News In The Upper Peninsula
Monday, March 8, 2010
Government Marquette Social Security Office to hire permanent judges
The Social Security Administration decisioned to place three permanent administrative law judges and support staff at the Marquette Social Security Office.
Government Three U.P. communities receive economic impact grants
USDA Community Economic Impact Initiative Grants totaling $81,000 were awarded to three Upper Peninsula communities.
Friday, March 5, 2010
Government Stupak wants NAFTA repealed
Congressman Bart Stupak joins three other U.S. Representatives to repeal the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as an effort to save American manufacturing jobs.
Friday, February 19, 2010
Government Gogebic Range Water Authority receives stimulus funds
The Gogebic Range Water Authority will receive more than $8.6 million to make water system improvements, Congressman Bart Stupak (D-Menominee) announced.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Government Hancock receives funding for snow removal equipment
The city of Hancock has received a total of $220,000 to purchase a new road grader, Congressman Bart Stupak announced.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Government Copper Harbor, Rock receive firefighter grants
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded nearly $47,000 for operations and safety to fire departments in Copper Harbor and Rock.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Government Spaulding Township receives firefighters grant
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $49,875 grant to the Spalding Township Fire Department in Menominee County.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Government Gov. Jennifer Granholm's budget address
Read the complete address that Gov. Jennifer Granholm gave to a joint legislative session Feb. 11 on the 2011 budget.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Government Marenisco Township receives USDA loan to improve water system
Marenisco Township in Gogebic County received a federal loan for $1.2 million to improve its existing water system.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Government Prussi says State of the State speech emphasizes need to address Senate Democratic priorities
Senate Democratic Leader Mike Prusi (D-Ishpeming) reiterated the need to address legislation to create jobs, reform government and ease the financial burden on Michigan families following Gov. Granholm’s State of the State address.