Debbie Stabenow

'WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after the release of a landmark report on alternatives for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, federal officials told members of Congress on Wednesday it could be another four years before recommendations for stopping the invasive species at a key chokepoint outside Chicago are ready. " (Detroit Free Press)

"WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow on Sunday urged the Obama administration to take “immediate action” to respond to the threat of Asian carp after U.S. Fish and Wildlife said the species has been found 12 miles nearer to Lake Michigan." (Detroit Free Press)

"Washington — Sen. Debbie Stabenow said Monday she will back an Obama administration deal aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon as the White House works to convince the final half-dozen Democrats to uphold the deal." (Detroit News)

"WASHINGTON — A deal struck tonight by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and the Senate majority leader is expected to save millions in blight removal funds for Detroit and other Michigan cities, as well as for cities across the nation, which were at risk of being rescinded." (Detroit Free Press)

Program will start with eight state, two year pilot project