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Benishek Blasts VA Waste

Congressman Dan Benishek teed off again on Veterans Administration officials yesterday, after allegations of mis-use of funds were raised at a Congressional hearing. The latest allegations assert that VA officials used “purchase cards” to bypass the normal acquisition process, resulting in as much as six-billion dollars in wasteful spending each …

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Dianda Named to New House Roads Committee

State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) has been named to the new House Special Committee on Roads and Economic Development. The committee was established Thursday by House Speaker Kevin Cotter (R-Mt. Pleasant). Dianda is one of two Democrats on the committee. Five members are Republicans. The committee will take the lead in developing …

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Peace Officers Memorial Today

Law enforcement officers from around the U.P. are gathering in the Copper Country for today’s Upper Peninsula Peace Officers Memorial Service. Events will begin at 10:00 with a motorcade from Calumet to the Michigan Tech SDC. The service will begin at 11:00 at the SDC. The public is invited to salute …

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