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No agreement on how to pay for highways

August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Small wonder Congress has kept federal highway and transit programs teetering on the edge of insolvency for years, unable to find a politically acceptable long-term source of fund. more »»

Almanac

August 6, 2014 Today is Wednesday, August 6, the 218th day of 2014. There are 147 days left in the year. more »»

Your Lawmakers

August 6, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 U.S. Sen. Carl Levin Escanaba Office: 524 Ludington St., Suite LL103 Phone: (906) 789-0052 U.S. Sen. more »»

A progressive with punch

August 4, 2014 WASHINGTON — If Ohio’s senior senator were named Sharon Brown instead of Sherrod Brown, progressives would have a plausible political pin-up and a serious alternative to the tawdry boredom of Hillar... more »»

How They Voted

August 4, 2014 While the Legislature is on a summer break the Roll Call Report is reviewing key votes of the 2013-2014 session. more »»

Almanac

August 4, 2014 Today is Monday, August 4, the 216th day of 2014. There are 149 days left in the year. more »»

Healthy profits?

August 2, 2014 WASHINGTON — I’m the underachiever in my family. My parents also produced Harvard Medical School research director Thomas Stossel. Mom called him the one who had “a real job. more »»

Almanac

August 2, 2014 Today is Saturday, August 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year. more »»

Your Lawmakers

August 2, 2014 State Rep. Ed McBroom S-1487 House Office Building P.O. Box 30014 Lansing, MI 48909 Toll Free: (855) 347-8108 [855 DIST108] E-mail: EdMcBroom@house.mi.gov State Sen. Tom Casperson P.O. more »»

DATA more efficient, cost effective

August 1, 2014 ESCANABA — In a recent letter to the editor regarding Delta Area Transit Authority (DATA) the writer cited an incident where the service his mother received several years ago was less than she/they... more »»

Guns in the workplace, not for politicians

August 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — Its official title is the “Safe Carry Protection Act,” and when it was signed by Georgia’s Republican Gov. more »»

Almanac

August 1, 2014 Today is Friday, August 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year. more »»

Talkers, standers and whoo-hooers

July 31, 2014 FLINT — I’ve been to a lot of concerts this summer so the story about singer Ray LaMontagne storming off-stage at his Grand Rapids performance caught my eye. more »»

Cease the cease-fires

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East — Arab and Israeli alike — were among the nicest looking little children I had see... more »»

Almanac

July 30, 2014 Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year. more »»

Wall Street firms avoided taxes, took risks

July 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — In recent years, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which I chair, has exposed tax avoidance by profitable corporations and wealthy individuals. more »»

How They Voted

July 29, 2014 While the Legislature is on a summer break the Roll Call Report is reviewing key votes of the 2013-2014 session. more »»

Your Lawmakers

July 29, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500 S. Stephenson, Suite 500 Iron Mountain, MI 49801 Phone: (906) 828-1581 U.S. more »»

Goldwater 2.0

July 28, 2014 MENLO PARK, Calif. — Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. more »»

How They Voted

July 28, 2014 While the Legislature is on a summer break the Roll Call Report is reviewing key votes of the 2013-2014 session. more »»

 
 

 

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