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U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (MI-07) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12), members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, today introduced bipartisan legislation to help reduce unnecessary paperwork burdens and bring down energy prices for Michigan families
Gov. Rick Snyder today met with Commissioners from the Building the 21st Century Economy Commission, legislators, and local business leaders to discuss the importance of establishing a strategy for economic growth that will help new and existing industries thrive in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today issued its seventh annual report on the implementation of the state’s renewable energy standard. The report notes that all of Michigan’s electric providers met – or exceeded – the 10 percent renewable energy standard in 2015.
At 2 pm on Friday, February 17, 2017, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission (the Commission) will meet to review, adopt, and release a report of their findings on the civil rights implications of the Flint water crisis and recommendations for action. The Commission will meet in the Grand Ballroom of the Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan.
MPSC approves settlement agreement authorizing Wisconsin Public Service Corporation and Upper Michigan Energy Resources...
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today approved a settlement agreement authorizing Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS Corp.) and Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation (UMERC) to incorporate a uniform base gas cost recovery factor of $0.38929 per therm for the 12-month period ending Oct. 31. A therm is a measurement of natural gas equivalent to approximately 100 cubic feet
Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) issued the following statement today after the state of Michigan said it would end water credits for Flint families and additionally stop paying for the city’s drinking water through the Great Lakes Water Authority, despite the ongoing crisis:
Calumet will take a big step forward in its neighborhood conservation and renewal strategy using a $33,000 housing development fund grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) responded to U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s January 17th letter seeking answers about the water quality in many Downriver communities. Last week, Dingell’s office received reports of both people and their pets becoming ill after drinking water with discoloration, taste and odor issues. MDEQ Director C. Heidi Grether wrote that the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) continues to conduct expanded testing to ensure the water is safe, and provided water testing results and health guidance for affected residents.
U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) CEO Sue F. McCormick regarding recent reports of odor, taste and discoloration issues in the tap water in many Downriver communities. Over the weekend, Dingell’s office received reports of both people and their pets becoming ill after drinking the discolored water. Dingell is seeking information about the source of the discoloration and steps that are being taken to ensure the water is safe
Recently elected to her second term serving Michigan’s 12th Congressional District, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) was appointed by her colleagues yesterday evening to serve on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (E&C) in the 115th Congress. The influential E&C Committee has broad jurisdiction over issues including commerce and trade, energy policy, environmental quality, telecommunications, consumer protections, automotive safety and health care.
Southfield, MI: The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (GMAR), the top local association of REALTORS® in the state of Michigan, held its second annual “Gives Thanks” party on November 18 at Punch Bowl Social Detroit. The party celebrated and honored service men and women and veterans, as well as the entire GMAR membership. This was the second fundraiser of the year to raise enough money to train a medical service dog to assist a Michigan military veteran through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams and Michigan Farm Bureau Board of Directors member Ben LaCross, who is also a Leelanau County cherry grower, today applauded the recommendations made in Governor Snyder’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission report. Both LaCross and Clover Adams represented the state’s agricultural community on the Infrastructure Commission since its inception in April 2016.
Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the nomination by the Trump administration of Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Local Stakeholders are invited to the first in a series of three public meetings to provide input to help shape the future of stormwater management and water quality protection in the City of Traverse City.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss work planned on I-475 from Carpenter Road to Clio Road in Mt. Morris and Genesee townships. This project includes reconstruction of the roadway and redesign of the Saginaw Road interchange, and is planned for 2018-2019. MDOT staff are seeking public input on the proposed improvements and the construction staging.