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  1. Lawmakers to tour GR agency reuniting refugee familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | WOODTV.com

    A group of Congress members will discuss the next steps for a Grand Rapids agency working to reunite about 50 refugee children with their parents, who illegally crossed over the United StatesMexico border. Rep. Dan Kildee of Flint will join fellow Democrats Debbie Dingell, Tim Ryan and other lawmakers at Bethan Christian Services Thursday to discuss how children of detainees are being treated and the reunification process , after President Trump's executive order allowing detained families to stay together.

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  2. State lawmakers to visit child refugee program at Bethany Christian ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A handful of state lawmakers are expected to be in Grand Rapids Thursday to meet with officials at Bethany Christian Services to discuss the future of immigrant children who have been separated from their families. Michigan Congressmen are expected to take a tour of the facility before talking with officials from the organization about their plans to reunify separated children with their families.

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  3. Immigration Protests Held in 2 Dozen Michigan CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | CBS Local

    Report: Most Michiganders Don't Exercise Enough Just 22.9 percent of American adults are getting enough exercise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 10 Tips For Safe Fourth of July Fireworks Nearly 13,000 individuals were injured by fireworks across the country last year.

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  4. Michigan lawmakers denied access to detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    This comes after the Office of Refugee Resettlement turned them away from their planned visit to a foster care site. "Unexpected, unacceptable," that's what Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Tim Walberg call the ORR denying them access Friday to a West Michigan Bethany Foster Care site, to see children separated from their families at the border.

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  5. Immigration protests held in nearly 2 dozen Michigan citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | Washington Times

    Hundreds of people gathered in Detroit and nearly two dozen other Michigan cities to add their voices to nationwide protests over the detention of immigrant families. Detroit police estimated that more than 250 people marched Saturday through the city's downtown before holding a rally at Hart Plaza in sweltering, 95-degree heat.

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  6. Michigan Congressmen denied visit to immigrant children separated from familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Two Congressmen from Michigan are calling for more government transparency after the Office of Refugee Resettlement turned them away form their planned visit to a Bethany Christian Services foster care site with immigrant children separated from their families at the southern U.S. border. Despite first getting clearance from the ORR's director, earlier Friday Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Tim Walberg say the ORR denied them access to a foster care site, where they planned to evaluate how separated immigrant children are being cared for.

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  7. MI congressmen: Feds denied us access to see refugee kids in GRRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | WOODTV.com

    Two U.S. congressman from Michigan say federal officials denied them access to visit refugee children taken to Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapids. Republicans Bill Huizenga of Zeeland and Tim Walberg of Tipton said they tried to visit a site, but were turned away by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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  8. Cornyn Bill to Ease Burdensome Occupational Licensing Requirements Passes CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | East Texas Review

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn released the following statement after his New Hope and Opportunity through the Power of Employment Act passed the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions as part of a bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act earlier this week. "Hardworking Texans shouldn't have to deal with overly-burdensome licensing requirements holding them back from well-paying work," said Sen. Cornyn.

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  9. Kildee: Silence on separating migrant kids from parents equals complicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    The Trump administration's zero-tolerance border policy has meant some 2,000 migrant children have been taken away from their families. A new Quinnipiac Poll finds only 27 percent of Americans surveyed back the president's policy.

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  10. 8 of 9 MI Republican reps did not respond when asked about stance on family separation at the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    The Trump administration has adopted a "zero tolerance" policy toward anyone caught crossing the United States border. As a result, in the past six weeks alone, over 2,000 children have been separated from their parents and put in government custody or foster care.

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  11. House has "multi-pronged approach" to combat opioid crisis, Paul Ryan saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | CBS News

    House Speaker Paul Ryan said the House has devised a "multi-pronged approach" to tackle the opioid crisis. "We are taking action to tackle this opioid epidemic," at the House GOP leaders' weekly press conference Wednesday.

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  12. House passes three bipartisan Dingell bills to combat opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | MIPrepZone

    The House of Representatives passed three bipartisan bills introduced by U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell to address the opioid epidemic. All of the bipartisan bills, the Advancing Cutting-Edge Research Act, Jessie's Law and the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act, were introduced with Michigan Republicans.

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  13. Watchdog: Consumers Energy spends millions in dark money to defeat legislators, limit competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Reporters and activists have been piecing together information on a couple of political organizations funded by Consumer's Energy. Those organizations have been targeting politicians who support opening up the energy market in Michigan.

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  14. Political spending by Consumers Energy questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    In the past four years, Consumers Energy gave $43 million to a political lobbying group, Citizens for Energizing Michigan's Economy, according to research by the Energy and Policy Institute. That's a huge sum for a utility to spend on political activity -- as much as the entire electric utility industry spent on federal campaigns since 2015.

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  15. Consumers Energy spends tens of millions in dark money to defeat legislators, limit competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Michigan Radio

    Reporters and activists have been piecing together information on a couple of political organizations funded by Consumer's Energy. Those organizations have been targeting politicians who support opening up the energy market in Michigan.

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  16. House set to vote on measures for fighting opioid addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Washington Times

    Congress for years has nibbled around the opioid addiction issue, allocating billions of dollars and hours of speeches at the problem. But this week, the House will take its first major steps to change the policies that fuel the addiction, hoping to alter the prescription regime that gets some people hooked, reel in leftover pills that fuel addiction and disrupt the supply chain of illegal heroin and fentanyl that is killing thousands of people per year.

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  17. Tony Perkins Responds to SCOTUS Ruling on Jack PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Family Research Council

    ... Metro City Church in Riverview, Michigan, with the "Watchman ... (more) WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Representative Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) will address the 15th annual Watchmen on the Wall briefing, an annual conference sponsored by Family Research ...

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  18. Ken Blackwell on claims of a White House "spy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Family Research Council

    ... Metro City Church in Riverview, Michigan, with the "Watchman ... (more) WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Representative Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) will address the 15th annual Watchmen on the Wall briefing, an annual conference sponsored by Family Research ...

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  19. Ken Blackwell on Tax ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | Family Research Council

    ... Metro City Church in Riverview, Michigan, with the "Watchman ... (more) WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Representative Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) will address the 15th annual Watchmen on the Wall briefing, an annual conference sponsored by Family Research ...

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  20. FERC to Consider Updating PURPA: May Signal Big Changes Without New LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | JD Supra

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced at its most recent monthly conference that it is taking a new look at PURPA. The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act was enacted in 1978 in response to the 1970's energy crisis.

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