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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Michigan Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 46 items )  

5G Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote America's Wireless Leadership
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI), along with fellow Co-Chairs of the Congressional 5G Caucus, Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Susan Brooks (R-IN), yesterday introduced the bipartisan Promoting U.S. Wireless Leadership Act of 2019 (H.R. 4463) to promote U.S. competitiveness in international wireless standards-setting bodies. This bill reflects the need for a unified approach to pushing back against int  more

5G Caucus Co-chairs Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote America's Wireless Leadership
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI), along with fellow Co-Chairs of the Congressional 5G Caucus, Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and Susan Brooks (R-IN), yesterday introduced the bipartisan Promoting U.S. Wireless Leadership Act of 2019 (H.R. 4463) to promote U.S. competitiveness in international wireless standards-setting bodies. This bill reflects the need for a unified approach to pushing back against   more

As Universal Postal Union Negotiations Continue, Peters & Klobuchar Press Administration to Protect Voting Rights for Active Duty Servicemembers, Americans Living Overseas
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, issued the following news release: U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee, today urged the Trump Administration to protect the voting rights of servicemembers and other Americans living overseas in case of any   more

Chairwoman Stevens Issues Statement at Hearing on Artificial Intelligence, Future of Work
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- The House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee on Research and Technology issued the following statement by Chairwoman Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, at a hearing entitled "Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work": "Good afternoon, welcome and thank you to our witnesses for joining us here today, I'm looking forward to hearing your testimony. Thank you for your flexibility with the late start today. I'd like to take a moment to offer my deepest sympathies to Maj  more

DPCC Co-Chair Dingell: The American People Need The Facts
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, co-chairman of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, appeared on MSNBC Live to discuss how House Democrats are working For the People to protect American jobs and clean up corruption in Washington. "I think we really have to look at a number of things. I think, quite frankly, everybo  more

Four Trump Nominees, Including Deputy Under Secretary of Treasury, Confirmed by Senate
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of four individuals for positions in the Trump Administration on Sept. 24: Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury. Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu. Daniel Habib Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor  more

GAO Issues Report on Use of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Process
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the status of regulatory changes governing the use of the lowest price technically acceptable process. The report (GAO-19-691) is titled "Federal Contracting: Information on Agencies' Use of the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Process". The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-  more

GAO Issues Report on VA Allocation, Monitoring of Funding
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the Veterans Health Administration's processes for allocating general purpose and specific purpose funds to its Veterans Integrated Service Networks and medical centers. The report (GAO-19-670) is titled "Veterans Health Care: VA Needs to Improve Its Allocation and Monitoring of Funding". The report was sent to Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, ranking member of the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight  more

Peters Urges President Trump to Take 'All Appropriate' Action to Advocate for Release of Michigander Paul Whelan From Russia
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Peters Calls on President to Direct new National Security Advisor to Work on Securing Release of Whelan, Who Has been Imprisoned in Moscow since December 2018 * * * U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) is urging President Donald J. Trump to take action to secure the release of Michigander Paul Whelan, who was arrested by Russia in December 2018 and imprisoned since then without evidence brought forward.  more

Peterson, Stauber Introduce Bill to Return Wolves to State Management
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minnesota, issued the following news release: Representatives Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. and Pete Stauber, R-Minn. today introduced the Gray Wolf State Management Act of 2019 that would return management of the Western Great Lakes gray wolves to state control in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Management of these gray wolves was transferred from the state to the federal level following two 2014 U.S. District Court decisions that reinstate  more

Ranking Member Stabenow Further Questions USDA Relocation After Critical Research Delayed
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, issued the following news release: * * * - Despite assurances from the Trump Administration that the relocation of ERS and NIFA would not affect the missions of the agencies, lack of capacity has delayed economic reports and research grants * * * Today, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agricultur  more

Rep. Andy Levin Advocates for and Votes to Pass PRO Act in Education & Labor Committee
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Andy Levin, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congressman Andy Levin, a longtime union organizer and vice chair of the Education and Labor Committee, today helped to pass landmark labor law reform out of committee. Congressman Levin rebutted attacks against and advocated for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, the most comprehensive legislation in recent history to strengthen workers' right to organize and bargain for higher wages, better be  more

