Sen. Debbie Stabenow

U.S. Senator from Michigan

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow became the first woman to represent Michigan in the United States Senate when she was elected in 2000. Today, she is recognized as a national leader for her ability to build coalitions to get things done for Michigan and our nation.

As Chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and a member of the Finance, Energy and Budget Committees, she has a powerful and unique role to play in shaping the manufacturing, health care and agriculture policies critical to our nation’s future.

Among her many accomplishments, she has cut taxes for small businesses and passed initiatives to revitalize our manufacturing sector. As Co-Chair of the bipartisan Senate Manufacturing Caucus, she is leading efforts to grow the manufacturing sector in Michigan. She has been a champion for college affordability, increasing access to college through stronger Pell Grants and lower interest rates for student loans.

Senator Stabenow has led the fight to stop Asian Carp and Canadian Trash, and she’s one of the very best defenders of the Great Lakes. She is a true fighter for Michigan.