| May 13, 2013
| 3:08 AM
VAN BUREN COUNTY -- Michigan Congressman Fred Upton, R- St. Joseph, along with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will head to southwest Michigan today, to get a first-hand look at the troubled Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in Van...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:26 PM
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski voted this week in favor of a bill that would allow private-sector employees to trade overtime pay for paid time off at the same rate of 1.5 hours per hour of overtime worked.
The bill passed by a vote of 223-204 with mostly...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:33 AM
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Soldiers with the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion will get an official welcome home from citizens and dignitaries in a ceremony this Sunday.
About 45 soldiers and their families are scheduled to attend. The soldiers were deployed in small teams around...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:01 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Republicans are heading into Election Day with a two-seat majority in Michigan's congressional delegation and high hopes of maintaining the edge, but three surprisingly close races have Democrats eyeing a previously unexpected...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers have issued a subpoena for the director of the Massachusetts pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak.
The subpoena comes after Barry Cadden, co-founder of New England Compounding Center, indicated through...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million.
"McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The Supreme Court answered some key constitutional questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Thursday, but the political controversy surrounding the health care law seems far from settled.
Sean Savage, a Saint Mary’s...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 10:11 PM
2012 Election Results By County:
Branch County (Excel document)
Van Buren County...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:17 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state's two black congressmen in Tuesday's primary election.
Pete Hoekstra of...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:37 AM
It's Election Day in Michigan.
The state’s primary is taking place.
Polls opened this morning at 7:00 and will stay open until 8:00 tonight.
There are several statewide and local races, including the big battle in the 6th congressional district...