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http://riponadvance.com/news/lawmakers-react-presidents-announcement-u-s-involvement-afghanistan/7865 By Aaron Martin  |  May 29, 2014 Lawmakers responded to President Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that 10,000 American troops would remain in Afghanistan until 2016 with calls to provide adequate support for military action there. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, called the president’s announcement an act of “political convenience” […]

State View: A-10 fleet should be saved

by Candice Miller on May 22, 2014

The demands of warfare have changed over decades, but the A-10 Thunderbolt remains an effective weapon — one that combat troops value and support. The demands of warfare have changed over decades, but the A-10 Thunderbolt remains an effective weapon — one that combat troops value and support. Read more: http://www.lenconnect.com/article/20140520/Opinion/140529949#ixzz32ToLL8I5  By Times Herald Posted May. […]

:54 PM, May 22, 2014   | By Todd Spangler Detroit Free Press Washington Staff http://www.freep.com/article/20140522/NEWS06/305220242/Great-Lakes-funding-U-S-legislation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate gave final passage to a waterresources development bill today that could substantially increas efunding for Great Lakes navigation projects, including those in Michigan. Both Michigan senators — Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both Democrats — supported the legislation, which […]

By Chad Halcom http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20140522/NEWS/140529937/latest-defense-bill-saves-selfridge-air-fleet-more-than-700-jobs The fleet of A-10 fighters and hundreds of related jobs at Selfridge Air National Guard Base could be spared once more, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of a 2015 defense bill preserving them from elimination. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 passed 325-98 on the House floor about noon […]

Conference committee reaches agreement on WRRDA

by Candice Miller on May 19, 2014

By Aaron Martin  |  May 19, 2014 http://riponadvance.com/news/conference-committee-reaches-agreement-wrrda/7735 A House-Senate conference committee reached agreement on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) on Thursday, which would authorize infrastructure projects carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) introduced the House version of the WRRDA. “This measure […]