New Soo Lock funding included in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2019 work plan

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has submitted its work plan for 2019 to Congress. According to the Corps, the plan includes $32 million as an initial [...]

Bipartisan effort made new Soo lock a reality

Important improvements to the Soo Locks became closer to reality this week after President Donald Trump authorized funding for the $922 million project. And, we have our former state senator, [...]

Approved by the Senate: A New Soo Lock is a Close Reality, If President Trump Signs

“After spending all that money in the Middle East can you imagine, we can’t fix a lock? We’ll get it fixed,” President Trump said, during his trip to Michigan last April. Now a new lock in Sault [...]

Taxpayer Heroes: CCAGW PAC Endorses Michigan House Candidates

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Political Action Committee (CCAGW PAC) announced its endorsement of five Michigan candidates: Reps. [...]

Representative Bergman meets with local business owners and managers

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MIch. (WLUC) – Congressman Jack Bergman met with local business owners and managers during a tour of Miller-Bradford & Risberg Inc. in Negaunee Township on Tuesday. [...]

Congressman Bergman Receives 2018 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year Award

Congressman Jack Bergman was honored in Traverse City Tuesday for his work to help protect the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Maritime Task Force presented Bergman with the 2018 Great Lakes [...]

Bipartisan House Bill Passed to Fund New Soo Lock

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that is finally getting the ball rolling on adding a new lock to the Soo. Legislators want to build a second lock to handle Great [...]

Michigan representatives visit Moving Wall Vietnam Memorial in Manistique

MANISTIQUE, Mich. (WLUC)- Michigan politicians visited the moving wall Vietnam memorial in Manistique Saturday. The representatives came to speak about the walls significance. Congressman Jack [...]

USDA invests in water infrastructure projects in northern Michigan counties

MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) — Areas in Houghton, Alger and Manistee counties will be seeing some major funding soon. The USDA Rural Development is investing in four water infrastructure projects, [...]

Soo Locks Raised as Issue in U.S. House of Representatives

Washington D.C. – Today, the House (of Representatives) voted to send the conference report of the 2019 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) to President Trump’s desk. Congressman Jack [...]

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