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Gary Peters

U.S. Senator (D-MI)

Sen. Gary Peters represents the State of Michigan in the U.S. Senate. He has focused on uniting communities by fighting for a stronger economy, good-paying jobs, affordable health care, a secure retirement, and a fair chance for everyone to succeed.

Peters serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee.

In the U.S. Senate, Peters’ top priority is to continue supporting job creation and economic growth to strengthen Michigan small businesses and our middle class. He is committed to working with members of both parties to find commonsense, practical and bipartisan solutions to the challenges facing Michigan and our nation.

Peters earned a bachelor’s in political science from Alma College, a master’s in business administration in finance from the University of Detroit Mercy, a Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University Law School, and a master’s in philosophy from Michigan State University with a focus on the ethics of development.

Peters and his wife, Colleen, live in Oakland County and have three children, Gary Jr., Madeleine, and Alana.