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Debbie Stabenow

Michigan Democrats
Michigan Democratic Party / michigandems.com

Michigan Democrats finalized their portion of the November ballot this weekend.  There were few surprises yesterday at the Democratic convention.


WiFi
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow says getting high speed internet to rural communities in Michigan is a priority for her.


Soo Locks
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

Michigan’s congressional delegation is getting ready to fight for a big piece of federal spending on infrastructure.  They want roughly a billion dollars to upgrade the shipping lanes of the Soo Locks.


Mute Swan
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

Anytime a governmental unit authorizes lethal measures as a way to control animal population, there are those in the human population that get upset.  Such is the case of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources management plan for Mute Swans in Michigan.  On last week’s “Issues of the Environment,” David Fair discussed the state action plan with Holly Vaughn of the Michigan DNR.  This week, he talks with John Griffin, Director of Urban Wildlife at The Humane Society of the United States, for an alternative viewpoint.  


Debbie Stabenow
US Senate / senate.gov

With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration just days away, some Michigan Congress members are speaking out about his latest Twitter feud. 


Lisa Barry

Many of Michigan's top elected officials attended an Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Chamber of Commerce luncheon, where one of the state's US Senators was the keynote speaker.


Amanda LeClaire


 

Students from Eastern Michigan University wrapped up a trip to National Arts Advocacy Day in at the nation’s capital Wednesday.

 

 

 


 

Rosie the Riveters and Female Democrats
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Many of Michigan's top female politicians visited with three original Rosie the Riveter's today at the Yankee Air Museum.  They shared a message of hard work and a desire for equality.