$1 mil in environmental clean up & redevelopment in Lansing

Proud to stand with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to accept $1 million in additional federal brownfield dollars to apply to environmental clean up and redevelopment in Lansing. These funds are crucial to redevelopment and job creation in cities like Lansing and manufacturing states like Michigan. Thank you, President Obama.

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LANSING East Michigan Avenue, south Lansing and former auto manufacturing plants are among city leaders priorities for cleanup and redevelopment with $1 million in new federal grants announced today.

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Memorial Day – A reminder to honor our protection of freedom

Memorial Day should remind us to take a moment or two today to consider the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedoms and way of life. May their families feel the love and support of a grateful nation.

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IN THEIR HONOR: Memorial Day weekend events show thanks | Lansing State Journal
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Taxpayers rewarded, thousands of jobs saved and created, & Chrysler gets a new lease on life

What a Win-Win-Win!! Taxpayers rewarded, thousands of jobs saved and created, and Chrysler gets a new lease on life…The naysayers on Wall Street proven wrong again. Thank you, President Obama for getting the job done.

Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne on government loans: ‘Tomorrow is payoff day’

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Watch me duel with Eric Bolling about GM

I kinda blew a gasket when FOX’s Eric Bolling once again attacked GM for not paying back the govt. loan fast enough. They are breaking records for sales and return-on-investment as GM products fly out of showrooms. You tell me if i was over the top…

Follow The Money – May 18, 2011

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GM jobs coming to Michigan and other states!!!

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GM jobs coming to Michigan and other states!!! Remember when the right wingers said we should let the “free market” work and kill off GM and Chrysler? I was proud to stand up for domestic manufacturing then and now. Great nations must produce greatly, not just consume.

5 Michigan plants to benefit from GM hiring blitz

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Let’s never get too busy to offer a hand up & a kind word to our fellow human beings

It is so easy to criticize, to judge. Mitch Albom challenges his readers to ACT, and reminds us the paramount importance of that human connection we share with others. Political engagement is vital, but let’s never get too busy to offer a hand up and a kind word to our fellow human beings.

Mitch Albom: Homeless vet goes home the right way
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A MUST Watch – Colbert’s Coverage of EFM Martial Law Issue

You have GOT to see Colbert’s coverage of the EFM martial law issue in Michigan. Colbert is absolutely masterful (and hilarious) in driving home his point about democracy and the hypocrisy of holding municipalities to a much higher standard than the nation itself. You will want to pass this on.

The Colbert Report: The Word – Autocratic for the People

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