The state attorneys general requested last month that the cases be consolidated. Facebook objected to the consolidation, saying it was "premature and unnecessary" but did not object to the same judge hearing both cases.
The Obama Administration sent public funds to a non-profit humanitarian agency, which improperly transacted with an organization that had previously been sanctioned over its ties to terrorist groups.
The probe revealed that World Vision funnelled rough $5 million to Maktab al-Khidamat, the predecessor to Al-Qaeda; adding that insufficient vetting practices led to such dangerous levels of ignorance.
While governor, Granholm supported efforts to build advanced battery plants for electric cars in Michigan, despite concerns from some in the auto industry about moving away from gasoline-powered engines.