- The Latest: Email says shift to Flint River made too quickly Updated: Feb-12-16 6:08 pm
FLINT, Michigan - The latest on efforts being made amid the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):
- House panel calls governor, EPA chief to testify on Flint Updated: Feb-12-16 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Friday he has agreed to testify to Congress about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, bowing to demands by Democrats that the Republican governor explain his role in a cost-cutting move that resulted in a public health emergency caused by lead-contaminated water.
- Utah congressional delegation warns Obama against monument Updated: Feb-12-16 1:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation is urging President Barack Obama not to use his broad authority to designate a new national monument in the southeast part of the state.
- A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials Updated: Feb-08-16 8:01 am
The Detroit News. Feb. 5, 2016
- Drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakers Updated: Feb-04-16 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday when asked about his jacking up of drug prices, then promptly went on Twitter and insulted his questioners as "imbeciles."
- Senators grill personnel office nominee over data hack Updated: Feb-04-16 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S. history.
- Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seat Updated: Feb-01-16 5:37 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. Rep. Mia Love in the final months of 2015 as Owens tries to unseat the incumbent.
- Herbert sets Utah graduation goal, calls for Medicaid plan Updated: Jan-27-16 11:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert used his annual State of the State speech Wednesday to set a goal to raise Utah's graduation rate and implore lawmakers who have rejected Medicaid expansion plans to somehow help poor residents get health insurance.
- The Latest: Herbert praises Utah public lands plan Updated: Jan-27-16 9:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - 7:05 p.m.
- Lawmakers willing to pay for $14M lawsuit over public lands Updated: Jan-25-16 6:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Top lawmakers said Monday that Utah may pursue a lawsuit this year to win control of about 31 million acres of public lands owned by the federal government and lawmakers are willing to foot the bill.
- Obama enlists Pentagon to overhaul security clearance system Updated: Jan-22-16 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration asked the Pentagon on Friday to help overhaul the federal security clearance system, aiming to turn the page on a devastating data breach that exposed a major vulnerability for U.S. national security.
- Congressional lands panel criticizes southwest Utah BLM plan Updated: Jan-22-16 7:08 pm
ST. GEORGE, Utah - Members of a congressional subcommittee said Friday that federal land managers ignored concerns from locals that a southwestern Utah land management proposal will unfairly restrict grazing, water access and transportation.
- Utah congressmen unveil draft of public lands plan Updated: Jan-20-16 6:09 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two Utah congressmen unveiled a draft plan Wednesday that calls for protecting 4 million acres of public land in Utah in exchange for freeing up more than 1 million acres for recreation and oil and gas development.
- Price-hiking pharma exec Martin Shkreli gets House subpoena Updated: Jan-20-16 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON - House lawmakers have issued a subpoena to compel former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, reviled for price-gouging, to appear at a congressional hearing next Tuesday.