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ICYMI: Michigan reps in Congress touting bill to speed up discovery of medical cures

February 8, 2016

It's been less than three months since Chad Carr, the 5-year-old grandson of former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr, died following a 15-month battle with an inoperable brain tumor. But his legacy lives on. Chad's passing in November came at the hands of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an extremely rare type of pediatric brain ca...

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ICYMI: Flint water crisis prompts EPA reform bill from Upton, Kildee

February 5, 2016

In the wake of the Flint water crisis, Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph and Congressman Dan Kildee, D-Flint, today introduced a bill to speed public notification when concentrations of lead in drinking water are above federal requirements. The bill is co-sponsored by all 14 members of Michigan's congressional delegation, , said a joint press re...

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Kildee, Upton Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Federal Role in Drinking Water Emergencies

February 4, 2016

Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and Congressman Dan Kildee, D-Flint, today announced joint legislation pertaining to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The bill is co-sponsored by all 14 members of Michigan’s Congressional Delegation. The Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act will strengthen requirements to have ...

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