Trump Administration

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In the middle of a tight re-election campaign, Michigan Congressman Mike Bishop took time today to escort a top Trump administration official around a Lansing development project.

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Aides for the White House and US EPA delayed the release of a study on the impacts of a chemical in drinking water around current and former military bases, according to a report from Politico.

Funding threat dominated Great Lakes news in 2017

Dec 28, 2017
Derek Montgomery, MPR News

This year brought with it a few threats to Great Lakes health -- an above average algae bloom and an Asian carp sighting.  But a financial threat also loomed over the lakes this year.

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The Trump Administration wants a two-year delay on a determination on whether a family of pesticides is harmful to endangered species.

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Former Michigan State Senator Jason Allen was appointed by the Trump administration as the new Director for USDA Rural Development in Michigan.