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

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Had the honor of delivering the commencement address at @EasternMichU! I’m confident this class of hardworking, d… https://t.co/WxzFO4rlev
12/15
2019
As a former Lt. Commander in the Navy Reserve, I’m a little biased when it comes to the Army-Navy game.… https://t.co/B7NRbc8VB8On the birthday of the National Guard, we thank our Guardsmen and women in Michigan and across the country for alwa… https://t.co/PmG545o7Ha
12/14
2019
As a pharmacist & type-1 diabetic, Kathleen has seen firsthand how rising prescription drug prices have forced Mich… https://t.co/abBu2MIrqPYou can help ensure there’s an accurate count next year so the Motor City gets the representation and resources it… https://t.co/KLvChSO93C
12/13
2019
I cosponsored the resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide and was proud to support its passage in the Senate.… https://t.co/ct6SNMB2HkWith 3 children who have type-1 diabetes, Rachael has driven to Canada to get their insulin at a more affordable pr… https://t.co/mvW1EaDLxnWith farmers using drone technology more often, it's critical they have a seat at the table when drone policy decis… https://t.co/ZItEiY7YhF
12/12
2019
Today I voted for the Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act to help ensure the VA has the resources neces… https://t.co/5mh3xhLZKjRight now, there are name brand prescription drugs that cost more than the average household income in Michigan. M… https://t.co/CdAOG9vjGaOur intelligence community collectively concluded Russia, not Ukraine, interfered in the 2016 election. Obscuring… https://t.co/P2WqVFjn2E
12/11
2019
I know I’m biased, but Michigan sure looks beautiful from space. 🛰 https://t.co/twoIJcrDB8Drug shortages are becoming more common. Americans shouldn’t have to worry they won't be able to get their medicati… https://t.co/zHCS3KOqqv
Retweeted by Senator Gary PetersFor too long, Michigan cherry growers have faced unprecedented abusive trade practices from Turkish competitors. T… https://t.co/glnvPoh2qCI’m demanding the Senate vote on the #SaveTheInternet Act to restore the open internet and bring back… https://t.co/IfkXB5a7kXI'll keep pushing the Trump Administration to help clean up contaminated sites & establish drinking water standards… https://t.co/NgYKoTca75I'm pleased the final national defense bill includes provisions I authored that address the PFAS crisis & help comm… https://t.co/xzjrSfFC74
12/10
2019
When our servicemembers transition back to civilian life, they deserve every opportunity to pursue their profession… https://t.co/VLA6IE919uI’ll continue standing with Michigan cherry growers because we can’t allow one of our state’s signature industries… https://t.co/FEjF5rXjMNPFAS contamination is an expanding threat that must be addressed immediately. Affected families across Michigan des… https://t.co/waul7Tqrf0
12/9
2019
Michigan cherry growers can’t afford to front millions of dollars to continually petition foreign competitors parti… https://t.co/ET8YFUBKji
12/8
2019
Michiganders who have been impacted by PFAS deserve action, not bureaucratic delays. That's why I’ll keep pushing… https://t.co/073ZWLNIiQAfter testifying this week before the International Trade Commission in support of Michigan cherry growers,… https://t.co/OsmXvkRUF4Today on #PearlHarborRemembranceDay, we must never forget the brave servicemembers who lost their lives 78 years ag… https://t.co/4DPU2NugE7The Russian government — not Ukraine — interfered in our 2016 election. A foreign adversary struck at the very hear… https://t.co/n6OCQHuuTC
Retweeted by Senator Gary Peters
12/7
2019
This is a heartwarming story! Congratulations to Michael and his forever family in Kent County. https://t.co/bFDUQlxj0qSkyrocketing drug prices are putting Americans’ health at risk. Read Ranking Member @SenGaryPeters report on ways… https://t.co/8WZNltCeAk
Retweeted by Senator Gary PetersToday I joined health care providers and patients at @stjoes_health to discuss how rising drug prices are affecting… https://t.co/md9vlnyo1pI'm pleased the House passed the Voting Rights Advancement Act! As a proud cosponsor of the Senate companion bill,… https://t.co/6o8sWzsgyuI’m concerned by this report, especially since the contaminated site collapsed near water intake lines. I support… https://t.co/8ltsclJR4NI urge the Nuclear Waste Management Organization in Canada to reconsider naming a finalist location so close to the Great Lakes.I am extremely concerned about the possibility of hazardous nuclear waste being stored near the Great Lakes. Any ac… https://t.co/L9Q19BsHtZYet again, @Enbridge has been caught breaking its trust with the people of Michigan & must be held accountable. An… https://t.co/RbeNUJws03
12/6
2019
