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MSAE | Diamond Award Recipients Announced

Association Impact
September 29, 2022 10:00 AM

Tuesday afternoon the Michigan Society of Association Executives gathered in East Lansing for this year's Diamond Awards. They are an opportunity to celebrate and honor exemplary achievements and leadership within the association industry.

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Promotions of Key Executives

Michigan Business Network
September 26, 2022 12:00 PM

Lansing, Michigan – The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) has announced the promotion of several key executives as a result of a new organizational structure to better serve the needs of LRCC membership and the region. Executive promotions include:

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Peters Bipartisan Legislation to Protect FEMA Reservists' Jobs During Disaster Response Heads to President to be Signed Into Law

Michigan Business Network
September 15, 2022 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation authored by U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, to protect Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Reservists from losing their full-time employment when they are called up to assist communities with disaster response has passed the House. FEMA Reservists are temporary, on-call and intermittent employees who are essential to the agency’s mission to quickly respond to disasters, but they currently lack employment protections that ensure they will be able to return to their full-time jobs once their disaster response mission is complete. The legislation passed the Senate late December and now heads to the President to be signed into law.

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Peters Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Bolster Cooperation Between Federal and Local Governments

Michigan Business Network
September 13, 2022 6:00 PM

to Protect Communities from Hazardous PFAS Chemicals

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation to improve coordination between federal and local governments to protect Michiganders from exposure to toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are man-made chemicals that are widely used in industry and consumer products and can lead to serious health effects. Peters’ bill would create a working group within the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to improve intergovernmental coordination to address contamination of these harmful substances.

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Peters Highlights Progress on Issues Important to Michiganders During Annual Motorcycle Tour Across State

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2022 10:00 AM

Peters Rode Approximately 1,000 Miles to Muskegon, Traverse City, Munising, Hemlock, and Lansing Area

WASHINGTON, DC – While riding approximately 1,000 miles across Michigan on his annual motorcycle tour U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) highlighted progress for Michiganders on issues important to them, including expanding domestic manufacturing and creating good-paying jobs; ensuring our veterans can access the VA health care benefits they deserve; addressing shoreline erosion and rising water levels; investing in efforts to restore our Great Lakes, and strengthening our cybersecurity defenses.

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Peters Statement Recognizing the 21st Anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

Michigan Business Network
September 9, 2022 6:00 PM

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee — who served in the U.S. Navy Reserve including volunteering again after 9/11 — released the following statement in advance of Sunday’s 21st anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: 

“It has been 21 years since a deadly attack on our soil took 2,977 lives, and changed our nation forever. As we continue to mourn the victims and their families, we must also never forget the first responders whose actions saved countless lives on that tragic day. These heroes – along with selfless servicemembers who fought and gave their lives in the Global War on Terrorism – deserve our unwavering gratitude and support. 

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Media Business | Mike Rogers - How the Media Deals with National Security

Media Business
September 9, 2022 2:00 PM

Tony Conley is a newer content contributor and show host for Michigan Business Network. To kick off his twenty-eighth episode, Tony has a three-segment conversation about congress, the FBI, security, Michigan politics, and how the media deals with all of it.   

He welcomes Mike Rogers, a former member of Congress representing Michigan’s Eighth Congressional District, an officer in the U.S. Army, and FBI special agent. 

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Senate Unanimously Passes Peters Bipartisan Bill to Reduce the Spread of Toxic PFAS at Commercial Airports

Michigan Business Network
September 7, 2022 6:00 PM

Bill Allows Airports Increased Access to Testing Devices That Limit PFAS Exposure; Builds on Peters’ Previous Work to Ban the Use of Firefighting Foam Containing PFAS

WASHINGTON, DC ­­– U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today announced bipartisan legislation he authored to reduce the spread of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination at commercial airports has passed the U.S. Senate unanimously. The Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act would deploy more existing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for commercial airports to purchase devices necessary to test their firefighting equipment without discharging toxic PFAS chemicals. This legislation would encourage commercial airports to purchase the relatively low-cost devices – also referred to as an input-based testing system – to help limit and prevent exposure to PFAS, which are known as “forever chemicals” because they do not naturally break down.

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Leadership Lowdown | David Dye - You Get More of What You Encourage and Celebrate!

Leadership Lowdown
September 6, 2022 2:00 PM

Vic Verchereau welcomes David Dye, who is the President of Let’s Grow Leaders and an award-winning author.

He's the latest guest for six segments with Vic Verchereau on Leadership Lowdown.

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PHOTOS: Peters Concludes Annual Motorcycle Tour in Lansing Area with National Cyber Director

Michigan Business Network
September 1, 2022 4:00 PM

DIMONDALE, MI – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, stopped in Dimondale Wednesday where he concluded his annual motorcycle tour across Michigan. Peters hosted National Cyber Director Chris Inglis at the Michigan State Police Headquarters to tour the Michigan Cyber Command Center, along with the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget, and discuss successful efforts to strengthen our nation’s cybersecurity defenses, including by bolstering coordination at the federal, state and local levels. U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08) also joined Peters and Inglis. 

Peters has passed several pieces of cybersecurity legislation into law – including his historic, bipartisan bill to require critical infrastructure owners and operators to report to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) if they experience a substantial cyber-attack or if they make a ransomware payment.

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