History Of Senator Debbie Stabenow

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In the United States Congress there are currently 20 women who are serving as senators. The woman that was first elected as a senator and made history in the United States is Debbie Stabenow, who is the senator for the state of Michigan, and part of the Democratic Party. Senator Stabenow is passionate about many issues like saving the lakes in Michigan, and making healthcare affordable for everyone, but she in not passionate about the immigration issue and fixing the immigration problems that the United States has.
Senator Debbie Stabenow was born in Gladwin, Michigan, and lived there for majority of her life. She studied in the state of Michigan and got her master’s degree in social work from Michigan State University. When Senator Stabenow
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Then she was elected to serve for the state senate in 1991, she served in the state senate for four years. In 1994 after leaving the state senate senator Stabenow ran for state governor, but unfortunately was defeated by Howard Wolpe. That didn’t stop her thought and in 1996 she achieved an even higher position and won a seat in the United State House of Representatives. She served in the house for few years, and then in 2000 made history by becoming the first female to be elected to serve in the United States …show more content…
This bill was passed by the senate committee of finance, and improved health care cost of women and babies. Not only that but the bill also improved the maternity care for women, and their babies. According to senator Stabenow women deserve access to the best healthcare possible from the start of their pregnancy to the end, and so that is why she proposed this bill. This bill is supported by everyone who is part of the financial committee, and they think that this bill is a great idea. As this bill made Medicaid and children 's insurance programs are responsible of providing better healthcare

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