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  1. Congress Passes Energy Legislation on FERC's Merger Review and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives recently passed legislation regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's review of certain transactions as well as judicial review of rate changes that become effective as a result of a FERC deadlock. First, , introduced by Reps.

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  2. Insurance executives push House to add annuity provision to tax reform billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | InvestmentNews

    Executives from major insurance firms are pushing House leaders to amend tax-reform legislation to encourage the use of annuities in company retirement plans. In a Wednesday letter to House leaders, the corporate chiefs said that they were disappointed that the Family Savings Act did not include a provision that would make it easier for employers to add annuities to savings programs they offer workers.

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  3. EEI Commends House Passage of H.R. 1109Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Electric Perspectives

    Edison Electric Institute President Tom Kuhn issued the following statement today commending Congress for passing H.R. 1109, which amends Section 203 of the Federal Power Act. a EEI applauds congressional passage of H.R. 1109, which clarifies the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority over mergers and acquisitions of electric company assets.

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  4. Michigan's Red-to-Blue PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | National Journal

    Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., followed by Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, emerges from a House Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, July 28, 2017. Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.

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  5. Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care Applauds Passage of Medicaid Improvement MeasuresRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | PRWeb

    David J. Totaro, Chairman of the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care , issued the following statement on the House Energy & Commerce Committee passage of H.R. 3891 and H.R. 5306, two bipartisan measures that would improve the Medicaid program by strengthening access to and the integrity of home and community-based services. Thanks to these measures, Medicaid recipients may soon realize strengthened access to high-quality, low-cost, consumer-preferred home and community-based services.

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  6. Congress urged to 'act swiftly' on national PFAS lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | MLive.com

    Emily Donovan's voice broke as she described the chaos that toxic water contamination by PFAS chemicals known as GenX have caused in the North Carolina communities that pull drinking water from the Cape Fear River. Her husband and numerous friends are seriously ill.

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  7. Gov. Snyder, Michigan Congressional members applaud hearing and national spotlight on PFASRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | State of Michigan

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder today applauded the announcement of a hearing on PFAS contamination scheduled by the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment. He also noted that having the head of the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team invited to testify shows just how strong a leader Michigan has become on this growing issue.

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  8. Clement criticized for redistricting decision, still earns Supreme Court nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | MLive.com

    Beth Clement speaks after she was nominated by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Supreme Court Friday, Nov. 17 in Lansing.(Lauren Gibbons Supreme Court Justices Beth Clement and Kurtis Wilder were formally nominated by the Michigan Republican Party to run for reelection, despite organized opposition to Clement's record on the state's highest court. Both Wilder and Clement were appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder last year, Wilder in May 2017 and Clement in November 2017, but have to run for election this year to serve a full term.

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  9. Acting U.S. EPA administrator wants to keep Great Lakes restoration programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Toledo Blade

    The $300 million-a-year Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is one Obama-era program that will survive the Trump administration if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new acting administrator, Andrew Wheeler, gets his way. And, from Mr. Wheeler's perspective, Chesapeake Bay's highly aggressive cleanup strategy - a strategy that mirrors the sort of regulations some U.S. EPA critics and others want to see implemented for western Lake Erie - has been a success.

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  10. Lessons from the 2018 Primary ElectionsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Western Right

    What can we learn from the 2018 primary elections? This article explains what the winning candidates had in common. I wrote similar articles in 2014 and 2016 .

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  11. HRC celebrates pro-equality champions in Michigan primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Seattle Gay News

    'The HRC is proud to support and work on behalf of Michigan's pro-equality champions in these crucial races up and down the ballot,' said HRC Michigan State Director Amritha Venkataraman. 'The stakes in November could not be clearer.

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  12. General Election Matchups Take Shape in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Roll Call

    Former state Rep. Gretchen Driskell easily won the Democratic nomination for Michigan's 7th District on Tuesday night, setting up a rematch against GOP Rep. Tim Walberg.

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  13. Primary 2018: Gretchen Driskell wins 7th Congressional District Democratic nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    The November ballot for Michigan's 7th Congressional District will look familiar. It is a rematch between incumbent Republican Tim Walberg and Democratic challenger Gretchen Driskell.

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  14. Whitmer, Schuette win Michigan governor nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Toledo Blade

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his family greet supporter Jim Barrett before the polls close on primary election day, Tuesday in Midland, Mich. Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan visit with patrons at a restaurant on the city's north side, Tuesday in Detroit.

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  15. Primary 2018: What is being decided todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Today is primary election day in Michigan. The big races are the gubernatorial primaries, but voters are also choosing the candidates whose names will appear on the November ballot for several legislative seats.

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  16. 4 Things to Watch in Tuesday's PrimariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Roll Call

    Besides the four states holding primaries Tuesday, the final House special election before November also takes place in Ohio's 12th District. Four states are hosting primaries Tuesday, which will decide the matchups in several contested House races and two Senate races.

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  17. Trump Owns the Michigan GOP Primary, But Not So Much MichiganTrumpa s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | New York Magazine

    As one of the three Rust Belt states that narrowly went for Donald Trump in 2016 and tilted the Electoral College to the underdog, Michigan is understandably of great interest to the 45th president. Accordingly, he has been especially heavyhanded in intervening in that state's August 7 Republican primary.

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  18. Congress quietly seeks to help states fix occupational licensing headachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    The bill marks the first step towards comprehensive reform, and given the , introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., in 2016, which allows governors to use existing federal funds for technical education to review licenses or certifications that pose an unwarranted barrier to entry into the workforce and do not protect the health, safety, or welfare of consumers. It's a necessary reform, given that arguments for occupational licensing often focus on public safety and consumer protection.

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  19. Cornyn Bill to Ease Burdensome Occupational Licensing Requirements Signed Into LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | East Texas Review

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn released the following statement after President Trump signed his New Hope and Opportunity through the Power of Employment Act into law as part of a bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act : "Texans pursuing a career with higher wages and more gratifying work shouldn't be penalized by onerous and duplicative licensing requirements," said Sen. Cornyn. "This law will give states the tools to revise these burdensome practices and reduce barriers to certain professions for Texas job-seekers."

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  20. Over $15 billion in waste, fraud and abuse identified in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Whittier Daily News

    Afghan security personnel arrive after a deadly suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor said a group of gunmen stormed the office of the non-governmental organization, Save the Children.

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