Federal Government

Macomb County SWAT FILE (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Feds To Be Banned From Supplying Local Police With Military-Style Weapons, Other Equipment

Some Michigan police agencies were recipients of that equipment, which included armored vehicles, high-caliber firearms, and camouflage uniforms.

CBS Detroit–05/18/2015

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Fed Shutdown Would Mean $18 Million-A-Day Loss To Michigan

An estimated 40 percent of the state’s budget comes from the federal government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

The University of Michigan central campus.

Local Government Officials Don’t Trust State, Feds

A new survey of Michigan’s local government officials shows that trust in state and local government is strongly partisan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

Judge Approves Gov’t Takeover Of Dearborn’s Fidelity Bank

Dearborn-based Fidelity Bank is closing, and will re-open Saturday as Huntington Bank.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012


Can You Pass This Fiscal IQ Quiz?

The Comeback America Initiative has developed a “Fiscal IQ Quiz” which anyone can take to test their understanding of the federal government’s serious financial condition and bleak fiscal outlook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011


ForeSee Study Highlights Social Media Best Practices For The Feds

The public sector is learning to communicate with citizens in ways that are not usually associated with government services, according to an analysis of the state of social media in the federal government released Tuesday by Ann Arbor-based ForeSee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

Select Fire Departments Will Benefit From Grants

U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., announced more than $1.4 million in federal grants for nine fire departments in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2011

Automotive Insight B 09/07

WWJ Newsradio’s John McElroy reports on the Federal Government’s issue with General Motors soon to be  new public stock.