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Tuesday | National Journal

How Republicans Flip-Flopped on Government-Run Internet

Government-run Internet service is an abomination, a waste of taxpayer funds, and an assault on private industry.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MLive.com

Regulators say constant repairs, extra inspections have improved Palisades nuclear plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials and plant executives have pointed to 2013 as a turnaround year for Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert Township after a troubling 2011 and 2012, which saw eight unplanned shutdowns in two years.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, The Regulators, Country, Covert, MI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Letter: Tell Congress to support EXIM Bank

Our business is one of those firms. We export industrial air compressors made at our St. Johns and Michigan City plants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg

MLive.com

As Fort Custer takes aims at missile defense system, pros and cons are being launched

It would pump billions of dollars into the regional economy, providing jobs to about 300 people directly and up to five times that number indirectly.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, Prison, Calhoun County, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Hill

House panel pushes on for communications law update

The House committee looking to overhaul the nation's rules for phone, Internet and other communications tools is pressing full steam ahead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

D.C. Cook Plant Retracts Oil Leak Notification To NRC, State DEQ

Officials at the D.C. Cook Nuclear Plant are retracting a report sent to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the state of Michigan concerning what was thought to have been a leak of 8,700 gallons of diesel oil from an underground tank.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Michigan

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Washington Examiner

Marilyn Tavenner's deleted emails pose question: Is the FOIA the law...

That's a reasonable question to ask following Friday's disclosure that emails to and from a top federal official may be "lost."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Medical News

House GOP focuses on administration official's instruction to delete email

House Republicans are pointing fingers at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner's direction to delete an email related to the health law's troubled launch.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Michigan Radio

Big changes coming to police radio systems

The Federal Communications Commission hopes to auction off part of the broadcast spectrum next year to meet growing demand for personal electronic devices.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lucianne.com

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A key official overseeing the ObamaCare launch last fall asked a subordinate to "delete" an email exchange on the matter, according to newly released records, fueling Republican concerns that the administration may be hiding internal discussions from Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi

MLive.com

FCC Commissioner discusses nationwide public safety network with Southwest Michigan first responders

Congressman Fred Upton and FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai were in Kalamazoo Friday to discuss with local first responders plans for a nationwide public safety communications network.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kalamazoo, MI

Fox News

Republicans question HHS official's instruction to - delete' internal ObamaCare email

A key official overseeing the ObamaCare launch last fall asked a subordinate to "delete" an email exchange on the matter, according to newly released records, fueling Republican concerns that the administrator may be hiding internal discussions from Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicaid, Health

MLive.com

Election 2014: It's not too early for Kalamazoo-area voters to focus on Nov. 4 races

Plenty of seats were available inside the Fetzer Center auditorium Wednesday night during the forum for candidates for the Michigan Legislature.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Van Buren County, MI, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

TheBlaze.com

More Reasons to Question That 8 Million Obamacare Enrollee Number

More evidence has emerged that the 8 million Obamacare enrollees touted by the administration as a sign of the health care law's success may fall short of the hype.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Battle Creek Enquirer

Congress could close federal bank helping B.C. companies export

When Rex Materials was looking for some help to increase its exports about six years ago, the Livingston County manufacturer discovered an obscure federal agency, the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Bill Huizenga, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Michigan

Mon Aug 11, 2014

National Journal

Members of the cast of NBC's 30 Rock.

So viewers who want to save some money on their monthly cable bill could drop Fox.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, John Thune, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain

AEI

Primaries show Republican voters wary of tea party candidates, skeptical of party establishment

The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the Tea Party movement has lost one race after another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Justin Amash, Mike Rogers, Opinion

Sat Aug 09, 2014

MLive.com

Congressman Fred Upton on Nixon resignation: 'Definitely impacted my life

Fred Upton was about to start his senior year at University of Michigan when President Richard Nixon resigned 40 years ago this weekend, and the southwest Michigan congressman says the fallout from the Watergate scandal helped shape his career.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Times Herald

CDC bioterror labs cited for security flaws in audits

Laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been repeatedly cited in private government audits for failing to properly secure potential bioterror agents such as anthrax and plague, and not training employees who work with them, according to "restricted" government watchdog reports obtained by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Western Livestock Journal

Vet med mobility act signed into law

The passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act in the U.S. House of Representatives in July, and its signing by President Obama Aug. 1, ensures that veterinarians will be able to continue to use controlled substances on farms and ranches, outside of clinic settings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kurt Schrader, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, Jerry Moran, Drug Enforcement Administration

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