Rep. Debbie Dingell Discusses Leaving Dearborn, Build Back Better and the Future of Our Democracy

After many decades of having a “Dingell” represent Dearborn, the city will have a new congressional representative. Michigan’s independent commission has officially re-written its political maps, which will soon cause a shift in political representation. “The vote we have is the fundamental foundation of our democracy and people are trying to undermine people’s confidence in that. You..

How Climate Change Shook Michiganders in 2021 — and What Things Could Look Like in the Years Ahead

Each year, the number of stories highlighting the changing climate has increased. In much of the world, there’s reason for that. This year, climate change took a particular toll in Southeast Michigan, where residents experienced one of the worst flooding seasons in its history.  “It’s a different reality, it’s a new world in a changing climate. And really what..

Reps. Dingell and Kildee Explain What Infrastructure Package Will Mean for Michigan

President Joe Biden is expected to sign his historic $1.2 trillion infrastructure package on Monday. Michigan will get at least $10 billion from that legislation, which would be a huge shot in the arm for efforts to fix roads, bridges and underground infrastructure. "There's no way to minimize, $1.2 trillion is a big down payment on a long-overdue need." --Rep. Dan..

After Cuts to Federal Spending Plan, Slotkin Says She’s Focused on Broadband, EV Infrastructure

Congressional Democrats are still working through the reconciliation process to get President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda passed, having to cut back on provisions such as 12-week paid family leave. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) explains what else has been cut from the spending bill, what she hopes will be included, and the significance of her national stockpile..