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02.05.21

Senator Stabenow Announces Over $19 Million in Funding for New Mental Health and Addiction Services in Detroit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow today announced that five Michigan community behavioral health organizations in Detroit have been selected as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. These clinics will receive a total of $19,931,557 in new funding to meet the growing need for mental health and addiction services. These clinics join 18 other certified clinics already providing critical behavioral health services across Michigan. To date, Senator Stabenow has secured over… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Senator Stabenow to Chair Senate Agriculture Committee, Announces Majority Committee Members

WASHINGTON - As Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry for the 117th Congress, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) announced the majority members of the committee. "I am honored to once again serve as Chairwoman of the Committee at such an important time, and I'm ready to get to work," said Chairwoman Stabenow. "I'm pleased to be joined by 10 colleagues on the majority side, including our new members Senators Booker, Luján, and Warnock. I look … Continue Reading


02.02.21

Senator Stabenow Joins Environment and Public Works Committee in the U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow will join the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, an important committee assignment for Michigan. Senator Stabenow has worked closely with this committee, which impacts many high-priority issues for Michigan including the Great Lakes, fisheries, wildlife, water quality, transportation and other infrastructure. The committee oversees the Army Corps of Engineers and has a key role in addressing the threat of Asian carp, dredging and wat… Continue Reading


01.28.21

Senators Stabenow, Peters and Governor Whitmer Applaud President Biden’s Actions to Reopen Health Insurance Marketplace

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Governor Gretchen Whitmer welcomed the announcement by President Biden that he will use his executive authority to reopen the federal marketplace selling Affordable Care Act health plans. During the COVID-19 crisis, millions of Americans have lost their health insurance. The open enrollment period for 2021 insurance coverage ended on December 15, 2020. President Biden's executive order reopens the sign-up period and provides pe… Continue Reading


01.25.21

Senator Stabenow on President Biden’s Buy American Executive Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Debbie Stabenow released the following statement on President Biden's Buy American Executive Order that reflects key components of her Buy American Agenda to strengthen American manufacturing and support American workers. The President's executive order provides more transparency around federal purchasing and increases American-made content requirements for products purchased by federal agencies to qualify as "Made in America." This is based on Senator Stabenow's 2… Continue Reading


01.20.21

Senator Debbie Stabenow on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

Washington, D.C. - Senator Debbie Stabenow released this statement following the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "It was such an honor to witness history today as President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office. The peaceful transfer of power is at the core of American democracy. Despite the events of these past weeks, today's ceremony affirmed that the fabric of our country is strong. I intend to do everything in my power to help the … Continue Reading


01.19.21

Peters, Stabenow Announce $2.5 Million Federal Grant to Address Rural Hospital Staffing Shortages in Michigan

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) today announced a $2.5 million federal grant to the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to address staffing shortages at rural hospitals across the state. The funding - awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor - will help hospitals in rural communities throughout the state hire local workers for open staff positions. Peters and Stabenow both sent letters to the Department of Labor last month, supporti… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 21 Michigan Students from Southeast Michigan to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 21 Michigan students from Southeast Michigan for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service,"… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 2 Michigan Students from Upper Peninsula to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 2 Michigan students from the Upper Peninsula for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service," said Senator Stabenow. "Having demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in and out of the classroom, I am confident t… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 3 Michigan Students from Mid-Michigan to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 3 Michigan students from Mid-Michigan for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service," said Senator Stabenow. "Having demonstrated a strong commitment to… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 4 Michigan Students from Bay, Midland, and Shiawassee Counties to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 4 Michigan students from Bay, Midland, and Shiawassee counties for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, and the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service," said Senator Stabenow. "Having demonstrate… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 4 Michigan Students from Northern Michigan to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 4 Michigan students from Northern Michigan for admission at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service," said Senator Stabenow. "Having demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in and out of the classroom, I am confident they will represent Michigan and our country well." … Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Stabenow Nominates 11 Michigan Students from West Michigan to Military Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated 11 Michigan students from West Michigan for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. "Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service," said… Continue Reading


01.19.21

Senator Debbie Stabenow on Dr. Janet Yellen’s Senate Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Debbie Stabenow, a senior member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, released this statement following the committee's hearing on Dr. Janet Yellen's nomination to be Secretary of the Treasury. "This year has brought so much hardship to American families. It is clear from the hearing today that Dr. Yellen understands the severity of this crisis and is extremely qualified to lead our incoming President's plan to get Americans back to work. It is very important … Continue Reading


01.18.21

Stabenow, Peters Accepting Applications from Candidates Interested in Nomination for Federal Judgeship, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal in Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As the Biden Administration begins, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced they are accepting applications from qualified persons interested in nomination for federal judge, United States Attorney or United States Marshal in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Interested candidates should request an application by emailing judicialnominations@stabenow.senate.gov. The deadline to submit an application for U.S. District Court in the Eastern or W… Continue Reading


01.13.21

Senator Debbie Stabenow Statement on the Impeachment of Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow released this statement following the U.S. House of Representatives vote to impeach President Donald Trump. "Last week, our nation experienced a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol inspired and encouraged by the current President of the United States. Our country cannot heal and move forward without accountability and justice. When the article of impeachment comes before the Senate, I intend to support removing Donald Trump from office." … Continue Reading


01.13.21

Senator Debbie Stabenow on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

Washington, D.C. - Senator Debbie Stabenow released this statement following the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "It was such an honor to witness history today as President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office. The peaceful transfer of power is at the core of American democracy. Despite the events of these past weeks, today's ceremony affirmed that the fabric of our country is strong. I intend to do everything in my power to help the … Continue Reading


01.07.21

Senator Debbie Stabenow on Congress Certifying the Electoral College Votes, Affirming Joe Biden as the Next President and Kamala Harris as the Next Vice President

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow released this statement following the Joint Session of Congress that certified the Electoral College votes. "A day that began with a brazen and dangerous attack on our democracy has ended with a sign of its endurance: Congress returned to work and validated the election of Joe Biden as our next president and Kamala Harris as our next vice president. Michigan's votes were counted and voices were heard. I am grateful to law enforcement officers who keep us safe ev… Continue Reading


01.05.21

Senator Stabenow on Meeting with Governor Jennifer Granholm, Biden’s Selection for Energy Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, senior member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, released this statement following her meeting with Governor Jennifer Granholm, President-elect Biden's selection for Secretary of Energy. A photo of the virtual meeting can be found here. "I had a great discussion with Governor Granholm about how Michigan's manufacturers can help our country transition to a clean energy economy. Michigan put the world on wheels and continue… Continue Reading


01.05.21

Stabenow, Peters, Dingell Applaud $9.95 Million Federal Grant to Help Advance UM’s Automated Vehicle Research

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today applauded a $9,950,098 federal grant awarded to the University of Michigan for self-driving technology vehicle research and development. The funding - awarded through the Department of Transportation - will supporting ongoing projects led by the University to install vehicle and infrastructure technology across Ann Arbor intersections. This will enhance research around vehic… Continue Reading

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