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Michigan Senator Gary Peters says the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida is a multi-faceted problem that requires several approaches. 


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(MPRN-Washington D.C.) Governor Rick Snyder and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy are about to go on hot seat as they take their turn in front of a congressional panel looking into the Flint water crisis. 

"HARBERT, MI – U.S. Rep. Fred Upton on Wednesday once again pledged his support to local restaurant owner Ibrahim Parlak's fight against renewed efforts by the federal government to have Parlak deported." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"WASHINGTON — Six Republican members of Michigan’s congressional delegation wrote President Barack Obama on Monday asking him to reconsider a decision made earlier this year to have law enforcement agencies return surplus military equipment out of concern it could undermine confidence in police." (Detroit Free Press)

"Michigan law enforcement agencies are returning donated surplus military equipment to the federal government this month — including tracked armored vehicles that metro Detroit sheriff's offices have had for more than a decade— under orders of the White House, and they are not happy about it." (Detroit Free Press)

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