Senator Debbie Stabenow
Since being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000, Senator Stabenow has been a champion for women’s health and policies that support families. MI List proudly endorses Senator Stabenow and cautions against complacency regarding her re-election. The political landscape is unpredictable and we must stand with Debbie in 2018!
Gretchen Whitmer for Governor
MI List is pleased to announce our endorsement of former Democratic Senate Leader and Ingham County Prosecutor Gretchen Whitmer for Governor of Michigan. View the full press release.
Gretchen Driskell for Congress
Gretchen Driskell is a candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 7th district. A life-long public servant, she spent six years on Saline City Council, 14 years as Saline Mayor, and four years as State Representative for Michigan’s 52nd State House District in rural Washtenaw County.
In addition to her work building economic success in Saline through business partnerships and job creation, Gretchen worked hard to create a larger coalition of women in Lansing as state representative. During her tenure, she worked to strengthen the progressive women’s caucus, participated in equal pay bill package, and sponsored legislation to support reproductive rights.
Today Gretchen continues to live in Saline and is the proud mother of three children; Ryan, Matthew an Ensign in the U.S. Navy, and Marielle and her granddaughter Chloe.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (12th District)
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents Michigan’s 12th District in the U.S. House of Representatives where she is a strong voice for the Midwest on issues that matter most to working families.
A member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Debbie is a leader on efforts to grow manufacturing, improve access to quality affordable health care, support seniors and veterans and protect the Great Lakes. Recognized as one of the 25 hardest-working Members of Congress, Debbie is focused on forging bipartisan solutions that support Michigan’s families and economy, including improving long-term care and ushering in the future of the American auto industry.
An active civic and community leader, Debbie is a recognized national advocate for women and children. She successfully fought to have women included in federally-funded health research, and advocated for greater awareness of issues directly related to women’s health, including breast cancer and women’s heart health. She is a founder and past chair of the National Women’s Health Resource Center and the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Before being elected to Congress, Debbie worked in the auto industry for more than three decades, where she was President of the General Motors (GM) Foundation and a senior executive responsible for public affairs. She was also Chairman of the Wayne State University (WSU) Board of Governors, and continues to fight to make education more affordable and accessible in Congress.