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Senator Gary Peters
U.S. Senator proudly representing the state of Michigan. For federal resources on the Coronavirus click here ⬇️⬇️⬇️
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 29
Quality health care is more important now than ever before. Michiganders w/ pre-existing conditions—including those who contracted —need affordable care. The Trump Admin must end their support for the reckless lawsuit that could end these protections and raise costs.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 28
WATCH: Citing a plot to harm Michigan's governor, I pressed Mark Zuckerberg on how he will ensure is not elevating or providing a forum for hate groups to encourage and plan violent attacks. As Ranking Member of , I will continue working to address this issue.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 27
Michiganders need access to quality, affordable health care now more than ever. I have called on the Trump Admin to extend the health care open enrollment period, so Michiganders get the coverage they need. It’s time for the Administration to grant this request, now.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 27
Michigan small businesses, students & teachers need access to reliable high-speed broadband now more than ever. It is critical to our state’s economy. The ’s decision to double down on repealing is disappointing. I’ll keep fighting for a level playing field.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 26
With all that’s at stake, Michiganders deserve a say in who nominates & confirms the next Supreme Court Justice. It’s unacceptable they are being denied that opportunity. Health care & so much more is on the line. I’m voting no on Judge Barrett’s confirmation.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 25
WATCH 📺: I’m fighting to deliver results for Michiganders. This week, the President signed my 8th standalone bill into law since I began serving in the Senate. I’m working with both parties to pass legislation that will help Michigan’s families & small businesses.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 24
I was very alarmed by PFAS contamination discovered in Grand Traverse County. We know PFAS exposure can have serious health and environmental impacts. I’m going to keep fighting to ensure we have the resources to clean-up these chemicals & set a federal drinking water standard.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 24
As Ranking Member I released new data showing continued mail delays in Michigan & across the country. That’s unacceptable. I’m continuing to press the Postal Service to restore timely delivery. Watch my interview on .
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 24
When mail delivery is delayed it impacts everyone from veterans to small business owners to folks in rural communities in Michigan. As Ranking Member of the , I’m fighting to ensure Michiganders have access to timely mail service.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 23
Getting things done for Michigan means working across the aisle. This week, my 6th standalone bill was signed into law since 2017—more than any other Senate Democrat in that time.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 23
As Ranking Member of , I’ll fight to ensure eventual Coronavirus vaccines are safe, effective, free and widely available for all Michiganders and Americans. Read my new report ⬇️
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 23
Now more than ever, we should be taking action to ensure access to affordable, quality health care. Following up on ’s request, and I are pressing the Administration to extend the end of health care enrollment from Dec. 15 until the end of January 2021.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 22
To be an effective lawmaker, you need to reach across the aisle & find common ground. Last night, President Trump signed into law my 6th bipartisan, standalone bill—most of any Democratic senator in his presidency. WATCH to see how I'm delivering results for Michigan. ⬇️⬇️⬇️
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
has forced more of our interactions to take place online so we need to protect against threats to our electric grid, telecommunications networks & air travel. My bipartisan bill to predict severe space weather events & mitigate their harmful impacts on Earth is now law.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
I’m alarmed at reports of elevated PFAS levels in wells in Grand Traverse County. We must do everything we can to mitigate exposure & remediate these harmful chemicals. I stand ready to help the state & local authorities w/ any federal assistance needed.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
We must ensure Michiganders can access quality health insurance—and it’s especially critical during this pandemic. and I are calling on the Trump Administration to extend the health care enrollment period through January 2021.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
Today we celebrate 50 years of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, one of Michigan’s natural treasures. I was proud to work in a bipartisan way to help enact the Great American Outdoors Act, so we can protect Sleeping Bear Dunes & our public lands for future generations.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
Michiganders with pre-existing conditions need access to quality & affordable health care—including those who have contracted . The Trump Admin. needs to drop their support of the reckless lawsuit that could threaten Michiganders' access to health care & raise costs.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 21
New data from clearly shows Postmaster General DeJoy’s harmful changes are continuing to cause serious delays in Detroit and across Michigan. I’ll keep fighting to ensure seniors, veterans and all Michiganders can count on timely Postal Service delivery.
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Senator Gary Peters Oct 20
This is great news. Michigan autoworkers can outcompete and outwork anyone & this investment is important to our workers & economy. I’ll continue fighting to support our auto industry and workers—especially as we work to get through this pandemic.
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