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Detroit Residents Going Without Water Will Get Relief
On Tuesday, control of Detroit's municipal water department was handed back to the city's mayor , Mike Duggan, from the emergency manager handling the city's bankruptcy.
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ITI Statement of Support for Bipartisan House Trade Secrets Protection Act
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- The Information Technology Industry Council issued the following news release: The Information Technology Industry Council issued the following statement from Miguel Martinez, director of government affairs and tax policy counsel, in support of bipartisan Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 introduced in the U.S. House of ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
GOP establishment backs challenger in the 3rd district, but voters don't seem to care
The race to become the republican candidate for Michigan's conservative 3rd congressional district is a flip of other races across the country.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Portraits, works by emerging artists show great talents in 2 exhibits
Inspired by Howard Zinn's populist 'People's History of the United States,' Detroit filmmaker and artist Nicole Macdonald created a series of enormous paintings of Detroit heroes past and present - telling the city's history, in her words, 'from the ground up.'
Glasnost on the Potomac under...
It's as if the United States has two governments, one open and one very much not.
Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Moral Rights,...
On July 15, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet , held hearings regarding a number of copyright issues, including moral rights, termination rights, resale royalty and copyright term.
OMB gets new press guru
New director Shaun Donovan won't be the only new face at the Office of Management and Budget when he's sworn in Monday - he's brought over Melanie Roussell Newman as his new top press aide.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Justin Amash versus the Chamber of Commerce
A showdown is brewing in Michigan's Third Congressional Distirct which could have outsized impact on national politics for the foreseeable future.
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Around Wayne and Westland
Chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided by club and prepared by guest Chefs Dan Geb and Jake Hess.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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Leahy and Other Leaders of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail ...
WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The office of Sen. Patrick S. Leahy, D-Vt., issued the following news release: The House on Friday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to more easily transfer their cell phones to other wireless carriers, just one week after the Senate approved the same measure.
National Review Online
White House Negotiating with Hill Democrats about Border Crisis
White House officials are meeting with Hill Democrats in an attempt to figure out if there are policy changes that the party could support in order to strike a deal with congressional Republicans that would secure the administration with additional funding for the border crisis.
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Hundreds of protestors flood Detroit streets to protest water shut-offs
Hundreds marched in the streets of downtown Detroit on July 18 to protest water services being shut off for thousands of residents too poor to pay their utility bills.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Conyers ramps up as Sheffield presses on
U.S. Rep. John Conyers is campaigning more vigorously than normal for a 26th term, after a political scare a month ago nearly sidetracked his quest to be the first black dean of Congress.
Opening Statements Reveal Shooter's State Of Mind In Renisha McBride Case
As a prosecutor showed a jury photos of Renisha McBride, her father rushed out of the court room.
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Freedom Act 'Close' One Year After Amash's NSA Attempt
Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right, led the initial fight against NSA surveillance.
US lawmaker a longtime Modi pursuer faces new reality
A Republican lawmaker who has been a leading advocate of denying Narendra Modi a visa in the past, appears reconciled to the Prime Minister's coming visit.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Struggle for Water Rights in Detroit Is Showing How to Fight (and Beat) Austerity
The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes
The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
At Detroit Water Rally, Congressman Conyers Tells Water Department To ...
The bankrupt city of Detroit has a water problem. The city is trying to collect over $90 million dollars in unpaid water bills.