Sen. Debbie Stabenow
Now in her fourth term, Sen. Stabenow is the Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, Energy Committee, and Budget Committee. She has a powerful and unique role to play in shaping our nation’s health care, manufacturing, energy, and agriculture policies.
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-6)
First elected to Congress in 1986, Rep. Upton is the past Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the ranking member of the energy subcommittee. He will give us the latest information on federal funding for current and potential future economic stimulus bills as well as plans to get the economy back on a more even keel.
Rob is a partner at Kelley Cawthorne and the MAB’s Government Relations Consultant. He will give a brief report on the elections and political advertising budgets. The COVID-19 pandemic has limited candidates’ opportunities to connect with voters person-to-person with town hall gatherings and door-to-door canvassing. Radio and television is the most personal way to influence the electorate.