4 hrs ago
FERC Pulled Into House GOP's Questions About EPA Rule
Republican concerns about the potential closure of coal power plants - and questions about the nation's electricity infrastructure - will be on display Tuesday as a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hears from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the EPA's proposal to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants.
9 hrs ago
U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps
U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Endorsements: These Michigan congressional candidates deserve to advance next round
Like Americans elsewhere, Michigan voters hold Congress in bitter contempt for being long on accusation and short on constructive collaboration.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Bishop raising twice the cash as McMillion in congressional race spending
Former state Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop has raised more than twice as much as state Rep. Tom McMillin in the battle for the GOP nomination in Michigan's 8th congressional district.
The Detroit News
Grand Rapids businessman Ellis puts up his own money to challenge Amash
Grand Rapids-area businessman Brian Ellis has mounted a fierce Republican primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, portraying the maverick congressman's unpredictable voting pattern as "bizarre" and out of touch with 3rd Congressional District voters.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
House authorizes death of CableCard
The U.S. House of Representatives has reauthorized the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act , which mainly pertains to satellite providers' carriage of broadcast stations.
House votes to keep government in the tourism promotion business
It's a small world after all -- and the House wants to help American tourist attractions like Disney World draw more international visitors by reauthorizing the Brand USA marketing effort.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Boehner on Obamacare: 'It Cannot Be Fixed'
On the same day a federal appeals court upheld an IRS subsidy for Obamacare, GOP lawmakers seized on the opportunity of a conflicting ruling - Halbig v.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Overnight Tech: House to vote on Stela, paving way for Senate
THE LEDE: On Tuesday, the House will vote on a bill that makes tweaks to the video marketplace while reauthorizing the law governing satellite television.
Kalamazoo entrepreneurs: Internet continues to be a lifeline with customer and the world
The Internet has become a lifeline of information between business, their customers and the world, four Kalamazoo business owners said Monday.
WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Proos, Senate, Upton Push For Missile Interceptor For Fort Custer
There is a chance a new missile interceptor system could be located in west Michigan.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Taking the lead: the US' newfound role in energy markets and what it entails for the region
Now with crude output in the country growing rapidly and the US emerging as the world's top producer, there seems growing emphasis in Washington on controlling the newly found resource An exciting new debate is brewing in Washington.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Minnesota challengers Mills, Westrom score key donors
The Republican challengers in Minnesota's two most competitive congressional races are attracting more donations from high-ranking members of Congress.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Innovation is a constant and a necessity, seven top Michigan executives say
Innovation is a constant, every-day target and the key to future growth in a global economy, say the top executives of seven large companies with significant Michigan operations.
House to vote on TV bill next week
The House will vote on a bill to ensure that satellite subscribers continue to have access to certain broadcast programming.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Insurers seek rule change that would boost profits
The industry wants to exclude brokers' fees from being factored into administrative costs, which would reduce consumer refunds under the health law's so-called medical loss ratio rule.
Health Highlights: July 17, 2014
A new drug to treat a rare but potentially life-threatening genetic disease called hereditary angioedema has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab safety pledges: lawmaker
U.S. lawmakers investigating repeated safety lapses at government laboratories questioned Thursday whether the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was up to the task of fixing the problem, given similar promises to remedy such breaches in 2012.
House E&C committee talks 21st century cures - Health IT sees first ...
ON THE HILL TODAY: 21st CENTURY TECHNOLOGY FOR 21st CENTURY CURES: Tech leaders will rub shoulders with lawmakers today at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
GM Recalls 3.4M More Cars for Ignition Problems
General Motors is recalling another 3 million cars because of a defect that causes a similar problem to one that led to an earlier massive recall of small cars, and is linked to 13 deaths.