Michigan Reports 27,423 New COVID-19 Cases, 379 DeathsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced new coronavirus cases and additional deaths in the state. Here's everything to know.
Michigan School District Makes Masks Mandatory After Community VoteMasks are mandatory in a southwestern Michigan school district after officials set the policy in an unusual way: They took a vote of the people.
Gov. Whitmer To Propose Tripling Michigan's Tax Credit For Low-Wage WorkersGov. Gretchen Whitmer will ask lawmakers to triple Michigan's tax credit for low- and moderate-income workers, putting on average an extra $350 a year into their pockets.
Northern Michigan Restaurant Wins Challenge To Law Used During Dining BanA judge in northern Michigan has ruled in favor of a restaurant in a challenge to a law that was used to stop indoor dining during the pandemic in 2020.
Whitmer Releases Plan Draft For Achieving Carbon Neutrality In MichiganMichigan will build clean energy infrastructure and invest in green programs over the next 30 years with the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050 to confront climate change, a draft of a state plan says.
Michigan Revenues Are $5.8B Higher Than Previously ForecastMichigan's two main funds will take in billions more than previously forecast, economists said Friday, again delivering good news to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers before a budget cycle.
Fleece & Thank You Holding Blanket Making Week Jan 15-22 To Provide Blankets To Hospitalized ChildrenFleece & Thank You Michigan’s largest provider of comfort care to hospitalized children – is hosting Make A Blanket Week: Macomb Saturday, Jan. 15 through Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022.
Ferris State University Professor On Leave After Profanity-Laced Video About GradesA professor at a Michigan university has been placed on leave after he told students in a profanity-laced video that he randomly assigns grades before the first day of class.
Michigan To Receive $563M To Fix, Maintain Highway BridgesMore than $563 million in federal dollars is heading to Michigan to fix and maintain highway bridges.
Hamtramck Judge Shames 72-Year-Old Cancer Patient For Not Maintaining LawnA cancer patient has had a difficult time maintaining his lawn since being diagnosed, but a Hamtramck judge showed no sympathy.
Flint Water Criminal Cases Move Slowly In Court A Year LaterA year after unprecedented charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, the Flint water prosecution him and eight others is moving slowly, bogged down by disputes over millions of documents and even whether some cases were filed in the proper court.
Michigan Receiving $44.9 Million From FEMA For COVID-19 ResponseThe funding will reimburse the state Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for eligible costs relation COVID testing and reporting statewide from July 2021 to September 2021.
MDHHS Awarded Grant To Address Mental Health Needs Of SE Michigan Flood SurvivorsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and its Detroit-area partners will receive federal funding to provide support for residents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who were emotionally impacted by the floods last summer.
Michigan State Health Leaders Predict Peak In Covid-19 Cases End Of January-Beginning Of FebruaryDuring COVID-19 update Tuesday, state health officials says cases and hospitalizations are at a pandemic high and they predict cases to peak by end of January.
Judge: Lawsuit Can Proceed Against Flint Water ContractorA judge on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit against an engineering company, which is accused of not doing enough to stop the flow of lead-contaminated water in Flint in 2015.