With the news that longtime Democratic Rep. Sandy Levin will retire, one of his Michigan colleagues is seeking to succeed him on the tax-writing Ways & Means Committee.
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Cities with shrinking populations and aging water infrastructure can face tough choices when it comes to paying for waterworks upgrades and keeping service affordable.
Congressmen Dan Kildee is holding an event to talk about the GOP tax bill with local residents.
Kildee will hold a “Lunch and Listen” event with Democratic National Committee (DNC) Deputy Chair Keith Ellison.
After the Flint crisis, GOP Gov. Snyder wants to adopt stricter rules regarding lead in water. He's pushing state regulators to change the federal rule because Republican state lawmakers won't do it.
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Veterans were honored all over today with multiple ceremonies happening throughout Mid-Michigan.
Veterans Day gives us the chance to hear from those who served and ask them what that time was like, but for many of them, it can be difficult to talk about.
“Who I am today was very much born in battle and was born from that service,” said Geoff Roberts, an Army Veteran.
Cameron Corder didn't know his battle was just beginning in August 2013 after a medic mission in Afghanistan when he sustained a back injury.
The 2001 Clio High School graduate was knocked backward and struck his back on a metal box in August 2013 while attending to an injured Marine that became combative aboard a helicopter in Afghanistan.
Debate about "bump stocks" is not going away, despite little action taken by congressional leaders and the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives after the devices were used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
U.S. representatives Dan Kildee and Joe Kennedy III, the grand-nephew of President John F. Kennedy, took a stroll through the Flint Farmers' Market on Saturday afternoon to discuss the need for access to healthy foods.
The tour came after the congressmen were briefed on the latest updates in the water crisis in Flint at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township) visited the USS Edson Destroyer Thursday, October 19.
Veterans Michael Buda, a former Bay City mayor, and Jim Reha, a veteran and school teacher from Saginaw, toured the destroyer with the congressman.
As a part of a recess from congress, Kildee made his way back to Michigan where he is making visits across the state.