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Key Republican seeks ties with farm-state Dems on Senate Agriculture panel

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall is vowing he’ll rely on the relationships he’s built with Democratic colleagues and the Biden administration to...

Michigan delegation split 7-7 on $1.9T COVID relief bill vote

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to...

One-dose vaccine poised for FDA green light after advisory panel OK

WASHINGTON — A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday gave its green light to a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, signaling that...

House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and farming

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in...

U.S. Senate confirms Granholm as Energy secretary

Updated, 6:02 p.m., 2/25/21 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday in a 64-35 vote confirmed former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to run the Department...

Game-changing one-dose vaccine could be in states’ hands shortly

WASHINGTON — States struggling to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines are likely just a few days away from a pivotal development in the vaccination race:...

Michigan Senate GOP fundraises off Shirkey controversies as fight against ‘cancel...

The Michigan Senate Republican Committee sent a fundraising email Feb. 24 claiming the party and members were being subjected to “cancel culture.” The letter,...

Peters to lead panel overseeing Line 5 regulators

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.), who has come out in favor of shutting down the Canadian Line 5 oil pipeline in the Mackinac...

Whitmer makes case to U.S. Senate for more federal infrastructure help

WASHINGTON — Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities...

Big uptick in COVID vaccine supplies for states expected soon

WASHINGTON — Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers told Congress Tuesday that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states...

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