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Stopping the carp

by Candice Miller on February 27, 2014

Editorial Since they escaped from catfish farms in Arkansas, two species of Asian carp have been migrating up the Mississippi River http://www.toledoblade.com/Editorials/2014/02/27/Stopping-the-carp.html#H5ld8dpasZE38wze.99 For years, ever since they escaped from catfish farms in Arkansas, two species of Asian carp have been migrating up the Mississippi River. Bighead carp, which can weigh as much as 100 pounds, […]

  Op-Ed by: U.S. Rep. Candice Miller Macomb Daily http://www.macombdaily.com/opinion/20140214/the-helping-families-in-mental-health-crisis-act-could-help-save-lives The victims of serious mental illness in America know full well the heavy toll it imposes on the lives of those afflicted, their families and loved ones. Rarely but tragically – as in the form of the senseless and unspeakable massacre of first graders at […]

February 24, 2014 By Todd Spangler Detroit Free Press Washington Staff http://www.freep.com/article/20140224/NEWS05/302240103/selfridge-aircraft-military-cuts WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is proposing to eliminate its A-10 aircraft fleet — including those at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan — as part of a wide-ranging reorganization that could potentially affect the Harrison Township facility. State officials have said there are some […]

School lunch v. the Nanny State

by Candice Miller on February 25, 2014

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140224/OPINION01/302240004/School-lunch-v-Nanny-State   Certainly not the adults who actually work in our Michigan schools or the locally elected school board members who adopt district meal policies. For generations, they have done their best to offer school meals that are affordable, nutritious and palatable. But that’s not good enough for the federal government. With a wave of […]

Published: Thursday, February 20, 2014 By Seth Stapleton Tribune Staff Writer http://www.michigansthumb.com/articles/2014/02/20/news/local_news/doc5305f5e52c891807171987.txt BAD AXE — U.S. Rep Candice Miller, R-Harrison Township, has proposed legislation that would order the federal government to cut off links in Chicago waterways between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River system to protect the Great Lakes from Asian carp and other invasive species. […]