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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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."
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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.