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02.27.23

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Funding for Terminal Improvements at Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be awarding Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport $6,000,000 in federal funding to replace more than 100 passenger loading bridges that have reached the end of their useful life. This funding is from the Airport Terminal Program. Senators Stabenow and Peters secured these funds in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. "Having reliable … Continue Reading


02.27.23

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Funding for Terminal Improvements at Hillsdale Municipal Airport

HILLSDALE, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be awarding Hillsdale Municipal Airport $2,500,000 in federal funding to build a new terminal. The new terminal will be more accessible, ADA compliant, and energy efficient. This funding is from the Airport Terminal Program. Senators Stabenow and Peters secured these funds in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. "Having reliable and saf… Continue Reading


02.23.23

Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Over $21 Million for Oak Park Community

OAK PARK, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding the Michigan Department of Transportation $21,704,970 to reconstruct a walking bridge over Interstate 696 that connects a Jewish neighborhood in Oak Park. Interstate 696 divides the community in Oak Park into two halves, and many residents rely on the walking bridge to get to where they need to go. The current walking bridge is over 40 … Continue Reading


02.22.23

Stabenow, Peters, Dingell Welcome $3 Million Federal Grant for the University of Michigan’s Center for Connected and Automated Transportation

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today welcomed $3 million in federal funding for the University of Michigan Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) to help advance research in connected infrastructure and autonomous vehicles. The funding is awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Center program and made possible through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law the law… Continue Reading


02.21.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $8 Million in Federal Grants for Gun Violence Prevention and Crisis Intervention Programs in Michigan

DETROIT, MI - U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) today announced $7,945,884 in federal funding for the state of Michigan to help combat gun violence and enhance behavioral health and crisis care programs. The funding, through the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act the senators helped enact into law last year, will be made available through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program. "Gun violence has shattered families and communities in M… Continue Reading


02.14.23

Senator Stabenow Statement on Shooting at Michigan State University

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) released?the following?statement on the shooting at Michigan State University: "Once again, gun violence has touched a Michigan community. "I am grieving for my fellow Spartans today - for the lives lost, the injured, and all of the students, parents, MSU employees, and local residents who will be living with fear for a long time to come. I am grateful too for the first responders who put their own lives on the line to keep people safe. "Spartans a… Continue Reading


02.13.23

Stabenow, Peters Applaud Over $37 Million in Federal Grants to Address PFAS in Drinking Water in Michigan

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today applauded the news that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making $37,348,000 in federal grants available to Michigan to address PFAS in drinking water. The funding is provided by the EPA's Emerging Contaminants in Small or Disadvantaged Communities (EC-SDC) Grant Program - which was created through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law - and will help mitigate… Continue Reading


02.07.23

Senator Stabenow Announces Bob Sheehan, Community Mental Health Association Chief Executive Officer, as her State of the Union Guest

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced that her guest for the 2023 State of the Union address will be Bob Sheehan, the CEO of Community Mental Health Association of Michigan. Sheehan leads important work educating and advocating for mental health, addiction, and disability support services for people in Michigan. Last year, Senator Stabenow led the passage of the transformational initiative to fully-fund high quality mental health and addiction services through Cert… Continue Reading


02.03.23

Stabenow, Peters, James Lead Michigan Delegation in Continued Bipartisan, Bicameral Push for New Fighter Mission at Selfridge Air National Guard Base

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) and U.S. Representative John James (MI-10) led the Michigan delegation today to continue urging Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to replace Selfridge's A-10 mission with a new, long-term fighter mission. In their letter, the lawmakers stressed how a new mission is essential to the ongoing sustainability of Selfridge, a cost-effective opportunity for the Air Force, and critical for America's defense strategy. In addition to the lett… Continue Reading


02.02.23

Stabenow, Peters Applaud $31 Million in Federal Grants for Southeast Michigan Communities to Support Road Safety Projects to Prevent Deaths and Serious Injuries

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today applauded more than $31 million in federal grants for Southeast Michigan communities to improve roadway safety. The funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program, is made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law. The Safe Streets and Roads for All program funds regional and local road safety projects and … Continue Reading


02.02.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce Over $1 Million in Federal Grants for West and Southwest Michigan Communities to Develop Safety Plans to Prevent Roadway Deaths and Serious Injuries

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced more than $1 million in federal grants for West and Southwest Michigan communities to improve roadway safety by developing comprehensive safety action plans. The funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program is made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law. The Safe Streets and Roads for All pro… Continue Reading


02.02.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce $168,000 in Federal Grants for Lansing to Develop Safety Plans to Prevent Roadway Deaths and Serious Injuries

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $168,000 in federal grants for the City of Lansing to improve roadway safety by developing comprehensive safety action plans. The funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program is made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law. The Safe Streets and Roads for All program funds regional and local ro… Continue Reading


02.02.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce $259,384 in Federal Grants for Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to Develop Safety Plans to Prevent Roadway Deaths and Serious Injuries

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced $259,384 in federal grants for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to improve roadway safety by developing comprehensive safety action plans. The funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program is made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law. The Safe Streets and Roads for All program funds regiona… Continue Reading


02.02.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce $412,000 in Federal Grants for Genesee County to Develop Safety Action Plans to Prevent Roadway Deaths and Serious Injuries

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) ) today announced $412,000 in federal grants for Genesee County to improve roadway safety by developing comprehensive safety action plans. The funding, awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program, is made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law that Stabenow and Peters helped enact into law. The Safe Streets and Roads for All program funds regional and local roa… Continue Reading


01.26.23

Stabenow, Peters Announce $6.6 Million in Federal Funding to Help Purchase New Beaver Island Ferry

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been awarded $6,628,285 in federal funding to help purchase a new passenger ferry to provide transportation between Beaver Island and Charlevoix. The grant funding is through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Ferry Service Rural Communities Program, which was established by the 2022 bipartisan infrastructure law that Peters and Stabenow … Continue Reading


01.20.23

Senator Stabenow Nominates Two Michigan Students from Flint and Essexville to Military Academies

LANSING - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated two Michigan students from Flint and Essexville for admission at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY 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 demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in and out of the classroom, I am confid… Continue Reading


01.20.23

Senator Stabenow Nominates Student from Upper Peninsula to Military Academy

LANSING - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated Mackenzie Primeau from Iron Mountain 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 Mackenzie will represent Michigan and our country well." Students seeki… Continue Reading


01.20.23

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

LANSING - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated three Michigan students from Northern 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 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 demonstrated a strong commitment to e… Continue Reading


01.20.23

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

LANSING - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated two Michigan students from Mid-Michigan 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 they will repre… Continue Reading


01.20.23

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

LANSING - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced today that she has nominated six 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 Senator … Continue Reading

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