- Food industry looks to Congress as GMO labeling law nears Updated: Feb-04-16 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The food industry is pressuring Congress to act before the state of Vermont requires food labels for genetically modified ingredients.
- Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint Updated: Feb-04-16 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated pipes.
- Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game Updated: Feb-03-16 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water to flow to thousands of residents at a combative congressional hearing that devolved into a partisan fight over witnesses and no-shows.
- Grant to fund habitat restoration on Detroit River islands Updated: Feb-03-16 4:01 am
GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Michigan - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is awarding $2.3 million to restore habitats on islands southwest of Detroit in the lower Detroit River.
- Flint water crisis is subject of MSNBC special Updated: Jan-26-16 3:46 pm
NEW YORK - MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says she planned a special broadcast on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis out of concern that assigning political blame was getting more attention than the needs of the city's residents.
- Man accused of threatening lawmakers in 2012 enters plea Updated: Jan-22-16 7:08 am
FLINT, Michigan - A Flint man who authorities say threatened to kill three lawmakers from Michigan in 2012 has entered a plea agreement in the case.
- Senate panel approves bill to make school lunches tastier Updated: Jan-20-16 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON - School meals could become a bit tastier under legislation approved by a Senate committee.
- Great Lakes Commission gets money for Muskegon Lake project Updated: Jan-16-16 9:29 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - A federal grant of nearly $500,000 will enable the Great Lakes Commission to help restore fish passage and habitat in Muskegon Lake.