Gary Peters

flood damage, Upper Peninsula, Houghton County
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With the help of volunteers, the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is recovering from the June storm that left devastating floods. Katie Cook reports.

 


Brett Kavanaugh
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In Michigan, reaction to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh was split along party lines. 


Former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg, a Republican who served suburban Detroit's Oakland County for 16 years after a career in insurance, died Tuesday at 84.

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Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon's resignation is being welcomed in the Legislature, where pressure had been building for her to step down or be ousted by the university's board of trustees.

Asian Carp
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A group of U.S. senators is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers not to fall behind on a study of how a key waterway chokepoint could be used to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. 

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Michigan's two U.S. Senators quickly reacted to news that the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has ended for now. 


Sen. Peters Unsure About Trump's Next Move

Apr 7, 2017
Mark Bashore / WKAR-MSU

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-Michigan) said the military action in Syria was warranted. However, he has no idea of the White House's long-term strategy on Syria. 


Mark Bashore / WKAR-MSU

Democrat Gary Peters just began his third year as Michigan’s junior Senator.

He joined WKAR's Brooke Allen on Tuesday to discuss security, the Trump administration and other issues.  

Peters is now a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, so Brooke first asked him if he’s had a chance to learn about Lt. General H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s pick for National Security Adviser.