Rep. Dan Kildee Announces New Federal Grant to Help People Enroll in Affordable Health Care Coverage
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Daniel Kildee, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - $92,988 Grant Will Boost Genesee Health Plan's Efforts to Enroll Uninsured Mid-Michigan Residents in Health Plans * * * Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, today announced that Genesee Health Plan (GHP) received a $92,988 grant to help mid-Michigan residents gain access to health care coverage. The Navigator Cooperative Agreement Award from the Cent  more

Rep. Dingell Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Against President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following statement regarding an impeachment inquiry against President Trump: "I remain deeply concerned about the division in this country that I fear could harm the roots of our democracy. We are a divided country, but we can never be divided on the rule of law. "We learned the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community had determined this was a credible, urgent whistleblower report that was a real threat to our nationa  more

Rep. Dingell Stands in Solidarity With UAW Workers on Strike
ROMULUS, Michigan, Sept. 23 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: As the UAW Strike stretches into the eighth day, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) visited picket lines at GM plants in Belleville, Ypsilanti, and Romulus. Photos of Dingell's visits are available here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vsf3g4uxsgr53pv/AAAsSWJDBnDm7R7Hre1PrXuYa?dl=0 "Standing in solidarity with workers at all GM sites in my district," said Dingell. "Hardworking men and women are worr  more

Rep. Dingell's Bipartisan Legislation to Address PFAS Contamination Clears Key Hurdle
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Today, bipartisan legislation to address PFAS contamination by Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) cleared a key hurdle by passing the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "PFAS is a clear threat to human health and our environment," said Dingell. "It's critical we work together to address contamination. "Our bipartisan bills lists all PFAS as the ha  more

Rep. Dingell: Expand Social Security Caucus Chairs Urge Vote on Social Security 2100 Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Today, the Expand Social Security Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01), Raul M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Terri Sewell (AL-07), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), and Conor Lamb (PA-17), sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly urging a vote on H.R. 860, the Social Security 2100 Act, in the House of Representatives before the Thanksgiving recess. "As demonstrated by this letter and by the legislation's 210  more

Rep. Huizenga Issues Remarks on Launching of Upward Academy at Tyson's Processing Facility in Zeeland
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, issued the following remarks on the launching of the Upward Academy at Tyson's processing facility in Zeeland: This is the 50th launch of the workforce training program across the nation. The program will help employees move past entry level positions by equipping them with additional skills to advance their career. Huizenga said: "Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the launch of the 50th Upward Academy at the Tyson Foods Plant in my  more

Rep. Huizenga Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Against President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Michigan, issued the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry: "I believe the IG report should be made available to both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees and I look forward to reviewing the transcript of President Trump's call with the President of Ukraine "Calling for an impeachment inquiry before fully grasping what was discussed isn't in defense of the Constitution, it's m  more

Rep. Joyce Named Co-Chair of Great Lakes Task Force
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: This week, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) was elected by his colleagues as Co-Chair of the House Great Lakes Task Force. A bipartisan working group that aims to enhance the economic and environmental health of the Great Lakes region, the Task Force is also Co-Chaired by Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), Bill Huizenga (MI-2) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12). "A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, I have never been shy abo  more

Rep. Lawrence and Governor Whitmer Announce $9.7 Million Grant Award for the City of Detroit to Address Lead-Based Hazards
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announce a $9.7 million grant to the City of Detroit from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH). OLHCHH provides funds to state and local governments for the development of cost-effective ways to reduce lead-based paint hazards. The office also enforces  more

Rep. Lawrence Issues Statement on Allegations Involving President Trump, Call With Ukrainian President
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, issued the following statement regarding the allegations involving President Trump and his call with the president of Ukraine: "I find it unacceptable that the President of the United States would seek the assistance of a foreign government to benefit his re-election. After repeatedly denying that he would gladly have Russia and other actors aid his election in 2016, the President admitted on national television that he asked a foreign l  more

Rep. Levin Bill to Assist Political Prisoners in Burma Passes House
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Andy Levin, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bill authored by Congressman Andy Levin, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, that would provide assistance to political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Burma. The Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act is the first stand-alone bill authored by Congressman Levin to pass the full House. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Congressman Le  more

Rep. Levin Issues Statement on Overtime Rule
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Andy Levin, D-Michigan, issued the following statement: Following the Trump Administration's failure to support workers by issuing a new rule that sets the overtime pay salary threshold at a meager $35,568, Education and Labor Committee Vice Chair Andy Levin made the following statement: "Trump's new overtime pay rule is an insult to working people. "Unfortunately, this new rule is consistent with the President's repeated attacks against working people and his fa  more

