Region/State

pexels-1534125 web

Report on child care in Northern MI

In Northwest Lower Michigan the cost of child care often exceeds families’ budgets. The average cost of home based care

  • News
  • January 8, 2019
  • 0
chapp house demo web

Land Bank funds to help rural areas fight blight

Small communities can apply by Feb. 15 for funds to help eliminate blight through a new Michigan Land Bank grant

Gov. Whitmer directives on ethical government

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today signed a package of executive directives focused on assuring good government and ethical practices in her

  • Free
  • January 4, 2019
  • 0

Gov. Whitmer seeks AG review of Line 5 legislation

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has requested a legal opinion from Attorney General Dana Nessel regarding the constitutionality of the recent Enbridge

  • News
  • January 3, 2019
  • 0

ICYMI – Gov. Whitmer’s and Lt. Gov. Gilchrist’s inaugural addresses

Lieutenant Governor-elect Garlin Gilchrist II The steps we stand upon this morning are more than the pathway to the chambers

  • Free
  • January 2, 2019
  • 0

Live broadcast of Whitmer inauguration New Year’s Day

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters, in cooperation with the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters, will provide live television and radio

NLEA to form Broadband Consortium

By Andy Hayes, NLEA President There currently exists high speed internet fiber in our area that is only accessible to

  • Free
  • December 28, 2018
  • 0

Michigan’s new gubernatorial cabinet, leaders announced

As Michigan’s new governor readies to take her role as the head of the state, Gretchen Whitmer recently announced a

  • News
  • December 26, 2018
  • 0

Improving Michigan’s Child Protective Services

The Operation Excellence Team named by Gov. Rick Snyder to address numerous shortcomings cited in a recent state audit last

  • News
  • December 26, 2018
  • 0

New law enhances penalties for crimes against animals

Also signs four bills, vetoes four bills Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation increasing prison time for aggravated animal cruelty

  • Free
  • December 25, 2018
  • 0

Governor’s sentence commutation, pardon list

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has completed his review and recommendations for commutations and pardons for those convicted of a crime

  • Free
  • December 25, 2018
  • 0

Healthy MI Plan to continue five more years

The Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Dec. 21 announced approval of Michigan’s amended Healthy Michigan Waiver, providing continued health

  • Free
  • December 25, 2018
  • 0

Gov. signs school safety, 14 other laws

Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed legislation creating new safety initiatives to better protect Michigan schoolchildren. “These bills will ensure school

  • Free
  • December 25, 2018
  • 0

Bill includes significant funds for Michigan roads

The County Road Association of Michigan appreciates a gift to the people of Michigan in the form of additional road

  • Free
  • December 25, 2018
  • 0

Snyder signs minimum wage increase, paid medical leave into law

Among provisions in the new law, minimum wage will increase to $12.05 by the year 2030.    

  • News
  • December 21, 2018
  • 0

17 new Michigan laws passed

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder yesterday signed 17 new laws into existence. The new legislation includes rules on substitute teachers, amusement

  • News
  • December 21, 2018
  • 0
Senator Debbie Stabenow

Stabenow bill fixes, ensures Michigan vets housing benefits

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announced unanimous Senate passage of legislation she cosponsored, the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act, to

  • Free
  • December 20, 2018
  • 0

Michigan Senate’s last-minute bid to kill wetland protections

On Tuesday Dec. 18, the Michigan legislature passed Senate Bill 1211, which if allowed to become law, would rollback protection

  • Free
  • December 19, 2018
  • 0

8 new laws signed by Gov. Snyder

Crime victims have more options for reading their victim impact statement in court, under legislation signed today by Gov. Rick

  • Free
  • December 18, 2018
  • 0

3.6M MI residents to travel over holidays

AAA Michigan projects nearly 3.6 million residents will head for vehicles, planes and rails this holiday season; four percent more than last

  • Free
  • December 16, 2018
  • 0