2 hrs ago
Announcement today on new authority to oversee Detroit-Windsor bridge
A six-member international authority will oversee the construction of a new public bridge between Detroit and Windsor, officials announced Wednesday.
6 hrs ago
Truth Squad calls 'fouls' on 4th Congressional District TV ads
"Sen. Moolenaar voted to create the Michigan Obamacare Medicaid exchange and led efforts to pass the budget that expanded Medicaid and funded Obamacare, driving insurance premiums up and costing taxpayers more than $1 billion this year."
Tue Jul 29, 2014
First Latina Senate chief of staff banks on Hispanic turnout to oust Valadao
The first Latina chief of staff in Senate history, Amanda Renteria, is hoping she can convince voters her government experience and personal background are enough to pick her over a tough GOP incumbent.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Central Michigan Life
Native Farmersa Market to get pavilion on corner of Leaton and Broadway
A new pavilion is slated to be built on the corner of Broadway and Leaton roads after the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe received a rural development grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Epic Fail: Sean Penn and other dignitaries attempt to sweet talk...
However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar and actor Sean Penn join the long list of dignitaries who have sought to -- unsuccessfully -- reason with the Castro regime for Alan Gross' release.
US Senate candidate Gary Peters built bridges in military, and wants to do same in upper chamber
When the Michigan legislature wrapped up the session in December 1995, then-State Sen. Gary Peters left Lansing for a 15-day tour of the Persian Gulf.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Enbridge pipeline in Straits of Mackinac needs more supports, Attorney General says
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says that Enbridge's pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac does not comply with state regulations and needs to have additional anchors installed to support the pipeline.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Construction begins at MSU's FRIB Site
Cement trucks were on site pouring concrete for the "Facility for Rare Isotope Beams" from 3 to 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.
WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
Ag Experts Praise The Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Annually Michigan growers produce nearly 80% of the United States supply of tart cherries, or 275-million pounds.
Myrtle Beach Online
Senate bill targets companies that move overseas
But big hurdles remain. The Senate voted 93-7 to begin debating the bill, which would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving operations to a foreign country.
Tribe gets $200,000 for farmers market pavilion
The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan is getting $200,000 from the federal government to build a farmers market pavilion.
Snyder Challenger in Michigan Says Voters May Not Know Him, But Know...
Gov. Rick Snyder built his so-called "Grand Bargain" that moved Detroit through the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation's history on the backs of retired Motor City police, firefighters and other city workers.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Stabenow announces help for fruit growers
Financial help is headed to Michigan fruit growers who suffered heavy losses in 2012 from freezing weather in April.
Democrats Tout Walsh Bill to Bring Back Jobs a " Without Walsh
Politics is overtaking the Senate floor schedule again this week, with a vulnerable Democrat leading the charge on a bill to give tax breaks to employers who return jobs to the United States.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
My Day At Netroots Nation 2014
Let me say this up front: y'all aren't going to like some of what's in this diary.
Northern Michigan News
Stabenow: Fruit growers get new disaster relief
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says fruit growers affected by extreme weather conditions in 2012 will now be able to apply for new disaster relief from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Summer Blockbuster? Congress' Week Is Tax-Action Packed
Another big inversion deal heads to closing. Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie agreed to purchase UK drugmaker Shire , making it the largest US company so far to move its address overseas for lower taxes.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
We need to export the union movement
Today at Netroots Nation, Senator Debbie Stabenow said we need to quit exporting jobs and go back to exporting goods.
Elizabeth Warren has already changed the Democratic conversation
As Elizabeth Warren delivered the keynote address Friday at the progressive Netroots Nation conference here, her surroundings had all the trappings of a presidential campaign launch.
Follow NN14 day 3 from home
Netroots Nation 2014 is now beginning its third day in Detroit, Michigan, and if you weren't able to make it, you can follow conference keynotes, highlights, and interviews online via Netroots Nation website .