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Fed flood insurance program unfair to state homeowners

by Candice Miller on July 18, 2011

Editorial: Friday, July 15, 2011 Fed flood insurance program unfair to state homeowners Macomb Daily http://macombdaily.com/articles/2011/07/15/opinion/srv0000012476113.prt The U.S. House voted this week 406-22 to add five years to the life of the National Flood Insurance Program.   With opposition amounting to nearly 20 to 1, is the minority simply out of step with reality?   […]

By Pete Kasperowicz – 07/08/11 12:28 PM ET   The House on Friday morning approved two rules that will allow the House to take up bills that would appropriate funds for energy and water programs and reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as early as next week. By voice vote, the House approved the […]

Dredging: Shipping industry declares state of emergency Kate Davidson July 4, 2011 The Great Lakes form a sprawling ecosystem of nature and industry.  In a strong economy, ships can transport up to 200 million tons of cargo across these waters each year.  But now the shipping industry has declared a state of emergency.  The cause […]

Oil pipeline fix safeguards St. Clair River

by Candice Miller on June 22, 2011

Editorial: June 21, 2011 Oil pipeline fix safeguards St. Clair River The Times Herald http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/20110621/OPINION01/106210302/Oil-pipeline-fix-safeguards-St-Clair-River?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p The waters of the St. Clair River are a bit safer, thanks to Enbridge Inc. and U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Harrison Township.   The Calgary, Alberta, company finished work last week to replace part of an oil pipeline between Marysville […]

GOP: National Guard Extension Good, but Not Enough

by Candice Miller on June 20, 2011

CQ HOMELAND SECURITY http://cq.com/doc/hsnews-3891562?wr=RDlYTlRja3lSajZFeUluaEZIRUF6Zw Republican lawmakers hailed the Obama administration’s announcement last week that it will keep 1,200 National Guard troops at the Southwest border for another three months, but they continued to press the president to expand the deployment.   The troops, who were set to cease operations this month, have been used to […]