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Congressional Research Service Confirms Decline in Production on Federal Lands Under Obama
U.S. energy production is on the upswing despite a decline in exploration on public lands that critics claim is slowing the nation's economic progress.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Signatures get tougher scrutiny on candidates' election petitions
Gov. Rick Snyder, left, is joined by, from right, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Republican Party Chairman Bobby Schostak, and his wife, Sue, as he submits signatures Thursday for his re-election.
Cybercast News Service
From Clinton to Obama, many parallels
Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Clinton sought GOP support for health care
President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.
GM's problem problem
After hauling General Motors CEO Mary Barra to Capitol Hill, several members of the House and Senate told her they were outraged and mystified.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Obama taunts GOP, takes nationally televised victory lap on Obamacare
President Obama openly rebuked Republicans for their continued assault on his health care law in a televised victory lap Thursday, pointing to new data that show 8 million Americans have selected a private health plan through online exchanges and that millions more will be covered by Medicaid or their parents' insurance because of his overhaul.
See who won the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2014 High School Area Show
Roth's digital photograph, "Heard?" was the winner of the 2014 Michigan Sixth District Congressional Art Competition, Congressman Fred Upton , R-St.
House Republicans press Sebelius on food stamp 'misuse' by states
Top House Republicans on Thursday pressed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to rein in what they see as food stamp cheating by state governments.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Energy & Environment Update
Senator Jeanne Shaheen said April 10 that her bipartisan energy efficiency package , could see floor time in May, after consideration of the minimum wage bill .
Lyft Prepares To Fight Ride Share Regulation By Hiring GOP-Linked Lobbyists
The ride-sharing service Lyft has hired two well-connected Washington lobbying firms to help it fight a looming battle in Congress and the executive branch over how to regulate ride-share and private taxi services.
Upton challenger Paul Clements sets new record for Democratic fundraising in 6th district
Heading into the 2014 election season, Congressman Fred Upton's Democratic challenger announced that he has raised more money than any prior Democratic congressional candidate in Michigan's 6th district.
'We May Never Know' Critics: Census change hides ObamaCare impact
Not even the nation's official head-counter will be able to keep track of the comprehensive impact of ObamaCare, critics warn.
Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act
This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Litigious Weapon' Unchecked: GAO Finds No One's Keeping Tabs on Environmental Reviews
The Government Accountability Office found that sketchy data is being collected on lengthy and costly environmental reviews, with one administration critic saying the new report proves that the National Environmental Policy Act "has turned into a tool for delaying projects on federal lands."
The Wichita Eagle
Ronnie Cummins and Stan Cox: Require labels on GM food
Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, has introduced a bill – supported by the agriculture industry – to pre-empt states from passing mandatory labeling laws on genetically modified foods.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Michigan Delegation: See who's leading in Michigan in 2016...
Gert Hobson, front, and other supporters for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stand outside DeVos Place while she was scheduled to speak at Economic Club of Grand Rapids' annual dinner Monday, June 17, 2013.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Reports show GM engineer lied about switch
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee released a list of fatalities linked to faulty ignition switches in Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and similar cars.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
GOP Moves to Block U.S. Domain Name Shift
A House committee OK'd a bill to stop the transfer of the domain name system away from the U.S. by up to a year.
a GM Engineera s Testimony Could Be Key in Assessing Companya s Behavior
The excerpts, among scores of documents released by a U.S. House committee, offer a stunning glimpse of what may be a pivotal issue in a Justice Department review of the company's conduct in failing to address the problem for nearly a decade.
Congressman Upton: Internet freedom, openness needed
Congressman Fred Upton of St. Joseph is joining with other lawmakers to work on preserving Internet freedom.