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Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration cancelled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport. This...
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PA Senator’s bill aims to protect kids, prevent school assaults

WASHINGTON – Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) has a statistic that would frighten any parent in America; so far, this year, more than one school...
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Federal highway funds running low, lawmakers react

WASHINGTON – It is crunch time for Congress, as critical federal transportation funding is set to expire soon. But recently, the House passed a...
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PA senators battle on the field

WASHINGTON – “Scrantonicity” versus “Hit it Toomey.” That’s how two Pennsylvania senators spent the evening, playing a feisty game of softball. “We are all...
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MI Congressman gets taste of living in poverty

WASHINGTON – Fake money is counted out on the table as part of an activity that is set up by the Catholic Charities to...
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Toledo processing center back on chopping block

WASHINGTON – The Toledo mail processing center is still on the chopping block, leaving hundreds of workers at the center in limbo. This comes...
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Immigration crisis heats up, lawmakers respond

WASHINGTON – The future is uncertain for nearly 60,000 Central American children. It’s a crisis impossible to ignore and it’s shifting the immigration debate...
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Great financial boost for the Great Lakes

WASHINGTON – They hold one fifth of the world’s fresh water and pull more than 30 billion dollars into the nation’s economy every year....
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Bureau chief talks GOP convention madness, Congress schedule

WASHINGTON – Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro talks GOP convention madness, and the legislative schedule for the remainder of the year.
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MI lawmakers react to SCOTUS Hobby Lobby decision

WASHINGTON – The controversial ruling handed down by the Supreme Court last week has people talking all across the country, and now Michigan lawmakers...