in the world and Michigan Tech is home to some of the brightest en… Continue Reading


11.10.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $500,000 for Rural Communities Across Michigan

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced $572,050 to support rural communities across Michigan. These funds come from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program, secured by Senator Stabenow in the 2018 Farm Bill. "Our local officials and public service workers work hard every day to make our communities better, safer places to live. Th… Continue Reading


10.31.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce $165 Million in Federal Funding to Increase Access to Capital and Spur Economic Growth in Michigan

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $165 million in federal funding to spur investment and economic growth in low-income and rural communities in Michigan. Michigan Community Capital in Lansing will receive $60 million, Cinnaire New Markets in Lansing will receive $55 million, and Invest Detroit will receive $50 million. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) and … Continue Reading


10.27.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $1 Million for Michigan Fruit and Vegetable Growers

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced that Michigan will receive $1,228,934 in federal funding to support Michigan specialty crop growers who produce fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, hops, nursery plants, and flowers. The federal funding flows from resources provided by Congress to help in pandemic recovery and rebuilding. "Michigan leads the nation in the production of many fruits and v… Continue Reading


10.27.22

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $59 Million to Expand High-Speed Internet to Rural Communities Across Michigan

WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $59,028,776 to expand high-speed internet access to rural communities across Michigan. These funds were made possible by the USDA's Rural Development Broadband ReConnect Program. Senator Stabenow secured the infusion of funding through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. "High speed… Continue Reading


10.26.22

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Over $54 Million to Buy New Electric Buses for Michigan’s Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $54,060,000 to Michigan schools to purchase electric buses. These awards are administered through the EPA's Clean School Bus Program. This funding comes from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which Senators Stabenow and Peters helped pass in November 2021. "Electric school buses will make a big difference for schools across Michigan. This… Continue Reading


10.20.22

Senator Stabenow on Fox News: “We are fully funding mental health and addiction services as health care in the community”

VIDEO DOWNLOAD HERE WASHINGTON-Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) joined Fox News' Bret Baier for a sit down conversation on her transformational mental health initiative that expanded nationwide this week. Senator Stabenow and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) announced that states across the country will now be able to join their successful initiative to fully fund high quality mental health and addiction services through Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. To learn more about the program, c… Continue Reading


10.18.22

Senators Stabenow and Blunt, with the Biden-Harris Administration, Announce Nationwide Expansion of Mental Health and Addiction Services

WASHINGTON-Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, announced that states across the country will now be able to join Senator Stabenow's and Senator Blunt's successful initiative to fully-fund high quality mental health and addiction services through Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. Up until now, the majority of services have been provided … Continue Reading


10.14.22

Stabenow, Peters Applaud $5 Million in Federal Funding to Replace Lead Pipes in Detroit

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today applauded the news that the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department will receive a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace lead pipes in the city. The funding comes from the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act. "Michigan knows all too well the dangers of lead pipes," said Senator Stabenow. "This critical investment will help remove and replace lead pipe… Continue Reading


10.13.22

Stabenow, Peters Announce Historic $1.5 Billion Investment to Fix Michigan’s Roads and Bridges

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that Michigan will receive $1,567,824,375 from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to fix crumbling roads and bridges across the state. The total funding will come through 11 formula programs that will rebuild our roads and bridges, reduce carbon emissions, and improve safety. The Act was signed into law on November 15, 2021. "Thanks to the leadership of President Biden and his partnership with Congress, we are… Continue Reading


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

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