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Walberg hails passage of energy bill


The U.S. House has approved the Lower Energy Costs Act, intended to help boost domestic oil production. Congressman Tim Walberg says the package reforms the permitting process for energy infrastructure and prohibits the president from declaring a

New bus service coming to Benton Harbor


There’s a new bus service coming to southwest Michigan. Megabus announced this week it’s returning to Michigan after six years of not offering services in the state. The company will have a stop in Benton Harbor, enabling

Huizenga seeking answers on bank failure


Congressman Bill Huizenga is planning to get some answers from federal regulators regarding the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. During a tele townhall this week, Huizenga was asked what caused the bank to collapse. He said it

Coloma planning to open a splash pad


There’s an effort underway to build a splash pad in Coloma. Mayor Marsha Hammond tells us the city council has created a special committee to pursue the project, which would cost an estimated $165,000 to $200,000. The