Issues

  • On the Job for Michigan

    Gary’s top priority is solving problems and delivering results for Michigan. He believes the best way to achieve that is by working together in a bipartisan manner.

  • Strengthening the Economy & American Manufacturing

    Gary’s top priority in the Senate is growing our economy, creating good-paying jobs in Michigan and strengthening our middle class.

  • Strengthening Education & Skills Training

    As a product of Michigan’s public schools, Gary understands that all of our children deserve a fair chance to succeed, and a good education gives them the tools they need to achieve their full potential.

  • Protecting the Great Lakes & Fighting for Clean Drinking Water

    Representing a state that borders four of the five Great Lakes, Gary knows firsthand how important it is for our environment and our economy that we protect our natural resources.

  • Improving Health Care & Prescription Drug Prices

    Michigan families deserve access to quality, affordable health care coverage that helps protect their financial future.

  • Strengthening National Security

    As a former Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, Gary understands our country is facing critical national security challenges.

  • Protecting the Postal Service

    Michiganders count on reliable mail service to receive prescription drugs, paychecks and bills, to cast their ballots, and for small businesses to connect with their customers – especially during the pandemic. 

  • Fighting for Civil Rights & the Administration of Justice

    While our nation was founded on the principles of equality, justice, and freedom for all, the struggle for civil rights and true equality continues today.

  • Supporting our Veterans

    Our brave men and women in uniform lay their lives on the line – often far away from their homes and families – to protect our freedoms and defend our way of life.

  • Strengthening Agriculture & Rural Communities

    Agriculture is one of Michigan’s biggest industries, essential to our economy, our rural communities and sustaining millions of families who depend on a safe and affordable food supply.

  • Saving Taxpayer Dollars & Holding Government Accountable

    As Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Gary is focused on reducing wasteful government spending and conducting oversight to hold the federal government accountable and ensure Michiganders’ taxpayer dollars are spent efficiently and effectively.