Our nation’s returning heroes deserve every opportunity to forge a successful career after their service. That's wh… https://t.co/EfUnOBGX16
12/5
2019
BREAKING🚨: My bipartisan bill to expand apprenticeship opportunities for veterans unanimously passed the Senate!… https://t.co/CAbFaumwUuWhile the Iranian government may try to hide their atrocities, the world is watching. I’ve heard directly from Mich… https://t.co/acN0vnqUmiBy extending Medicare coverage for pre-diabetes treatments, we can help decrease the number of Michiganders who wil… https://t.co/0VfG5bshfs
12/4
2019
I testified today before the International Trade Commission in support of Michigan cherry growers. I implore the Co… https://t.co/jk0PFYT46xIt’s unacceptable that the Admin is denying health care benefits to Vietnam veterans who were exposed to Agent Oran… https://t.co/H6GVP6Q1TwEnjoyed providing an update to the Livonia Chamber of Commerce about my work to close the skills gap, boost our eco… https://t.co/SclhHEu3VlGreat meeting with folks at AlphaUSA to tour their facility and talk about how I’m working to strengthen workforce… https://t.co/Kp30vkP4ld
12/3
2019
Great to see more of our students developing the skills needed to help them succeed in their careers. Proud to be w… https://t.co/M3G6r16Ah2When Sheron was diagnosed with a rare disease, she found the specialty medication she needed incredibly expensive.… https://t.co/Y11jozmtpb
12/2
2019
Saddened by the loss of Mayor Stack. She was a tireless advocate for Trenton and will be missed. Colleen and I send… https://t.co/hyBq43c81tOn December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks took a stand by keeping her seat—sparking a movement that continues to inspire Amer… https://t.co/Ybvxj86gPo
12/1
2019
By investing in preventative care for diabetes, at-risk Michiganders could see lower health care costs and live lon… https://t.co/6Zy5wMdN4eMichigan small businesses are the backbone of our economy & provide jobs to countless Michiganders—whether in Holla… https://t.co/nqMIv08zxi
11/30
2019
The Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron and the Gordie Howe Bridge in Detroit are some the busiest border crossings in… https://t.co/NCNWo4mCJx
11/29
2019
I’m thankful to have spent Thanksgiving with family. Colleen and I hope everyone had a great holiday! https://t.co/4pusomGzKoWishing a happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones! 🦃
11/28
2019
Along with a bipartisan group of Michigan delegation members, I’m urging @SecAFOfficial to choose Selfridge to host… https://t.co/6Hyw5gt3hJThank you to my staffer who brought this Michigan pie to share with the office. It didn’t last long! 🥧 https://t.co/2JKas60yC4I strongly support Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County’s bid to host the next F-35 mission. If the… https://t.co/LTC2DX1jIAWhen American manufacturing jobs are shipped overseas, we lose our “ability to innovate.” That's why I have propos… https://t.co/Gp67sCyZKx
11/27
2019
Great to see such a strong sense of community at the All Star Giveback today in River Rouge, with volunteers workin… https://t.co/97NEmgMo8WMichigan is home to many Albanian-Americans. Thinking of all these families who have friends and loved ones in Alba… https://t.co/AKsvg3gEwPI continue to strongly support Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County’s bid to host the next F-35 missi… https://t.co/NSUz89o0ZhI joined @EricaRHill on @TheLeadCNN to discusses the consequences of the President’s intervention in a military jus… https://t.co/wYffIVTBzo
11/26
2019
This situation undermines the ability of commanders to enforce good order and discipline & hold those who violate t… https://t.co/vwY93pLHAF“It is critical that Detroit has a robust transportation system in place that can provide critical busing services… https://t.co/NMSiPVn7x6
Retweeted by Senator Gary PetersDiane shared how unimaginable her pain is, having lost her son to a condition that should have been manageable with… https://t.co/v4JqT7S4jr
11/25
2019
For too long, @TeamUSA's culture of retribution silenced victims & sheltered monsters like Larry Nassar. This kind… https://t.co/50sbemAWFK
11/24
2019
This stonewalling needs to stop. It’s unacceptable that the Administration is delaying & denying benefits to Vietna… https://t.co/1so1gPa7Z3I recently introduced a bipartisan bill to expand critical health services to Michiganders with prediabetes. It wou… https://t.co/JSIBww07ix
11/23
2019
The resilience of Detroit is an inspiration that reflects the mentality we need to modernize our military and regai… https://t.co/2hkMLAaXCIThe Detroit Department of Transportation will receive a $8.49 million federal grant for new buses & bus station upg… https://t.co/rt3zBEOalCPleased to welcome the Flint Mass Transportation Authority’s $4.3 million federal grant to buy new buses & upgrade… https://t.co/7HcZgzO0C8
