US Senate

Courtesy aoc.gov

The US Senate is wrestling with what measures should be in the latest coronavirus relief plan, including whether to reduce un-employment benefits or shorten the time they are made available. 

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The US Senate has confirmed former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as the nation’s new Energy Secretary. 

Some Republicans are using Granholm’s confirmation to blast President Biden’s moves to accelerate the use of renewable energy to power the US economy.

Courtesy Governor Whitmer's Twitter

Governor Gretchen Whitmer is part of a panel that will testify tomorrow (WED) before a US Senate committee. The topic is climate change and infrastructure.

Demonstrators around the U.S. call for USPS funding

Aug 26, 2020
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Cities around the country including Kalamazoo saw rallies yesterday supporting funding for the US Postal Service and opposing recent cuts there.

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A new bill in the US Senate is aimed at reducing the costs of preventative healthcare for veterans.


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