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The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today authorized Consumers Energy Company to increase its electric rates by $113,277,000 annually, effective March 7. Because the amount the MPSC approved is less than what the utility self-implemented in September last year, customers will see a refund, plus interest, in the future.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority recently announced just over $1 million in HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) grants, which will allow home rehabilitation and repair projects to move forward across the state
The Michigan Civil Rights Commission today released their report on their year-long investigation into the civil rights implications of the Flint water crisis. After conducting three public hearings and taking testimony from more than 150 residents, experts and government officials, the Commission determined that the actions resulting in the poisoning of the city’s water supply abridged the civil rights of Flint residents under state law
Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment and reappointments to the Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee
Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Lawrence (Larry) Monshor of Gaylord as well as the reappointments of Brian Abbott of Haslett, Rob Campau of East Lansing and James Nowka of Brutus to the Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee
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.
WASHINGTON - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Dave Trott (MI-11) led members of the Financial Services Committee in a letter to President Trump underscoring their...
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.