Senate http://wkar.org en Congressman Kildee makes case for renewal of unemployment insurance http://wkar.org/post/congressman-kildee-makes-case-renewal-unemployment-insurance <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">A deal to renew federal benefits for the country’s long-term unemployed continues to elude the U.S. Congress. However, supporters of the effort, which include Democrats and a growing number of Republicans, are hopeful of a breakthrough in the Senate this week.</span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> There, Senators are looking at two proposals, one from each party. </span> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Current State 50471 at http://wkar.org Congressman Kildee makes case for renewal of unemployment insurance Terri Lynn Land discusses run for Senate http://wkar.org/post/terri-lynn-land-discusses-run-senate <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday, </span><a href="http://www.terrilynnland.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Terri Lynn Land</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> became the first Republican to announce her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Democrat Carl Levin next year.</span> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:43:14 +0000 Current State 37104 at http://wkar.org Terri Lynn Land discusses run for Senate Current State #52 | March 26, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-52-march-26-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Curtis </span>Hertel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on plans to run for Senate; former congressman advocates for mental health;&nbsp;Lansing City Council president's response to budget proposal; and measuring water quality over the years in the Great Lakes.</span></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:52:10 +0000 Current State 33291 at http://wkar.org Curtis Hertel on running for state Senate in 2014 http://wkar.org/post/curtis-hertel-running-state-senate-2014 <p></p><p>Current Ingham County Register of Deeds <a href="http://www.hertelforsenate.com/">Curtis Hertel</a>&nbsp;recently announced his plans to run for state Senate for 2014. As of now, he is the only democrat seeking to replace Gretchen Whitmer, who will reach her term limit come 2014.</p><p><em>Current State</em>&nbsp;speaks with Hertel on his future plans for the position.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:50:27 +0000 Current State 33290 at http://wkar.org Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill http://wkar.org/post/stabenow-vilsack-urge-house-action-farm-bill <p>Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-East Lansing) and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are urging the GOP-led House to approve a new farm bill when it returns to work after Labor Day.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:26:23 +0000 Kevin Lavery 21727 at http://wkar.org Stabenow, Vilsack Urge House Action on Farm Bill