Rep. Mitchell Issues Statement on House Passage of H.Res. 576
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Michigan, issued the following statement after voting in favor of H. Res. 576, which passed the House without opposition: "Our actions here in Congress should be based on a full evaluation of facts, not hearsay, media reporting, or incomplete information. "That's why I voted today to support the law that requires transmission of the full whistleblower complaint to the relevant committees in Congress - a task the Administration fulfilled earlier thi  more

Rep. Moolenaar Statement on Speaker Pelosi's Impeachment Announcement
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that the House of Representatives will pursue an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. She announced the inquiry before the release of a transcript of a phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The transcript showed, contrary to media reports and the claims of Democrats in Congress, that U.S. military aid to Uk  more

Rep. Slotkin Issues Statement on Whistleblower Complaint
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Michigan, issued the following statement regarding the whistleblower complaint released to Congress, alleging President Trump pressured a foreign leader to investigate a domestic political opponent, in violation of his oath of office: Slotkin is a former CIA analyst and senior Pentagon official, who helped stand up the first-ever Office of the Director of National Intelligence, established after the 9/11 attacks. On Monday, Slotkin was joined by si  more

Rep. Slotkin Shows Support for UAW Workers on Strike at Lake Orion GM Plant
LAKE ORION, Michigan, Sept. 23 -- Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) visited UAW Local 5960 members on strike at the Orion Assembly in Lake Orion, one of two GM plants in Michigan's 8th congressional district. Throughout the strike, Slotkin has voiced her support for UAW members, lifting up workers' desires for fair wages, job stability, and strong healthcare, underscoring her hope for a quick and fair resolution; and sharing th  more

Rep. Stevens Applauds House Passage of the SAFE Banking Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: This week, the U.S House of Representatives passed landmark bipartisan legislation to reform federal cannabis laws and reduce the public safety risk in communities across the country. H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act of 2019 (SAFE Banking Act) passed by a vote of 321 to 103. The bill allows marijuana-related businesses in states with some form of legalized marijuana and strict regulatory str  more

Rep. Stevens Issues Statement on Reports of President Trump Abuse of Power
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following statement on the reports of President Trump's abuse of power: "Over the last several days, I have been deeply alarmed by reports of serious abuse of power by President Trump. The President is alleged to have used the power of his office to pressure a foreign head of state for his own personal political gain. Furthermore, the Director of National Intelligence continues to illegally withhold information about this matter  more

Rep. Stevens Issues Statement on Resolution Calling on Russian to Provide Evidence of Wrongdoing or Release Michigan Resident
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Michigan, issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance a resolution (H.Res. 552) calling on the Russian Federation to provide evidence of wrongdoing or else release Paul Whelan, a resident of Michigan's 11th Congressional District: "The Foreign Affairs Committee moved quickly and unanimously to advance this important resolution and this is a good thing. "For months, we have asked for the Russian governm  more

Rep. Tlaib Issues Statement on Impeachment Proceedings of President Trump
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Michigan, issued the following statement regarding the House moving with an impeachment proceedings of President Trump: "From the first day of this session, I've called to uphold our nation's law of the land, our United States Constitution. This means impeaching the President for his criminal and impeachable offenses. "I made this decision early on because the continued lawlessness and king-like activity out of the White House endangers our democra  more

Rep. Upton Issues Statement on Provision of $1 Million to Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, issued the following statement after the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that $1 million will be provided to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to look at the relationship by PFAS exposure and certain health outcomes in Parchment and Cooper Township, Michigan: "This funding from the CDC will help expand the knowledge and understanding of the effects that PFAS has on our health - an important step as we co  more

Rep. Upton Requests Information From CDC as Biggest EEE Outbreak in Decade Hits Michigan
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * Three Michigan residents have died and four others have been sickened by the mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis * * * Following reports that three Michigan residents have died from the mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph sent a letter to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention requesting information to learn more about the CDC's ef  more

Rep. Upton's Office Accepting Applications for U.S. Service Academy Nominations
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Upton's office to host Academy Day event on Saturday, October 19 * * * U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, announced today that his office is accepting applications for nominations to a U.S. service academy. Students interested in applying for a nomination have until 5 PM on November 1, 2019. Upton's office is also hosting an Academy Day event on Saturday, October 19 at Western Michigan Universit  more

