| Jul 12, 2012
It took more than 600 pages for author William D. Cohan to disclose the origin and development of what became Goldman Sachs, a financial giant which once had an office on Wall Street. There is much to be learned about investment and banking from Cohan&...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Following the 2010 oil spill that pumped thousands of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River, the National Transportation Board met Tuesday to discuss findings of an investigation into what mistakes were made that led to the disaster.
"Today we're going...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union met cautious local optimism, after he laid out several broad proposals Tuesday night.
The president called for incentives to keep college tuitions low, the creation of a veterans’ organization to...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 1:46 PM
US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, along with Senator Carl Levin and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell are teaming up Saturday afternoon to cut the ribbon at a new bus operations center.
The Wealthy Operations Center project, located at 333...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The Redmond-based Microsoft Corp. has avoided paying nearly $7 billion in U.S. taxes since 2009 by using loopholes to shift profits offshore, a Senate panel said in a report released Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard also avoided paying taxes through a series of...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:41 AM
HSBC Holdings, accused in a Senate report this week of exposing the U.S. financial system to illegal funds from Saudi Arabian terrorists, Mexican drug cartels and rogue regimes in North Korea and Cuba, will send a lineup of executives Tuesday to face a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:14 AM
A proposed federal budget bill would cut $50 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a program which provides funding for Asian carp control, among other invasive species.
Recently, the House Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Senator Carl Levin. Levin is the senior United States Senator from Michigan, serving since 1979. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He has...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:15 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Air Forceis planning mission changes at two Michigan bases as part of a nationwide restructuring as the Pentagon works to slow the growth of military spending.
Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan is chairman of the Senate...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 10:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's call to shrink the military, shut bases and cancel weapons to meet the demand for budget cuts tests the resolve of lawmakers who came to Washington determined to slash the deficit.
A new national...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The Army Corp of Engineers is allocating additional funds to Great Lakes dredging projects in order to support economic development and job creation.
In a letter to Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Army Undersecretary Joseph Westphal wrote: “Your...