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A zero-emissions economy by 2050? We can get there | Opinion in Free Press

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This op-ed originally ran in the Detroit Free Press, click here to read it. Look at the world: devastating hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, melting glaciers, rising sea levels – and we see it directly in Michigan with ‘Once Every 100 Year Storms’ that seem to be nearly yearly events now. Climate change is changing the world around us causing mass displacement and global health crises, the Great L... Read more »

As Summer Comes to an End

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Protecting Pensions

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Helping You Email Debbie Invite Debbie To A Meeting News And Updates On The Issues Meet Debbie July 25, 2019 Protecting Pensions Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Butch Lewis Act. This was a victory for the thousands of hardworking men and women across the country who worked a lifetime, gave up pay raises, and paid into their pensions to ensure they have a safe and s... Read more »

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices and Healthcare Costs

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Helping You Email Debbie Invite Debbie To A Meeting News And Updates On The Issues Meet Debbie June 21, 2019 Lowering Prescription Drug Prices and Healthcare Costs Like many Michiganders, I too am deeply concerned about the rising cost of prescription drugs and healthcare. This is an issue that impacts all Americans. It keeps people up at night, often causing them to make choices between paying f... Read more »

An update

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We’re finally seeing signs of spring, and with summer right around the corner, it’s going to be a busy next few months in Washington. This note is to provide a quick update on some of our work: Continuing to protect Michigan’s economy and jobs: Working to grow our economy and support Michigan jobs are among my top priorities. A big part of that is ensuring American workers can compete on a level ... Read more »

There's more that unites us, than divides us

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There's more that unites us, than divides us Last Sunday was the second anniversary of President Trump’s discriminatory Muslim Ban. One of the most important responsibilities we have as legislators is to protect our Constitution and this ban continues to attack on one the most fundamental pillars of our Constitution – Freedom of Religion. In my district, you see the devastating impact of this ban... Read more »

My vote / time to stop governing by crisis

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The most basic responsibility of the Congress is to fund the government. Yet, since September 30th, the end of the fiscal year, Republicans who control the House and Senate have failed to pass a long-term spending bill. Instead, we’ve lurched from month to month, funding the government for just weeks at a time and kicking the can down the road on critical priorities for the American people This i... Read more »

Happy Holidays!

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Dear Friend, With 2017 drawing to a close, I want to wish you and your family Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a very happy 2018. During this special time of year, we gather with friends and family to celebrate the season and find comfort in the rituals and traditions that bind us together. As we reflect on our many blessings, may we keep in our hearts and min... Read more »

Worth Fighting For

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Dear Friend, Some things in life are worth fighting for. The right of every American to quality, affordable health care is one of them. As we return to Washington this week to an uncertain future for the Affordable Care Act, I am more unsettled, worried and focused than ever before on the responsibility we as elected officials have to our constituents. During the past 10 days at home, everywhere ... Read more »

The Fight Continues

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The Fight Continues Dear Friend, Today we voted on what might be the single most important issue this Congress deals with. The Republicans’ proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which narrowly passed the House of Representatives today, would have a devastating impact on Americans’ healthcare – it would rip insurance away from millions of people and turn back the clock on progress to ensure ... Read more »

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