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7:15 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Upton Says Tax Reform Won't Happen This Year

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Full interview with Fred Upton - web version

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says the United States needs tax reform, but it will have to wait for at least the next Congress

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12:16 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Grand Rapids Theater Owner Launches Campaign for Congress

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Bob Goodrich is running in Congressional district represented by Republican Justin Amash
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Local businessman Bob Goodrich has announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Justin Amash for the Third District. Goodrich, the owner and president of Goodrich Quality Theaters, filed a statement of organization with the Federal Elections Commission last week to officially establish his campaign.
11:41 am
Fri April 4, 2014

No Congressional Bid for Bernero

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But at least one other Democrat and two Republicans are considering runs for the House seat how held by Mike Rogers.
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will remain in the Capital City and not run for the Congressional seat being vacated by Mike Rogers. Bernero posted on his Facebook page Thursday that he will not seek the higher office. "So much is broken about Washington that it is tempting for me to contemplate a future trying to fix it," Bernero wrote.
10:42 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Rogers to Leave Congress for Radio Show

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Michigan Republican Mike Rogers of Michigan says he plans to launch a new conservative radio talk show after he leaves office.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Howell, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced this morning that he will not run for reelection this year. The seven-term congressman - who has been a key ally of House Speaker John Boehner and frequent guest of Sunday morning political talk shows - said he will step down at the end of his term, which ends early next year.
6:21 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Amash says legislation to rein in NSA gaining momentum

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Congressman also discusses health care, budget and immigration during town hall meeting in Battle Creek
In a town hall event Wednesday, about 65 people gathered to hear U.S. Rep. Justin Amash discuss the economy, spying and health care at W.K. Kellogg Middle School. Amash began his speech by talking about the National Security Agency and the controversy surrounding revelations on data collection on American citizens.

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