Former Michigan state Rep. Jack Hoogendyk is likely to announce next week that he will challenge Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) in the GOP primary in August.
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Women are used to being under-represented in Congress: There are only 17 women in the U.S. Senate (out of 100) and 76 women in the U.S. House of Representatives (out of 435). Unsurprisingly, only one woman — Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), also a co-chair, sits on the Joint Select Committee More…
The subject of a recent episode of the NBC comedy series “The Office” was about a doomsday device created by devious employee Dwight K. Schrute (played by Rainn Wilson). If his fellow co-workers committed five errors in a single workday, the device was wired to send an email to More…
Colorado’s senior member of Congress, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, today joined other Democrats in calling on House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton to hold a hearing on a new Department of Energy (DOE) report warning about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.
Since assuming the chairmanship of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee following the retaking of the lower chamber by the GOP last November, the number of Rep. Fred Upton’s top donors that are energy companies have more than doubled from the 2009-2010 donating cycle to the 2010-2011 period.
Iraq War veteran and progressive activist John Waltz, a Democrat, has moved back home to Michigan to run against Republican Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) for the Congressional seat in District 6.
Environmental groups are concerned that the appointment of Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, to the supercommittee that will decide how to reduce the federal debt will give him another platform to attack the EPA.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has named House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R- MI) and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) as picks to serve on the House-Senate ‘supercommittee’ charged with coming up with more spending cuts under the recent debt deal.
Opponents of the privatization of Jean Klock Park are hoping that all the attention focused on Benton Harbor as a result of the suspension of local government will bring support for the legal fight to take back the park.