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09.02.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $300,000 in Support for West Michigan Fire Departments

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Grand Rapids Fire Department will receive $284,322 and the Benton Harbor Fire Department will receive $23,809 in federal funding for fire prevention and safety. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Fire Prevention and Safety Grant (FP&S) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new res… Continue Reading


09.02.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $40,000 in Support for Southeast Michigan Fire Departments

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Hamtramck Fire Department will receive $14,667 and the Rochester Fire Department will receive $25,238 in federal funding for fire prevention and safety. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Fire Prevention and Safety Grant (FP&S) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources w… Continue Reading


09.02.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $24,000 in Support for the Stanton Township Volunteer Fire Department

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Stanton Township Volunteer Fire Department will receive $24,642 in federal funding for fire prevention and safety. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Fire Prevention and Safety Grant (FP&S) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources will help keep the public safe and give… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $100,000 in Support for Saginaw, Bay and Midland County Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Buena Vista Charter Township Fire Department will receive $66,667 and the Bay City Fire Department will receive $41,318 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. Jerome Township Hall will receive $6,800 for fire prevention and safety. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program and Fire… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $100,000 in Support for Deerfield Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Deerfield Fire Department will receive $104,834 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources will hel… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $200,000 in Support for Ahmeek Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Ahmeek Fire Department will receive $213,942 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources will help k… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $500,000 in Support for Fredonia Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Fredonia Township Fire Department will receive $554,419 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources … Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $700,000 in Support for Fire Departments in Southeast Michigan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that fire departments in Southeast Michigan will receive $737,272 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Superior Township Fire Department will receive $205,745. Orion Township Fire Department will receive $126,664. Applegate Volunteer Fire… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $100,000 in Support for Niles Township Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Niles Township Fire Department will receive $109,267 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters in Niles put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new reso… Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $7.7 Million in Funding for Genesee and Saginaw County Airports

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced $7,771,550 in federal funding has been awarded to two Genesee and Saginaw County airports. Bishop International Airport in Flint will receive $1,185,989 and MBS International Airport near Saginaw will receive $6,585,561. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation and is supplemented through the historic American Rescue Plan that Peters and Stabenow helped enact earlier this year. It will allow the … Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $5.2 Million in Funding for West Michigan Airports

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced $5,288,605 in federal funding has been awarded to two airports in West Michigan. Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids will receive $4,882,136 and Muskegon County Airport will receive $406,469. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation and is supplemented through the historic American Rescue Plan that Peters and Stabenow helped enact earlier this year. It will allow the airports to … Continue Reading


08.27.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $3 Million in Funding for Pellston Regional Airport

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced $2,958,460 in federal funding has been awarded to the Pellston Regional Airport in Emmet County. This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation and is supplemented through the historic American Rescue Plan that Peters and Stabenow helped enact earlier this year. It will allow the airport to repair and upgrade its critical infrastructure, including its runways and tarmac where aircraft are parked, board… Continue Reading


08.25.21

Senator Stabenow, U.S. Department of Agriculture Announce Dairy Donation Program

WASHINGTON-Senator Debbie Stabenow joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Michigan Milk Producers Association, and Food Council of Michigan to announce the establishment of a $400 million Dairy Donation Program. Under the program, eligible dairy organizations will partner with nonprofit food assistance organizations that distribute food to individuals and families in need. Those partnerships may apply for and receive reimbursements to cover some expenses related to eligible dairy … Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $120,000 in Support for the Ogemaw County EMS Authority

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Ogemaw County EMS Authority will receive $121,462 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. This federal grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters in Ogemaw County put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new… Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $40,000 in Support for the Alpena Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Alpena Fire Department will receive $43,810 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. This federal grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters in Alpena put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources wi… Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $300,000 in Support for Fire Departments In Southeast Michigan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $280,236 in federal funding for fire departments in Southeast Michigan. The Luna Pier Fire Department will receive $66,426 to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. The Detroit Fire Department will receive $213,810 for fire prevention and safety. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program and Fire Prevention and … Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $110,000 in Support for Fire Departments In Northern Michigan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Beaver Creek Fire Department will receive $17,621 and the Manistee Fire Department will receive $93,333 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. These federal funds come from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. "Our firefighters in Northern Michigan put their lives on the line to protect our families, … Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $700,000 in Support for the Adrian Fire Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Adrian Fire Department will receive $697,373 in federal funding to improve operations and safety for firefighters and personnel. This federal grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program "Our firefighters in Adrian put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These new resources wi… Continue Reading


08.20.21

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $800,000 in Support for West Michigan Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $874,865 in federal funding to support West Michigan fire departments. The Saugatuck Township Fire District is receiving an operations and safety grant for $38,371. The Marshall Fire Department will receive $836,494 to hire new staff. This federal grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFE… Continue Reading


08.19.21

Stabenow, Peters, Brown Urge Taiwan to Continue Efforts to Address Ongoing Semiconductor Chip Shortage Affecting Auto Workers, Manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI), Gary Peters (MI), and Sherrod Brown (OH) urged the Taiwanese government to continue working to mitigate the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage that has impacted American auto manufacturers, causing plants to idle and resulting in layoffs for workers throughout the auto industry's supply chain. In their letter to Taiwan's representative to the U.S. Bi-khim Hsiao, the senators thanked Taiwan for working to address the global chip shortage, wh… Continue Reading

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