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Stabenow joins Republicans in fighting against global climate change legislation

Remember how, several years ago, when John Dingell chaired the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, us local folks organized and fought to have him take global climate change seriously? Well, it looks as though we’ve got another legislator that needs some convincing. According to Salon, Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow is planning to join with […]

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Ypsitanti’s Freighthouse attracts negative national attention

OK, remember how, a few months ago, I told you that we were going to receive $500,000 through the federal stimulus program to restore our historic Freighthouse? Well, today it became news on Capital Hill, as Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) named the project among the 100 worst examples of waste in the American Recovery and […]

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