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Peters Leads Colleagues to Urge Office of Management and Budget to Investigate Taxpayer-Funded Trave »

"WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management, led 15 of his colleagues in a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) following reports that a number of high-ranking officials in the Trump Administration are incurring excessive travel costs. According to a September 19th POLITICO report, at least three members of the Cabinet have used taxpayer funds to charter expensive private airplanes or incurred excessive travel costs that signal a culture of wasteful spending. The letter was also signed by U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Al Franken (D-MN), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Ed Markey (D-MA), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Jack Reed (D-RI), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Tom Udall (D-NM), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)."

Hepatitis A diagnosed in a food worker at an Isabella County retailer »

"LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) have identified a hepatitis A infection in a bakery food worker at the Meijer store located at 1015 Pickard Street in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. "

Dingell Holds Town Hall Ahead of Next Round of NAFTA Renegotiations »

"WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) held a town hall meeting at UAW Local 600 in Dearborn last night to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The timely event comes as the third round of negotiations formally begin in Canada on September 23rd. The outcome of the negotiations will have major implications for Michigan families and the economy. "

Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointments, reappointments »

"Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointments, reappointments"

Mike Kowall Withdraws from SOS race »

"LANSING, MICH. – September 21, 2017 – State Senator Mike Kowall of Oakland County’s 15th District announced effective today he will be withdrawing his candidacy for the Secretary of State race. "

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