6 hrs ago
Mich. Republican urges action in carp crisis
When you look at President Obama's proposed new budget, you'd never guess that Michigan has been one of his strongest bases of support, right from the start.
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17 hrs ago
Four Michigan judicial nominees clear key procedural vote
Four judicial nominees in Michigan cleared a key procedural vote in the U.S. Senate Tuesday and now will head for final approval.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Missoula Independent Online
Rockies Today, March 10
Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Winter cull of Yellowstone National Park bison done Yellowstone National Park officials said management actions to reduce the number of bison in the park are done for the winter, with 263 bison killed by hunters, 258 rounded up and given to tribes for slaughter and 60 transferred alive to the U.S.
The Michigan Daily Online
Secretary of Education pushes for more higher education funds
In his 2014 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama told the nation that education reform would be critical to achieving economic stability.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Sunken Great Lakes oil pipeline raises spill fears
A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer's delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world's longest suspension bridges.
The Columbus Dispatch
Farm bill reflects changes in Americans' eating habits
The farm bill signed by President Barack Obama last month was at first glance the usual boon for soybean growers, catfish farmers and their ilk.
Michigan Delegation: Political ads ramp up across state; Debbie Stabenow makes a pizza
Good Sunday morning and welcome to another edition of the Michigan Delegation, your weekly look at the happenings of Michigan's members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
Detroit Free Press
Brian Dickerson: Why Stabenow, Levin parted company on sexual assault bill
A bill that would have dramatically changed the way the military handles allegations of sexual assault stalled in the U.S. Senate last week after a vote that pitted Republicans against Republicans, veterans against veterans, and Michigan's senior senator against his usually simpatico Democratic partner.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Letters: Where's Michigan's bridge money?
Re: Frank Beckmann's March 7 column, ' Obama builds Michigan a bridge to nowhere ': Until Michigan repeals right to work, President Barack Obama should tell it to drop dead on its bridge request.
Crash Avoidance Systems May Be Required on New Vehicles: Marking the...
Vehicle manufacturers could be required to install crash avoidance systems on new cars and trucks according to the DOT, NHTSA and spearheaded by US Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, for one.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Michigan tops in U.S. small business lending program
Michigan leads the nation in loans made to small businesses under a 2010 Treasury Department program, the government said in a report released Friday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nominee to head CFTC promises tough enforcement
President Barack Obama 's choice to head an agency overseeing potentially risky financial market activities is promising to act aggressively against misconduct to ensure investors' confidence.
National Public Radio
Nominee To Head CFTC Promises Tough Enforcement
President Barack Obama's choice to head an agency overseeing potentially risky financial market activities is promising to act aggressively against misconduct to ensure investors' confidence.
$300K coming for trees on Belle Isle, across city
Detroit will see $300,000 from the U.S. Forest Service to help deal with dangerous trees on Belle Isle and across the city.
The Huffington Post
Obama Administration Won't Delay Food Stamp Cuts, But States Can
President Barack Obama, surrounded by members of Congress, signs the farm bill, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Small businesses already sick of Obamacare
Good for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the insurer that booked net income of $265 million last year and boosted CEO Dan Loepp's total annual pay to $6.6 million, thanks to a long-term bonus payout.
The Daily Record
Corps spending $25 million on Great Lakes projects
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $25 million on navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including dredging of harbors choked with silt because of low water levels.
That old, rusty underwater pipeline? Nothing to worry about
Recently, scenes from the frozen Great Lakes region have brought to mind the post-apocalyptic icy landscape of the Lands Beyond the Wall.
Indy Work Truck Show Features 500 Exhibitors
Thousands of industry professionals descended today on Indianapolis for the 2014 Work Truck Show which opened with the Green Truck Summit along with two educational sessions.
House OKs bill protecting half of Sleeping Bear Dunes as wilderness
The U.S. House Tuesday passed legislation to designate nearly half of Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as federally protected wilderness - the highest level of conservation provided to federal public lands.