Rep. Walberg Issues Statement at Hearing on Democrats' Socialist Drug Pricing Scheme
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Michigan, ranking Republican member of the House Education and Labor subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, issued the following opening statement at a hearing on the Democrats' socialized drug pricing scheme (H.R. 3): "There's no question that health care costs are at the top of the minds for many Americans, and the cost of prescription drugs are a concern for workers and families. According to a recent report on medicine use and spe  more

Reps. Walden, Upton Issue Statement on Pipeline Safety Rules
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, ranking Republican member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following joint statement with Rep. Fred Upton, R-Michigan, ranking Republican member of the Subcommittee on Energy, applauding the announcement of pipeline safety rules from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration: "We welcome these important and long overdue pipeline safety rules addressing Congressional mandates from the Pipeline Safety Act o  more

Sen. Peters Announces $1 Million in Federal Funding for PFAS Study in Western Michigan
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Peters Supported State Application for Funds to Conduct PFAS Study in Parchment/Cooper Township & North Kent County * * * U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today announced a $1 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to conduct a PFAS health study examining contaminated sites in western Michigan. The gran  more

Sen. Peters Applauds Tariff Decision to Protect Michigan Cherry Growers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Michigan Cherry Growers Have Been Devastated by Unfair Trade Practices - Peters Introduced Bipartisan Bill to Self-Initiate Trade Investigations to Protect Small and Medium-Sized Industries * * * U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today applauded a preliminary decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to institute tariffs against Turkish tart cherry exporters, which has used unfair tr  more

Sen. Peters Delivers Remarks on Combatting Domestic Terrorism and White Supremacist Violence
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, helped convene the committee's first ever hearing on domestic terrorism with a focus on countering white supremacist violence. At the hearing, Peters discussed how hateful ideologies like white supremacy have motivated deadly domestic terror attacks in recent years, and how the federal governme  more

Sen. Peters Delivers Remarks on Combatting Domestic Terrorism and White Supremacist Violence
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 -- 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 (MI), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, helped convene the committee's first ever hearing on domestic terrorism with a focus on countering white supremacist violence. At the hearing, Peters discussed how hateful ideologies like white suprema  more

Sen. Peters Issues Statement at Hearing on Countering Domestic Terrorism
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee issued the following statement by Ranking Member Gary Peters, D-Michigan, at a hearing entitled "Countering Domestic Terrorism: Examining the Evolving Threat": "I am grateful to the Chairman that today, for the first time, this Committee is holding a hearing that gives us the opportunity to focus on white supremacist violence, a form of terror that is older than the nation itself. "Since September 11, 2001,  more

Sen. Peters Presses for Answers on Ukraine Aid Delay Following Whistleblower Complaint
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, issued the following news release: * * * - Peters Warns of Possible Chilling Effect on Whistleblowers Government-Wide * * * U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, is seeking answers from the Trump Administration following reports and disclosures in a whistleblower complain  more

Sen. Stabenow Issues Statement at Hearing on Livestock, Poultry Sectors
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, issued the following opening statement at a hearing entitled "Perspectives on the Livestock and Poultry Sectors": "We all know that farming is the riskiest business there is. From unexpected weather and market conditions, to destructive pests and diseases - these challenges can have devastating effects on farm families. "We have seen bomb cyclones, wi  more

Sen. Stabenow: Senators Urge Trump Administration to Withdraw Proposal to Take Away Food Assistance From Millions of Americans
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 -- Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, issued the following news release: * * * - Proposed rule would take food from children and families, bypass the intent of Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill * * * Today, 15 Senators raised serious concerns about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) proposed rule to eliminate categorical eligibility, which would take food assistance away from mill  more

Senate Passes Peters Resolution Calling for Final National Defense Bill to Address PFAS Crisis
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, issued the following news release: * * * - Peters' Resolution Supports Bipartisan Provisions in Senate-passed Defense Bill to Prohibit Defense Department from Using Firefighting Foams Containing PFAS * * * U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today spoke on the Senate floor and the Senate unanimously passed his resolution calling for the final national defense bill that is sent to the President to include a provision prohibiting the Department o  more