- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases Updated: Mar-06-14 9:17 pm
- Senate set to vote on military sexual assault bill Updated: Mar-05-14 6:52 pm
- Corps spending $25 million on Great Lakes projects Updated: Mar-05-14 6:25 pm
- Sleeping Bear Dunes wilderness bill heads to Obama Updated: Mar-04-14 10:07 pm
- Obama budget seeks cuts in Great Lakes program Updated: Mar-04-14 6:44 pm
- Obama budget lists $90 million for physics project Updated: Mar-04-14 2:48 pm
- Sunken Great Lakes oil pipeline raises spill fears Updated: Mar-03-14 5:49 pm
- Michigan's Peters attacks Land on auto bailout Updated: Mar-03-14 4:12 pm
- Dingell launches bid for husband's US House seat Updated: Feb-28-14 1:41 pm
- Panel faults US gov't over offshore tax evasion Updated: Feb-25-14 6:04 pm
- Congress signals tough fight for Pentagon plan Updated: Feb-25-14 4:49 pm
- Congress skeptical about plan to shrink military Updated: Feb-25-14 6:45 am
- 3 Michigan fire departments get share of funding Updated: Feb-13-14 12:08 pm
- Senators seek $30M for Great Lakes infrastructure Updated: Feb-07-14 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
WASHINGTON - The Senate is heading for a showdown over contentious legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by taking away the authority of senior commanders to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $25 million on navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including dredging of harbors choked with silt because of low water levels.
EMPIRE, Michigan - The U.S. House approved a bill Tuesday designating more than 32,000 acres of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as a federal wilderness, the final legislative hurdle for a proposal that has been debated locally for more than a decade.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - President Barack Obama's 2015 budget requests the least spending yet on a Great Lakes cleanup program his administration has championed, but an official said Tuesday the cutback does not signal eroding support for the cause.
EAST LANSING, Michigan - President Barack Obama has proposed spending $90 million in the coming budget year to keep a $730 million physics research project on track at Michigan State University.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer's delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world's longest suspension bridges.
LANSING, Michigan - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters sought to put his Republican opponent, Terri Land, on the defensive Monday by highlighting her 2012 opposition to the federal auto bailout, which is credited with saving the industry and is popular with Michigan voters.
DEARBORN, Michigan - Debbie Dingell officially entered the race Friday for the congressional seat synonymous with her name, saying she's confident she would hit the ground running if elected to the seat her husband has held for more than 58 years.
WASHINGTON - Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government has failed to aggressively pursue Switzerland's second-largest bank, a Senate investigation has found.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers signaled a difficult battle ahead for the Obama administration's plan to dramatically overhaul the nation's military, voicing opposition Tuesday to proposed cuts in benefit packages, long-standing weapons programs and bases that mean money and jobs across America.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's push for a smaller, nimbler military must now face the scrutiny of a Congress that has spent years battling the Pentagon's vision for a new security strategy.
ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Three Michigan fire departments are getting a share of more than $1 million to hire firefighters.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A group of U.S. senators is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to pump more money into maintaining harbors in the Great Lakes region, which has a backlog of projects.