Senator Gary Peters

Senator Gary Peters


U.S. Senator proudly representing the state of Michigan.

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I spoke with @michpca  about how the troubling surge in #COVID19  cases in Michigan is impacting community health centers and staff. As @SenateHSGACDems  Chairman, I’ll keep working to ensure we're effectively distributing vaccines, especially to underserved areas.

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Congratulations to @UMich ’s Catherine Hadley for earning a prestigious Truman Scholarship. Your dedication to public service is exemplary, and we can't wait to see what you do next!

Helping small businesses stay afloat during this pandemic—& emerge even stronger—is vital to our recovery, our communities & the workers they employ. I was proud to help extend the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses In our state from Detroit to the Upper Peninsula.

ATTENTION MICHIGAN RESTAURANTS🚨: Thanks to the American Rescue Plan@SBAgov  announced the Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide support for restaurants, bars, food trucks & other eligible businesses to help keep their doors open. Click ⬇️ for info.

To #BuildBackBetter , we must upgrade our water infrastructure. This is about ensuring every Michigander and American can access clean drinking water, improving public health, creating more job opportunities and making investments to our water infrastructure. Let’s pass #DWWIA 

Nothing can bring back George Floyd or take away the pain and trauma his loved ones, friends and Americans across the country have experienced as a result of his death.   While Derek Chauvin was convicted today, the fight for justice continues. Read my full statement:

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Reservists and National Guardsmen shouldn't have to jump through hoops to access the benefits they’ve earned. That’s why I've introduced bipartisan legislation to streamline the process and ensure they can access the benefits they’ve earned.

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Protect the Postal Service. That’s it. That’s the tweet.

No one is making this up: Mail delivery really did slow down. This @USPS  chart doesn’t lie ⬇️

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My statement calling for President Trump to be removed from office. ⬇️

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Due to #COVID19 , we have become increasingly more interconnected & it's critical we make sure those networks are secure. My bipartisan bill would help secure our telecommunications networks from adversaries like the Chinese government & strengthen the network security for #MI .

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Unconscionable! The Trump Admin is stonewalling Vietnam veterans from receiving the benefits they need to help manage illnesses associated with Agent Orange exposure. Our Vietnam veterans are aging & need help now. I’m pressing for immediate action.

What is Mitch McConnell doing? Why are we recessing for 10 DAYS while this pandemic is raging? Cases are skyrocketing. Small businesses need help. Workers need assistance. We have a lot to do. The Senate can act – and we need to. NOW.

As former Lt. Commander in the US Navy Reserve I can say we have not had—nor should we ever have—our ships built in China. Proud to say ship production is done with Michigan skilled workers. I’m working to keep it that way. WATCH:

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