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As a former small business owner, I understand the burden that employers are facing when it comes to the tax system.
It's great news that we were able to pass this important legislation and meet the immediate need of veterans: access to quality health care.
Today's report shows that Michigan facilities are not immune to the problems plaguing the VA health care system.
I worked in a VA hospital for 20 years as a surgeon, so I know what it's like to deal with the VA's huge bureaucracy and lack of accountability.
As a former VA surgeon who worked at this facility for 20 years, I have seen firsthand how Washington bureaucracy gets in the way of taking care of those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.
Secretary Shinseki's resignation today is a necessary step that I called for previously, but it still does not solve the problems at the VA.
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a treasure in Northern Michigan and is a vital part of our way of life and economy.
This is great news for the future of the Great Lakes region and all of Northern Michigan. Preserving the pristine beauty of the Great Lakes through common-sense principles and ensuring that conservation programs in the area are fully funded are crucial and I am pleased to see that the USDA is carrying out the intent of Congress’s efforts with today’s announcement.
As a former VA physician and subcommittee chair in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, I know the time for excuses and explanations are over.
While this issue may not be something we like to talk about at dinner, we need to acknowledge that there are victims of sex trafficking in our communities right here in Michigan.