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2013-12-18 12:26:02

Sen. Stabenow supports effort to alleviate deep Medicare cuts that jeopardize access to skilled home healthcare WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the program integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today thanked Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for her commitment to protecting patient access to clinically advanced,...

2013-10-28 23:01:11

To keep up with the extraordinary need for health care services among Detroit’s medically underserved children, Children’s Health Fund and Henry Ford Health System today unveiled a second mobile medical clinic for the Children’s Health Project of Detroit that will double its capacity to provide comprehensive health care services for school children in Detroit’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 To keep up with the extraordinary need for health...

2013-05-16 12:30:31

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) finds the House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture-passed Farm Bill damaging to the nation's health. The House legislation would significantly cut programs (most notably in the nutrition title) that have benefited millions of Americans and continually improve the nation's health. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) In contrast, on Tuesday, the Senate Agriculture Committee...

2013-04-17 16:25:40

Crucial Mental Health Legislation Deserves Broad Support The following quote can be attributed to Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate is preparing to vote on the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health Act as an amendment to the gun legislation. This is the most significant and comprehensive piece of legislation to strengthen our mental health system in a...

2013-03-29 23:03:07

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI) receives one of Ducks Unlimited's highest honors for her contributions to wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, was presented last Friday with the 2013 Wetland Conservation Achievement Award, one of Ducks Unlimited's highest honors. "Senator Stabenow led the Senate in passing a comprehensive, bipartisan farm bill in 2012 — one of the few major pieces...

2012-10-10 11:21:49

FREMONT, Mich., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Fremont Community Digester is a great example of how innovative Michigan businesses and West Michigan agriculture are partnering to develop new clean energy, which will create new jobs and reduce our dependence on foreign oil," said U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, to a group of Fremont community supporters and government officials as they celebrated the startup of the $22 million Fremont Community...

2012-08-21 10:20:52

BANGOR, Mich., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. (MBI), a leading global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, today announced the groundbreaking of the Marrone Michigan Manufacturing facility in Bangor, Michigan. MBI CEO Pam Marrone was joined by Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and Bangor Mayor Jennifer Carpio-Zeller to celebrate the occasion....

2012-04-24 10:26:34

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jerry Slominski, senior vice president for legislative and economic affairs at the International Dairy Foods Association, issued the following statement on the amendment offered by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) to the Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow's (D-MI) mark of the 2012 Farm Bill. The amendment would strike the dairy market stabilization program that is included in the draft and based on H.R....

2012-03-27 06:24:05

BOSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Listening to industry experts and customers alike, HighQuest Partners LLC (www.highquestpartners.com), a globally-recognized strategic advisory and management consulting firm serving the food, agriculture and biofuels sectors, has announced the first and foremost Women in Agribusiness Summit (www.WomenInAg.com), to be held in New Orleans, Sept. 16-17, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency. Leading experts from the agribusiness and food sectors will present at...

2012-02-06 14:35:00

DETROIT, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, President of the Detroit Branch NAACP issued the following statement today concerning the ad of Pete Hoekstra during the recent Super Bowl. When will politicians learn that you don't have to go low in order to rise high? The recent ad by former Representative Pete Hoekstra seeking to replace Senator Debbie Stabenow as Michigan's newest Senator is a clear demonstration of playing an unnecessary race card and...