11/22
2019
Taxpayer dollars must be used efficiently. Ranking Member @SenGaryPeters introduced bipartisan legislation that co… https://t.co/GbwMelVWjY
Retweeted by Senator Gary PetersWe mourn the loss of @DetroitPolice officer Rasheen McClain, who lost his life while serving his community. Our tho… https://t.co/pcy9OD8YGoTaking steps to expand preventative diabetes care will help lower health care costs in the long run. That’s why I… https://t.co/kzPRFevrRuGreat to see more of our students developing skills to help them succeed in their careers. Proud to be working in t… https://t.co/PWNtdQzQHtThere are commonsense steps we can take to help prevent folks from developing type-2 diabetes and at the same time… https://t.co/5Wqz7QPDDY
11/21
2019
Some Michiganders like Jenni need to be on medication for the rest of their lives, creating financial stress not on… https://t.co/VLYFLCywAdBlue Star Mothers represent an unwavering pillar of support for each other & our servicemembers. Proud the Senate… https://t.co/S9NP0viKFa
11/20
2019
Hypothyroidism Bladder cancer Hypertension Parkinsonism These are conditions the Trump Admin is refusing to acknow… https://t.co/56lppUtisV
11/19
2019
November is American Diabetes Month. This serves as a reminder that too many Americans are struggling to afford the… https://t.co/VyHvLKtlBhThis is a huge problem. Our prescription drugs are so expensive that millions of Americans aren’t taking their medi… https://t.co/hzn03iVua6
11/18
2019
We already know that our Great Lakes are at risk from algal blooms, invasive species, pollution, and contamination.… https://t.co/kBzS1yg4fj
11/17
2019
Usually I root for every team from Michigan. Not today! 🏈 #GoGreen
11/16
2019
It was great catching up with leaders from @MIPOAM this week. https://t.co/4Zp8yt71H5ANOTHER shooting—this time at a school in Santa Clarita, California. Although no law will prevent every shooting,… https://t.co/tXkmEwTiKY
11/15
2019
To this day, many Vietnam veterans suffer from the effects of Agent Orange exposure, but the Trump Administration i… https://t.co/0KCiUmzX2FIt’s National Apprenticeship Week! Proud to fight for initiatives that help close our country’s skills gap includin… https://t.co/Y1vUx2JAfJToo often, farmers face extreme levels of stress during their work—with serious and sometimes tragic consequences.… https://t.co/p79KXJQYCP
11/14
2019
The US faces a shortage of @CBP officers, agricultural inspectors & K-9s—that’s why I’m focused on filling these st… https://t.co/wmj9oce844The culture of retribution at the US Olympic Committee protected monsters like Larry Nassar while silencing & punis… https://t.co/9vHAz0v7HMWe must ensure U.S. taxpayers aren't responsible for any damage if President Erdogan’s security detail engages in a… https://t.co/xexM9nfc0vThank you to the @CBP officers & K-9s from DTW for a look at the procedures used to facilitate safe trade & travel.… https://t.co/hwKXEv4j3X
11/13
2019
Today, @SCOTUS heard oral arguments in the Administration’s case against DACA. Michigan Dreamers are creating small… https://t.co/yXBYsYHkUCNo matter the mission, our servicemembers have shown their unyielding commitment to our country & to each other. H… https://t.co/qN2lbaQjDp
11/12
2019
Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all of our veterans in Michigan and their loved ones for your selfless sacrifices… https://t.co/f6Diins9kaOn Veterans Day, we come together to recognize the service & sacrifice of our nation’s veterans & their loved ones.… https://t.co/tJFWEFjhal
11/11
2019
To celebrate our veterans, there’s free admission to all of our National Parks tomorrow! We’ve got some beautiful p… https://t.co/wLmWa4YYwERequiring passengers to waive their legal rights when they buy a train ticket is wrong. @Amtrak needs to reverse th… https://t.co/6PQW8W8mlQHappy 244th birthday to the United States Marine Corps! Thank you to all Marines, past and present, for keeping our… https://t.co/7gGDXmSLqf
11/10
2019
I support the aspirations of the Iraqi people. They deserve to elect a government free of foreign interference from… https://t.co/l5fFrowUJnIt is unacceptable that so many hardworking Michiganders have to choose between paying their bills or getting their… https://t.co/gNeF1WaX54When folks in Washington ask me why I care so much about the Great Lakes, my answer is straightforward: they’re sim… https://t.co/WT3IFMQccQUnconscionable! The Trump Admin is stonewalling Vietnam veterans from receiving the benefits they need to help mana… https://t.co/cPswDTgXhNGreat to flip some pancakes with @GovWhitmer and @RepDebDingell at the 20th Annual Parade Company Pancake Breakfast… https://t.co/ddyPSkEddT
11/9
2019

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