By Betsy Woodruff | 08/05/14 11:54 AM
Rep. Justin Amash headed home for his primary today against a well-funded challenger with one last controversial vote.
By Steve Doty | 08/04/14 01:42 PM
A look at the top GOP primaries happening across the country this week.
08/03/14 12:00 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than 500 property tax-foreclosed parcels across Michigan will be featured in a two-day state auction. The state says the auctions will start at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Registration for bidders begins at 9 a.m. each day. About 300 parcels in Dickinson, Iosco,...
07/31/14 06:45 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 pill is expected to be available to Michigan inmates. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/1xDUFwj ) the Michigan Department of Corrections 2015 budget, which takes effect Oct. 1, includes $4.4 million for the drug, which...
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/30/14 04:22 PM
Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.
07/30/14 06:30 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan and Canada have appointed members of an authority to oversee construction of a $2 billion public bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Michigan's designees are Michael Hayes, Birgit Klohs and Matt Rizik. Hayes leads the Midland Center for the Arts. Klohs heads...
07/30/14 10:00 AM
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is opening a new Upper Peninsula district office in Marquette. DEQ Director Dan Wyant will attend a ceremony Friday at the office with the city's mayor. It's part of Wyant's three-day tour of the U.P. starting Wednesday....
07/29/14 11:00 PM
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — DTE Energy Co. says it's working to restore power to about 15,000 customers out of the 223,000 homes and businesses that lost service when severe thunderstorms hit Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The Detroit-based utility says that 171,000 of its 186,000 affected customers...
07/29/14 08:15 PM
WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer on Tuesday proposed tripling the percentage of Michigan's electricity that must come from renewable sources and rebuilding crumbling roads — parts of an economic plan he said would create tens of thousands of jobs....
07/29/14 03:15 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Control of Detroit's massive municipal water department, which has been widely criticized by the United Nations and others for widespread service shutoffs to thousands of customers, has been returned to the mayor's office. The move comes a week after the department said it would...
07/29/14 11:00 AM
BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Crop damage from severe thunderstorms that dropped hail on parts of Michigan has prompted concern that some harvests will suffer this year, farmers and officials said. Bay County farmer Lee Koch told The Bay City Times (http://bit.ly/1tW3YYc ) that he won't know...
07/28/14 12:30 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Construction is starting on a long-awaited commuter light rail project linking downtown Detroit to the city's New Center area. Woodward Avenue from Adams Street south to Campus Martius will be closed about 120 days for M-1 Rail work. The roadway was shut Monday. Crews will...
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/24/14 12:23 PM
It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/19/14 12:29 PM
The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/18/14 05:11 PM
Rep. Justin Amash appears to be leading his primary by double digits, but that didn't keep the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from endorsing his challenger.
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