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Dan Gilbert, Debbie Stabenow, William Moldwin up for Southwest Solutions honors

Southwest Solutions announced Tuesday it will honor notable community members during its annual Celebration of Impact fundraiser next month. The Detroit nonprofit's 2022 Honorees of Impact include businessman Dan Gilbert, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, and William Moldwin, one of the founders of Southwest Solutions. “It truly takes a village...
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Sen. Debbie Stabenow: “We are in, really, an epic battle right now”

Overnight, U.S. Senators held debates and introduced amendments to President Biden’s signature Inflation Reduction Act. With senators expected to vote along party lines, Democrats will need all 49 Democrats and 1 Independent to approve the measure. “We are in, really, an epic battle right now,” says U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). “With big pharma and big oil, standing with the Republicans who are working hard to protect their profits, doing everything they can to slow down our efforts on this legislation.” The Inflation Reduction Act includes billions of federal dollars for climate change initiatives and reducing the cost of prescription drugs. “In the end, when all this is done, I think the American people will have won,” says Stabenow. “In this bill, we have a monthly cap on insulin at $35.”Aug. 7, 2022.
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Sen. Debbie Stabenow discusses the CHIPS Act

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CHIPS and Science Act by a 243-187 vote, with 24 Republicans supporting the bill. The legislation provides over $50 billion for semiconductor manufacturing and research, as well as money for regional technology hubs. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 64-33 earlier this week and will now head to President Biden’s desk, where he is expected to sign it into law.

Stateside Podcast: Debbie Stabenow on the future of universal school meals

Federal waivers that have allowed schools to feed all students for free throughout the pandemic will expire this month. The waivers allowed school meal programs to operate year-round through the U.S. Department of Agriculture summer meals program. All students were eligible regardless of their families income, and the program gave schools about 90 cents extra each meal than what they get under the regular lunch program, according to Education Week.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow blasted for boasting about pricey electric car, dismissing surging gas prices

A Michigan senator is facing backlash after boasting about the benefit of skipping the pumps in her pricey electric vehicle — which go for more than $56,000 on average — while everyday Americans struggle to pay record-high gas prices. Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow made the eyebrow-raising comments during a Senate Finance Committee hearing Tuesday while explaining how she was able to breeze past gas stations en route to Washington, DC. “I drove it from Michigan to here this last weekend and went by every single gas station and it didn’t matter how high it was,” she said. Surging gas prices have...
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U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Holds Meeting at MSU for 2023 Farm Bill

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow held a hearting at Michigan State University Friday on the 2023 farm bill. “Our most recent Farm Bill passed with the strongest bipartisan support ever,” said Senator Stabenow. “Senator Boozman and I continued that strong bipartisan tradition today at this first field hearing. We heard from farmers and others impacted by the Farm Bill about how we can strengthen this important legislation, grow our economy, and meet serious new challenges facing our country. Michigan is second in the nation for our diversity of crops and home to our Great Lakes, forests and diverse communities of all sizes. Today’s witnesses and those submitting testimony provided important and insightful input as we begin the process of writing a new bill. I look forward to joining Senator Boozman for a field hearing in Arkansas to hear from stakeholders in his home state.”

Sen. Debbie Stabenow among those confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson to U.S. Supreme Court

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) - Over four days of Senate hearings last month, Ketanji Brown Jackson spoke of her parents struggles through racial segregation and says her path was clearer than theirs as a black American after the enactment of civil rights laws. Now, she's officially been confirmed as the third Black Supreme Court Justice, the seventh woman, and the first Black woman to hold the distinguished position.

MI Senators Gary Peters, Debbie Stabenow Release Statements Following State of the Union Address

Michigan Senators Gary Peters, D-MI, and Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, have released statements following President Biden’s first State of the Union Address Tuesday night. “Tonight, President Biden laid out how our nation has made remarkable progress since he took office over a year ago,” said Senator Peters. “With our Democratic majority in the Senate, we’ve been able to pass comprehensive relief to help overcome this pandemic – legislation to fix our roads and bridges, expand access to high-speed internet and protect the Great Lakes – and expand access to quality, affordable health care.”

Sen. Debbie Stabenow announces millions of dollars to go to the Soo Locks

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - On Wednesday, two months after getting the president’s signature, Senator Debbie Stabenow praised the bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. “This has been talked about for years and years and years, but we were able to come together and get it done,” said Stabenow. “And so I want to make sure every single dollar possible comes to your community {and} comes to Michigan.”

US Senator Debbie Stabenow discusses Build Back Better Plan

RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- You may have heard of the Build Back Better legislation currently being discussed in Congress, but what does it entail, and how will it impact our country and local communities? If you are interested in learning more, tune into the latest episode of AARP Real Possibilities. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow joins Paula D. Cunningham to detail the goals of the Build Back Better bill and plans to lower the price of prescription drugs. She also details ways the public can voice their concerns to Senators and local legislators.

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Trade war aid overpaid corn and wheat, shorted soy, cotton, sorghum. Stabenow backs a near-doubling of USDA stewardship funding. Earth Day vote is set for ‘Growing Climate Solutions’ bill. April 21, 2021. Voluntary mitigation is agriculture’s preference on climate change. By Chuck Abbott, January 28, 2021. With...