Congress

Jacquelyn Martin, The Associated Press

Representative Dan Kildee says Congress doesn’t have a lot of time, but should be able to tackle some big issues this year. 


"U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, plans to use his House Energy and Commerce Committee chairmanship to launch a congressional review of concussions in 2016, his office said Tuesday." (Detroit News)

"If this were 2020, Michigan would lose one of its 14 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau today." (Detroit Free Press)

"WASHINGTON — As expected, the U.S. House on Monday quickly passed legislation that moves to phase out the use of tiny synthetic particles known as microbeads, which are used in cosmetics and personal care products and can pose an environmental threat to the Great Lakes and other waterways." (Detroit Free Press)

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West Michigan Congress Fred Upton says Paul Ryan is best equipped to become the new Speaker of the House. But it’s not clear right now if the Wisconsin Republican wants the job. 


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