Michigan’s biotech industry could get a boost from the federal 2012 Farm Bill, under new initiatives announced Wednesday by Sen. Debbie Stabenow and state biotech leaders at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
ublican U.S. Senate candidates Pete Hoekstra and Clark Durant finished their first-quarter fundraising with about the same amount of cash on hand, $1.5 million, but are far behind Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow’s $7 million.
The 60-second ads feature singer Pat Boone warning seniors about portions of the federal health care law he says could harm their Medicare benefits.
“Where this got all messed up is when the government and the executive branch started rewriting the rules (to) whatever they wanted,” said Pete Hoekstra, one of several Republicans vying to take on Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow.
A coalition of nearly two dozen civil rights groups is calling on all Congressional candidates to make a pledge against “racially insensitive” campaign commercials.
A coalition of black ministers is calling on U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra to apologize for his Super Bowl ad portraying a young Asian woman speaking in broken English.
U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra is planning to air his campaign’s first television ad during the Super Bowl on Sunday.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s campaign is reporting that the Michigan Democrat raised over $1.2 million in the last three months of 2011, leaving her with a $5.9 million campaign chest.
The group is sponsoring a Senate debate Saturday at Central Michigan University and plans to return to old a straw poll and decide which candidate will get the group’s backing leading up to the August GOP primary.
Biden will deliver the keynote address at the event and is expected to speak to the crowd of Jewish Americans about the U.S.’s relationship with Israel.