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Ex-Michigan Rep. Dale Kildee dies; was in Congress 36 years

Oct. 13, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Rep. Dale Kildee, who represented his hometown of Flint and the surrounding area in Congress for 36 years, died Wednesday. He was 92. Kildee's death was announced by his nephew, Rep. Dan Kildee, who succeeded him after his 2012...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Oct. 13, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

Tampa Bay Times. October 13, 2021. Editorial: The Tampa Bay Rays loss hurts. Losing the Rays would hurt a lot more The Rays are looking for a new stadium. Will the Tampa Bay area deliver? That hurt. Losing a playoff series always...

Michigan redistricting commission to vote on draft maps

Oct. 09, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — After seven weeks of mapping, Michigan's new redistricting commission is starting to vote on much-anticipated draft congressional and legislative plans. The maps, while not final and subject to future revisions, will give early indications of the...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 15, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn more than...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 14, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Tuesday began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn...

Census data puts target on rural, Rust Belt House districts

Aug. 14, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

While suburban congressional districts are swelling with new residents, lawmakers in large swaths of rural America and some Rust Belt cities are in need of more people to represent. In rural Illinois, Republican Rep. Mary Miller's district is short 73,000 people. In...

Audit: Military personnel unprotected from toxic chemicals

Jul. 27, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from “forever chemicals” at military installations and isn't doing enough to track health effects from exposure to the toxic compounds, according to an internal audit. Officials have taken...