3 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Bert Johnson throws hat in the ring for 14th District congressional seat race in 2014
State Sen. Bert Johnson is throwing his hat into an already crowded ring, announcing his candidacy for the soon-to-be-vacant 14th Congressional District seat.
18 hrs ago
Letter: Senate filibuster rule change another mistake
U.S. Sen. Carl Levin speaks at the Grand Valley Metro Council breakfast Monday, November 4, 2013 at GVSU's L. William Seidman Center in downtown Grand Rapids.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Defense Authorization Conferees Meet in Secret
The Senate has not passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act - yet - but the main players in an NDAA conference aren't waiting.
Ex-WaMu CEO Killinger Said to be Near Settlement in Bank Failure
Former Washington Mutual Inc . Chief Executive Officer Kerry Killinger and two other bank officials are in settlement talks with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the last chapter in the government's probe of the largest U.S. bank failure.
Steven and Cokie Roberts Fallout from the 'nuclear option'
J. Harvie Wilkinson III is a federal circuit court judge, appointed in 1984 by Ronald Reagan, but he's never seen himself as a doctrinaire conservative trying to "storm the barricades."
Detroit Institute of Bagels now open in Corktown
After a long wait, Detroit Institute of Bagels is finally open in Corktown, putting an end to Detroit's days as a bagel desert and bringing with it some much-needed breakfast bagel sandwiches, bagels and lox, and free Wi-Fi in a beautifully designed historic building on Michigan Avenue.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Editorial: Limiting debate won't end animosity between parties
The Issue: Democrats change the filibuster rule in the Senate. Our Opinion: Sooner or later the move will come back to haunt them.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Nuclear waste burial debate produces odd alliances
Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents - and relief in places that were spared.
David Kolb: Democrats are taking West Michigan battleground seriously
Other than that, the recent campaign rally at the impressively renovated Watermark Center in the old Shaw-Walker furniture factory had the feel of real victory to it.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
GOP Launches Major Push to Capture Blue State Senate Seats
Republicans are targeting blue states with competitive races in an effort to win back a majority in the Senate, Politico reports .
Automation Alley Extends Application Deadline For IT Training Cost Grants
Automation Alley, Michigan's largest technology business association, has extended the Technical Talent Development Program's Challenge Fund application deadline to Jan. 10. In its second round, the $1 million Challenge Fund has been set up to provide funding specifically for Automation Alley's nearly 1,000 member companies seeking to hire and ... (more)
Miller leads Michigan's congressional fight for more dredging money
Miller, R-Harrison Township, co-sponsored the House version of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act that passed in October with wide bipartisan support in a 417-3 vote.
Casualties From Dem's Nuclear Filibuster Fallout Will Depend On Future Wind Direction
Harry Reid and his fellow Senate Democrats exercised a very dangerous risk when they detonated the nuclear option to kill time-honored filibuster rights afforded to protect minority representation from total dominant-party rule.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Farmington Daily Times
COLUMN: Fallout from the nuclear option
J. Harvie Wilkinson III is a Federal circuit court judge, appointed in 1984 by Ronald Reagan, but he's never seen himself as a doctrinaire conservative trying to "storm the barricades."
The Las Vegas Sun
Nuclear waste burial debate produces odd alliances
Ordinarily, a proposal to bury radioactive waste in a scenic area that relies on tourism would inspire "not in my backyard" protests from local residents _ and relief in places that were spared.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Dem Sen. Levin Slams Harry Reid Over 'Nuclear Option'
Michigan Sen. Carl Levin , who was one of three Democrats to vote against the "nuclear option" on filibusters, has attacked Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in a Texas newspaper editorial for "poisoning the well" with the Republicans.
Detroit gets $24M to hire firefighters
Michigan's US Senate delegation has announced a $24 million grant for Detroit that will be used to hire 150 firefighters.
Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Report Details Costly, Failed Air Force Logistics Project
Muddled governance, ineffective change management and revolving door leadership were among the forces leading to last year's demise of a costly and high-stakes Air Force logistics modernization program, according to newly released findings from an internal inquiry.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Sen. Levin calls Old Tiger Stadium and its legendary players a 'magnet' for redevelopment
Calling Old Tiger Stadium a site that can "never be duplicated," Sen. Carl Levin made clear Monday he expects a special development for the old ballpark in Detroit's Corktown neighborhood.
Laura Gottesdiener, Wall Street's Rental Empire
"One shitty deal." "Shitty deal." "Shitty." The date was April 27, 2010, and Senator Carl Levin was pissed as he launched into a rant with those pungent quotes in it.