Wednesday night, Dec. 3, EPA officials proposed four possible clean-up plans for the Velsicol Burn Pit in St. Louis. The contaminated pit is a remnant of the former Velsicol Chemical Company plant. Read more
Carl Levin (D), Michigan’s senior US senator, retires from Congress at the end of the year. He reflects on his career this weekend in an interview on Michigan Public Television.
A plan to change the way Michigan awards its electoral votes for president got largely panned at a state House hearing on Monday.
With veterans returning home in unprecedented numbers, veteran care officials say health care issues for veterans need to be addressed. Read more
President Obama is in Michigan Saturday, 11/01. He has a stop planned in Detroit to campaign for the Democratic ticket in Michigan. That includes Mark Schauer for governor and Congressman Gary Peters for US Senate. Read more
October 18 is the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, but National Wildlife Federation officials say the bill’s current ambiguity puts miles of streams and wetlands at risk of losing protection.
The questionable language was found as the result of two recent Supreme Court challenges to the act.
Federal and state officials say their efforts to get Michigan flood victims to apply for assistance are working. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says more than 40,000 people have applied in less than two weeks.
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear seven same-sex marriage cases. And that leaves the fate of Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban with the US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
More than 100,000 Michigan families are facing cuts in food aid coming as early as October, since Michigan has opted out of what officials are calling a “loophole” in a federal program.
Democrats in the Legislature say women should get 90 days advance warning if their employers are about to drop contraception coverage from company-provided insurance policies.