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Biden’s ‘30 by 30’ conservation plan urges collaboration with private landowners

The Biden administration plans to broadly define conservation and encourage private landowners to adopt sustainable practices to meet a goal of protecting 30 percent...

Census data kicks off partisan brawl in statehouses over U.S. House...

WASHINGTON — The announcement of which states will lose and gain U.S. House districts in 2023 was the opening bell for the cutthroat, once-a-decade...

With ‘Amtrak Joe’ in the White House, states hope for a...

Stu Nicholson has been trying for decades without success to get Amtrak — or any other passenger rail service — to come to Columbus,...

EPA closes loophole on toxic PFAS

Manufacturers of perfluorinated compounds, also known as PFAS, will no longer be allowed to use a special exemption that allowed hundreds of these toxic...

Biden calls for sweeping ‘once-in-a-generation investment’ to reshape the nation

WASHINGTON — Standing in the same House chamber where a violent mob temporarily disrupted the certification of his victory, President Joe Biden on Wednesday heralded...

Whitmer, Michigan AFL-CIO mark Workers Memorial Day, encourage U.S. Senate to...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber during a virtual press event on Wednesday observed Workers Memorial Day and urged the U.S....

Senate Republicans rip into Biden’s oil and gas leasing pause

Republicans on the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee excoriated the Biden administration’s pause of new oil and gas leasing at a hearing...

Ron Bieber: Pass the PRO Act to level the playing field...

Since the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) passed 51 years ago, we’ve made great strides in making workplaces safer. Because of the organizing...

Biden to order $15-an-hour minimum wage for federal contract workers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 an...

Michigan gains population, but still will lose seat in Congress in...

Despite seeing an increase in population, Michigan lost a congressional seat, according to the U.S. Census Bureau Monday, dropping the state’s number of U.S....

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