GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - On a day when her travels around Michigan included a stop at Herbruck's Poultry Ranch in Ionia, Sen. Debbie Stabenow also stopped in Grand Rapids to talk more about agriculture and the election.
On Monday, her Republican opponent, former Congressman Pete Hoekstra, called for six debates before the November election.
When asked about it on Tuesday, Stabenow said she's always debated her opponents. The Senate is still in session, she noted, and there would be plenty of time for debates in October.
No plans for a Stabenow-Hoekstra debate have been finalized.
The Michigan House has put off voting on legislation to hold back third-graders who aren't proficient in reading and grade public schools from A to F instead of colors.
Kent County prosecutors say they are charging a man with the sexual assault of a 77-year-old woman in her southeast Grand Rapids home.
Kent County sheriff’s investigators say what was initially believed to be an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in Alpine Township Tuesday was actually staged.