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01.15.15

WMUK: Michigan's New Senator Says He'll Work With the Other Side

There is only one Democratic U.S. Senator in this year's freshman class. Gary Peters won the seat left open in Michigan by the retirement of fellow Democrat Carl Levin. But Republican won enough seats in other states to take control of the upper chamber. Peters tells WMUK's Gordon Evans that he will work in a bi-partisan way on issues important to Michigan. The Senate is beginning debate on legislation that would pave the way for building the Keystone XL Pipeline. Peters plans to introduce a c… Continue Reading


01.12.15

Detroit Free Press: Lawmakers at auto show welcome industry's resurgence

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters said he's impressed with the technology on display at Cobo Center for the auto show and expects it will also help make cars safer. "These are just cutting-edge vehicles," Peters, of Bloomfield Township, said Monday while touring the North American International Auto Show in downtown Detroit. "Best-in-class vehicles that are being made here in Michigan or in the United States, and so I'm very, very proud of what I'm seeing." U.S. auto industry sales reached 16.5 million la… Continue Reading


01.12.15

Observer & Eccentric: Peters: ‘We can compete with anyone’

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, gave a major shout-out to the state's labor force Monday as he toured the floor of the North American International Auto Show. "When I go to the West Coast, I've had the privilege of traveling through Silicon Valley and seeing high-tech and touring some of the businesses there," Peters said. "And when I go there, the thing that strikes me is everything I see there we have here in Michigan. "So we can compete with anyone in this country. We can certainly compe… Continue Reading

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