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Michigan Delegation: 5 facts from campaign finance reports; nobody really seems to like Congress
Good Sunday morning and happy Easter. It was a busy week, with taxes and campaign finance reports being due.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
More Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K
Most of the discussion of pay for federal employees in recent months and years has been about insufficient or non-existent raises, pay gaps and budget shortfalls.
House Republicans Add Two to Incumbent Protection Program
The National Republican Congressional Committee added Wednesday two more members to the ranks of its incumbent protection program: Reps.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Benishek visits local dairy farm
Agriculture is a large industry in Northern Michigan, and U.S. representative Dan Benishek understands its importance.
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Conservative lawmakers oppose IRS bonuses
A group of House conservatives is pushing to cut off bonuses for the Internal Revenue Service division that targeted advocacy groups during the past two election cycles based on their names and policy positions.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New tax base helps make school improvements possible
Two years ago, the possibility of closure, and the loss of 25 jobs, was very real at Republic Michigamme Schools.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Tears, Angry Accusations Mark Hearing On Delayed VA Care, Deaths
A bi-partisan group of lawmakers lashed out at officials from the Veterans Affairs Department on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing veterans to die from delayed or absent medical care at its facilities and stonewalling a follow-up congressional inquiry.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
VA officials grilled on Capitol Hill regarding hospital backlog
In November, we showed you how 44-year-old Barry Coates' delay in care allowed his cancerous tumor to grow for more than a year.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Michigan Delegation: Congressional clout takes another hit with Dave Camp retirement, rebuilding already underway
In this Oct. 5, 2013, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp , R-Mich., arrives at the House of Representatives during the government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Congressmen and Staffers Get a Taste of Michigan
Staffers and members of Congress found out Wednesday as they sampled Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery in Detroit at the 5th Annual Taste of Michigan.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Giving Cover to a Tea-Partier
On March 26, 2014 Dan Benishek voted for HR 1459 which is written in a manner that will eliminate the ability of any President to designate National Monuments and Wilderness Areas.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
President Obama signs act designating Michigan acreage as wilderness
Every once in a while, even in this period of continuous legislative gridlock, a bill or an act finds its way through the 113th Congress and onto President Obama's desk.