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Michigan U.S. House members oppose Selfridge cuts

by Candice Miller on March 13, 2012

MARCH 12, 2012 AT 6:32 PM BY DAVID SHEPARDSON DETROIT NEWS http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120312/METRO03/203120415/1361/Michigan-U.S.-House-members-oppose-Selfridge-cuts Washington— Michigan’s 15 House members urged congressional leaders to reject proposed cuts at Selfridge Air National Guard, saying the military should conduct additional study on the costs of big cuts to the organization. “At a minimum, we believe that a delay in any […]

Push made for stronger homeland security system

by Candice Miller on March 7, 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 By Chad Selweski chad.selweski@macombdaily.com; @cbsnewsman U.S. Rep. Candice Miller continues to push for a stronger homeland security system to keep tabs on potential terrorists who do not sneak into the country but merely overstay their visas. Miller, chair of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, held a congressional hearing on […]

3/6/2012, 3:56am  ET By ALICIA A. CALDWELL – Associated Press http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/illegal-immigrants-with-long-expired-visas-remain-tough-to-track-10-years-after-911-attacks/2012/03/06/gIQAkUQ7tR_story.html WASHINGTON (AP) – By the time the suspect in an alleged bomb plot against the U.S. Capitol was arrested in a parking lot, wearing what he thought was an explosive-laden suicide vest, he had been living illegally in the United States for 12 years. […]

Defense: Protecting a Nation

by Candice Miller on March 6, 2012

‘Discretion’ or ‘Amnesty’? Border Security Still a Contentious Topic By Tim Starks CQ Roll Call Staff http://www.rollcall.com/features/Outlook_March/outlook/-212810-1.html?zkPrintable=true Barack Obama is trapped in a vicious cycle with Congress on border security and immigration. Unable to move a comprehensive immigration overhaul, the president has implemented a number of policies and programs meant to secure the border separating […]

Michigan loses even though its bases are less expensive

by Candice Miller on February 28, 2012

Published On: Feb 28 2012 Morning Brew: 600 state jobs on line as Pentagon budget ax falls Michigan loses even though its bases are less expensive Guy Gordon, Local 4 News http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/Morning-Brew-600-state-jobs-on-line-as-Pentagon-budget-ax-falls/-/1719418/9143170/-/afnu32/-/ Detroit – Michigan’s Air National Guard bases stand to lose 600 jobs under proposed changes in President Obama’s new budget.  Selfridge Air National […]