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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Michigan Newsletter for Sunday August 25, 2019 ( 7 items )  

Dingell, Komen Foundation Leaders Tour Dearborn Breast Cancer Center, Discuss Lowering Breast Cancer Screening Costs
DEARBORN, Michigan, Aug. 21 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) joined leaders of the Komen Foundation Detroit Chapter for a tour and discussion at the Beaumont Dearborn Breast Cancer Center. The tour gave Dingell and Komen Foundation leaders the opportunity to discuss and witness first hand efforts underway to ensure screenings and mammograms are made accessible and affordable to all women. The tour of the Breast Ca  more

Dingell, State Reps & Senator Hear Community Concerns on PFAS
YPSILANTI, Michigan, Aug. 21 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Representative Donna Lasinksi, Yousef Rabhi, Ronnie Peterson, and State Senator Jeff Irwin held a town hall event to discuss PFAS contamination and federal, state, and local efforts to clean up the hazardous substances and set one standard. The elected officials were joined by Brian Steglitz, city of Ann Arbor water treatment plant manager. A link the   more

In Detroit, Stabenow, Peters Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Renew, Expand Funding for the Great Lakes
DETROIT, Michigan, Aug. 22 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) today announced their bipartisan legislation to renew and expand funding for the Great Lakes at a press conference on Belle Isle. The Senators were joined by Marie McCormick, Executive Director of Friends of the Rouge, Anne Brasie, Executive Director of the Clinton River Watershed Council, and David Howell, Chairman of Friends of the Detr  more

In Saginaw, Senator Stabenow Announces Bipartisan Legislation to Renew and Expand Funding for the Great Lakes
SAGINAW, Michigan, Aug. 23 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today announced bipartisan legislation to renew and expand funding for the Great Lakes at a press conference in the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw. Stabenow was joined by Rich Bowman, Director of Working Lands of The Nature Conservancy in Michigan, David Lossing, Chair of the Shiawassee River Water Trail Coalition, and Nikki Ghorpade, Government   more

Rep. Schakowsky Issues Statement on Israel Denying Entry To Two Colleagues
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois, senior chief deputy whip issued the following statement regarding Israel denying the entry to two of her colleagues - Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, and Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota: "It is because of my lifelong support for Israel I am so angered by Prime Minister Netanyahu's shortsighted decision to deny two duly elected members of Congress entry to Israel. "Blocking entry of critics of the government is fundamentally counter to the democr  more

Sen. Peters Presses FDA on Rising Cost of Drugs and Efforts to Combat Drug Shortages
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is pressing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for information on how drug shortages and pricing practices affect patients, hospitals, and consumers in Michigan and across the country. Peters is seeking i  more

Sens. Stabenow, Peters Raise Concerns Unreliable Technology is Affecting Farm Bill Implementation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to investigate whether Information Technology (IT) changes at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) were improving or i  more