Stabenow Seeks Additional $3 Billion for Advanced Vehicle Research

Under the terms of the bill, more than $500 million would be allocated to the U.S. Department of Energy annually through the 2014 fiscal year.

Published: 09-Dec-2009

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider a bill on Tuesday, introduced by U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., seeking nearly $3 billion in new federal grants for advanced vehicle technology research.

The Senate energy subcommittee is scheduled to review the bill, titled the Advanced Vehicle Technology Act of 2009, on Tuesday afternoon.

Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this July by U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, the bill passed in September by a vote of 312-114.

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