Initiative Announced To Oppose Canadian Plan To Bury Nuclear Waste Near Lake HuronA member of Congress wants Michiganders to speak out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from Lake Huron.
43 Sign On To Resolution Seeking Release Of Iran PrisonersA Michigan congressman says there now are 43 co-sponsors of his resolution saying Iran should immediately release jailed ex-Marine Amir Hekmati and all other Americans in its custody.
Vigil Marks Man's 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In IranAmir Hekmati was arrested in August 2011 while visiting his grandmothers and sentenced to death for spying, but he later was convicted of "cooperating with hostile governments" and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Michigan Congressman Proposes Opposition To Canadian Nuclear Waste Near Lake Huron The company says the facility would be safe and wouldn't leak. Opponents say there's no way to guarantee that for the thousands of years that the waste would remain radioactive.
Michigan Lawmakers Weigh In On Gov't ShutdownEfforts to end the partial government shutdown remain at a standstill, and state lawmakers speak out from both sides of the political isle.
Rep. Kildee To Live For Week On Food Stamp BudgetMichigan U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee says he wants to raise awareness about proposed cuts in nutrition programs for low-income families and children.