Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Senator Gary Peters visited the Marquette area today for several stops including The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike.
Peters talked about his visit to the area, which included a tour of the Great Lakes vessel, James L. Oberstar, which was docked in Marquette’s Upper Harbor.
Michigan’s junior U.S. Senator said the tour of the vessel was also a chance to discuss the importance of Great Lakes shipping to the U.P. and the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in Great Lakes shipping operations.
Peters also talked about environmental concerns in the Great Lakes related to the current state of the pipeline running under the Straits of Mackinac.
He also talked about a bill that eases the start-up of micro distilleries and another that calls for a national law enforcement review process that he is currently advancing in Washington, D.C.