Senator Debbie Stabenow's Public Statements

Office: U.S. Senate (MI) - Sr, Democratic
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3/20/18 Tweet - "Wishing "Michigan farmers and ag leaders a Happy National #AgDay!" 3/20/18 Letter to the Hon. Linda McMahon, Small Business Administration - Stabenow, Peters Call on Small Business Administration to Take Action on State Request for Disaster Declaration in Flood-Damaged Communities 3/15/18 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Alexander, and the Hon. Patty Murray - Take Action On Legislation To Fund Gun Violence Research At CDC 3/15/18 Tweet - "Bees are essential to a healthy ecosystem -- it is imperative that we protect them. It's great that our beekeepers in Detroit are helping to sustain the bee population while inspiring small businesses to sell products from their very own hives!" 3/14/18 Tweet - "I stand with students in Michigan and across the country who are speaking out against gun violence #NotOneMore" 3/13/18 Stabenow, Peters Announce Support for Development of Trail Loop around Belle Isle Park 3/13/18 Tweet - "Betsy DeVos was asked whether or not her policies helped Michigan schools. Her response was "I don't know." She then admitted she hasn't visited struggling schools to check. Her indifference isn't a surprise to Michigan. Students deserve better!" 3/12/18 Tweet - "We have to make sure illnesses above the neck are treated the same as illnesses below the neck. I'm working with @RoyBlunt to expand our Excellence in Mental Health Act so that every community has the resources they need to treat mental health & addiction" 3/12/18 Letter to the Hon. David J. Shulkin, Secretary of VA - Hold Health Net Accountable For "Poor Performance' 3/12/18 Tweet - "Michigan students have been hurt by policies pushed by Betsy DeVos over the years. That's why I strongly opposed her appointment for Secretary of Education. Our children deserve better!!" 3/09/18 Tweet - "So proud of these Michigan students for taking a stand against violence and honoring the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting." 3/09/18 Tweet - "Legislation to strengthen community-based banks and member-owned credit unions is before the Senate next week. I am a staunch supporter of Dodd-Frank, and have been a leader in stopping the deregulation of the big banks that caused the financial crisis." 3/08/18 Tweet - "I'm very concerned that Chinese companies are spending billions of dollars to buy up American energy sources. Today, the Energy Committee approved my amendment to ensure foreign investments in our energy sector don't harm our national security, our economy, or our manufacturers." 3/08/18 Letter to the Hon Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies and the Senate Appropriations Committee, and the Hon Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies and the Senate Appropriations Committee - Senator Cantwell, Colleagues Call for Increased Investment in Student Health, Safety 3/08/18 Tweet - "International Women's Day is a celebration of the past, present & future. We thank the women that fought for the rights we have today, we recognize the women who advocate for women's rights every day and we #PressForProgress so one day we can achieve real equality!" 3/08/18 Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on USDA Inspector General Report on Forest Service Misconduct 3/08/18 Tweet - "In Michigan, one million people still lack high-speed internet. This means high school students can't do their homework and small businesses can't sell their goods." 3/07/18 Tweet - "Today, we are hearing from young people and parents whose energy, urgency and passion are making change possible in the fight against gun violence. Watch their powerful testimony live here ->" 3/06/18 Letter to Arthur Elkins, Inspector General - Rep. Dan Kildee, Senators Stabenow and Peters Ask EPA Inspector General for Update on Flint Investigation 3/05/18 Tweet - "We need ONE MORE VOTE in the Senate to prevent slow download speeds. Please speak out today to protect #NetNeutrality!" 3/05/18 Senator Hatch and Bipartisan Senators Introduce Critical School Safety Legislation 3/05/18 Letter to the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and the Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education - Advocate for Resources to Combat Opioid Crisis in Foster Care System 3/03/18 Tweet - "By 2025, the skills gap will cause us to have 2 million empty manufacturing jobs, waiting to be filled. My New Skills for New Jobs Agenda will help close that gap." 3/01/18 Tweet - "People in Michigan and across the country rely on a free and open internet. We have 56 legislative days to get #OneMoreVote in the Senate to #SaveTheInternet and protect #NetNeutrality! Please join me in speaking out!" 3/01/18 Letter to Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator - Oppose Changes That Would Undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) 2/28/18 Tweet - "Internet access isn't a luxury for people in Michigan -- it's a necessity. I joined @SenGaryPeters to introduce a resolution to reinstate #NetNeutrality. We just need #OneMoreVote to save the internet! " 2/28/18 Letter to Steven J. Peterson, Acting Administrator of the Farm Service Agency - Stabenow, Grassley Press USDA on Farm Payments to Deceased Farmers 2/28/18 Stabenow, Peters Introduce Resolution to Reinstate Net Neutrality 2/27/18 Tweet - "Bill Northey will be a strong leader for Michigan farmers at @USDA. I worked across the aisle to support his nomination & I look forward to working with him to strengthen Michigan ag -- our 2nd largest industry!" 2/27/18 Tweet - "If we can get just #OneMoreVote, we can overturn the FCC's decision to repeal the Open Internet order and #SaveTheInternet #NetNeutrality" 2/27/18 Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on Northey Confirmation 2/26/18 Tweet - "Whether you're headed to college or not, there are many ways to get training for a good-paying job in Michigan! A key part of my New Skills for New Jobs Agenda helps schools hire more career counselors so we can better connect students with jobs" 2/25/18 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Support of US-Canada-Mexico United Bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup 2/23/18 Stabenow, Peters Urge Congress to Provide Funding for Critical Water Contamination Study 2/22/18 Tweet - "It was so powerful to hear the Parkland students and parents who spoke yesterday at the White House. I absolutely agree that Congress needs to take action now to keep our children safe and stop gun violence." 2/21/18 Letter to the President - Blunt, Van Hollen, and 42 Senators Urge Support of US-Canada-Mexico United Bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup 2/20/18 Letter to the Honorable Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - Include Israel in Global Entry Program 2/20/18 Tweet - "We need to lift up and support existing partnerships that work with our community colleges, skilled trades and local businesses -- this is how we strengthen the future of our workforce in Michigan." 2/20/18 Letter to the Hon. Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security - Cortez Masto Calls on DHS to Include Israel in Global Entry Program 2/16/18 Letter to the Hon. Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior - Postpone Development Of Management Plans For Bears Ears & Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments 2/15/18 U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen Lead Colleagues to Introduce Legislation to Expand Funding to Help States and Tribal Communities Fight the Opioid Epidemic 2/15/18 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Stabenow, Hearing on State of the CFTC: Examining Pending Rules, Cryptocurrency Regulation, and Cross-Border Agreements 2/15/18 In Wake of Nassar Scandal, Peters, Cornyn & Stabenow Introduce Legislation to Hold Universities Accountable for Sexual Abuse 2/15/18 Broader Options for Americans Act 2/14/18 Letter to the Honorable Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services - End Unlawful Attacks on Women's Health Care 2/14/18 Senator Stabenow Hosts Michigan Veteran to Share Perspective on the Importance of the Farmer Veterans Programs in the Farm Bill 2/12/18 Ranking Member Stabenow Statement on Trump Administration Budget Cuts to Agriculture and Rural America 2/12/18 Stabenow Statement on Cuts to Great Lakes Funding in President Trump's Budget Proposal 2/08/18 Stabenow Leads Effort to Provide Relief for Michigan Dairy Farmers 2/08/18 Stabenow: Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to Improve Dairy Safety Net

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