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Working toward high-wage Michigan careers

Through career and technical education, students are trained in an environment where they are taught using hands-on techniques that can

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  • February 6, 2019
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Bill would safeguard Michigan military, Army Corps funding

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, introduced the Restrictions Against Illegitimate Declarations for

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  • February 6, 2019
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Northern MI ‘Water First’ initiative launched

Feedback is being captured in an online questionnaire.

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  • February 5, 2019
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Natural gas scare prompts review of Michigan energy systems

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has formally requested that the Michigan Public Service Commission conduct a statewide review of supply and deliverability

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  • February 5, 2019
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Gov. Whitmer creates offices of Climate and Energy, Clean Water Public Advocate, Environmental Justice Public Advocate

Governor Gretchen Whitmer yesterday signed two executive orders and one executive directive to protect the Great Lakes, clean up our

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  • February 5, 2019
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Gov. signs directive on transparency, accountability

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this week signed Executive Directive 2019-11 at the Michigan Press Association’s annual luncheon to strengthen the Freedom

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  • February 2, 2019
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Walgreens to pay Michigan and others $60M for overcharging on Rx

Walgreen Co. (“Walgreens”), the nation’s largest retail pharmacy, has agreed to pay $60 million to settle allegations that it knowingly

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  • February 1, 2019
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US-31 realignment project begins Feb. 4

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $11.2 million to reconstruct about 1.3 miles of US-31 in the city

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  • January 24, 2019
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Progress Michigan Calls for Investigation of Scabies Outbreak at Women’s Prison

Progress Michigan is calling for an investigation into an out-of-state medical service provider contracted by the state after a massive scabies

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  • January 19, 2019
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Charlevoix’s state representative to lead Northern Caucus

The Michigan House’s Northern Caucus, chaired by Rep. Triston Cole of Mancelona, will begin the new term with a historic

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  • January 18, 2019
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Sen. Stabenow, Peters look into potential plan to divert funds from Michigan to build border wall

Following news reports that President Trump is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to identify funds that could be used for construction

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  • January 15, 2019
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Legislation would allow Medicare to negotiate drug costs

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) announced that he has joined his colleagues to introduce legislation to strengthen the bargaining rights

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  • January 12, 2019
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Michigan budget consensus reached; modest growth projected

State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks, State Budget Director Chris Kolb, Senate Fiscal Agency Director Chris Harkins and House Fiscal Agency Director

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  • January 12, 2019
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Meet Michigan’s new governor

Governor Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist will host a series of community “Whitmer Winter Warmup” events in Detroit, Flint, Grand

Looking for a job in automotive or technology?

If you’re looking for a new job or apprenticeship in automotive and information technology or to transition to a new

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  • January 10, 2019
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Last year’s biggest scams in Northern Michigan

What were the most prevalent scams facing Northern Michigan consumers in 2018? Here are the top 10.    

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  • January 10, 2019
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Michigan Supreme Court elects Bridget M. McCormack Chief Justice

Michigan is now the only state in the nation with women in all four leadership posts—Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Chief Justice.

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  • January 10, 2019
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Whitmer Announces Director of Northern Michigan Office

Today Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer named former Senate Democratic Leader Mike Prusi as Director of her Northern Michigan office in

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  • January 9, 2019
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OPINION: Extend FOIA to Michigan legislature

This guest commentary is provided by Progress Michigan An Open Letter from Progress Michigan on FOIA January 9, 2019 Today,

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  • January 9, 2019
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Gov. Whitmer signs equal pay directive

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Directive 2019-10 aimed at securing equal pay for equal work for State of Michigan

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  • January 8, 2019
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