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Peters talks northern issues


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U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), left, discusses the manufacturing process with Bob Jacquart, right, of Jacquart Fabric Products during a tour of the factory in the Ironwood Industrial Park Wednesday morning. At center is Alyssa Chomiczewski, an intern with Northern Initiatives, a non-profit community development financial institution that provides loans to small business owners and entrepreneurs, based in Marquette. Chomiczewski, from Charlevoix, will be a senior at Northern Michigan University in the fall, majoring in marketing.


IRONWOOD - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited Ironwood Wednesday during his motorcycle trip around the state. During the visit he stopped by the Daily Globe to talk about the issues he is working on in Washington D.C. - including jobs, health care, the Essential Air Service and a promise to look into the rules regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency's response to natural disasters.

As part of the Senate committee's on Commerce, Science and Transportation; Peters (D-Michigan) is directly involved in overseeing many of the areas he talked ab...

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