Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint)
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted against final approval for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would stretch from Canada, through the Great Plains, to the Gulf of Mexico.
One Michigan congressman is happy about the outcome, because of what he says was an unfair tax break in the final proposal. Read more
Republican State Sen. John Moolenaar will replace retiring GOP Congressman Dave Camp in the U.S. House, when the new congress convenes in January.
Voters across Michigan rejected two wolf hunting proposals Tuesday night. But despite the vote, wolf hunting is likely to continue in Michigan next year.
Residents of Mt. Pleasant and Saginaw voted to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night, while four other cities in central and northern Michigan rejected similar proposals.
Tuesday is Election Day in Michigan. Voters will select Michigan’s next Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, U.S. Senator, U.S. House members, and 147 members of the state legislature. Read more
A new report out Tuesday shows Michigan is making progress in fixing issues that led to long lines and clerical problems at the polls in the 2012 election.
The report from the organization ‘Common Cause’ evaluated 10 battleground states on how closely they’re following recommendations from a presidential commission on elections.
A small plane crash near Boyne City that left two people dead in January likely occurred after the pilot encountered dark, snowy conditions and lost control while trying to return to the airport.
Pilot Todd Lloyd and passenger Christopher Neumann died in the crash on January 6, about one mile from the Boyne City Municipal Airport.
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Good news for travelers in the eastern Upper Peninsula – the detour of I-75 officially ends Wednesday.
The freeway had been detoured for most of the summer, to allow for culvert replacements and bridge repairs over the Pine River. Northbound lanes were reopened last month.
If you’ve tuned to local TV at any point in the last month, you’ve probably seen the election ads.
Millions of dollars have been spent so far on advertising in Michigan’s Governor and U.S. Senate races, and according to some political observers, there’s no end in sight.
The cost of raising a child has increased by nearly 2 percent since 2012, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The report estimates it will cost low-income families, or those making less than $61,530 annually, about $176,550 to raise a child from birth to age 18.