Debbie Stabenow

7:28 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Mental Health Legislation Sponsored by Stabenow Signed Into Law

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Program will start with eight state, two year pilot project
President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday legislation sponsored by Sen. Debbie Stabenow that would expand access to community mental health services.
10:42 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Stabenow says "significant" movement on mental health bill

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Legislation would allow community mental health centers to bill Medicaid for mental health treatments, like physical health services
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said a "significant" step was made last week toward expanding mental health care in the U.S. On Thursday, the Excellence in Mental Health Act passed the Senate Finance Committee as part of a bill that would allow Medicaid to help cover mental health care at community centers.
8:12 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Stabenow at center of Congressional budget negotiations

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What happens in conference committees will impact defense facilities, food aid, other issues in Michigan
Washington After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress kicked off two high-stakes budget negotiations last week to hash out differences and Michigans Sen. Debbie Stabenow is the only elected official in 535-seat Congress who sits at both negotiating tables.
6:48 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Representative Fred Upton, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, call for complete removal of PCBs from Allied Paper site

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EPA is considering capping and monitoring the site
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In letters written Thursday to Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's top official, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin reiterated their support for the removal of PCB-contaminated materials from the Allied Paper site.
7:27 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Stabenow proposes freezing student loan rates

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Vote in Senate scheduled Wednesday, 60 votes are needed if opponents fillibuster
Washington- U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, is pushing legislation Wednesday to keep student loans rates low for college students, including nearly 300,000 students in Michigan. The rates on federal subsidized Stafford loans doubled July 1 to 6.8 percent from 3.4 percent.