Todd Flood was introduced as the special counsel Monday. Continue reading
President Obama has ordered an inquiry into how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) handles information that could affect the public health.
Governor Rick Snyder is being dogged with questions of when exactly he knew Flint’s drinking water was contaminated with lead.
Environmentalists say there’s an option to sending oil through an aging pipeline beneath the Mackinac Straits: Other pipelines.
Snyder outlined his plan in Detroit on Monday. The goal is to rescue Detroit Public Schools (DPS) from crushing debt and dismal academic results.
The proposal would split the district in two. A new body would oversee education and normal school operations. The old DPS would exist only to collect taxes and pay down debt. Continue reading
A state lawmaker wants to make sure commercial fish farms will never be allowed to operate in portions of the Great Lakes controlled by Michigan.
>Governor Rick Snyder launched a statewide initiative in River Rouge yesterday to stimulate economic growth in cities across the state.
The program… called Rising Tide… will provide development tools and leadership to one community in each of the state’s ten economic regions. Snyder says the effort aims to decrease unemployment and poverty rates.
The league is advocating for an independent commission to draw the lines for Congressional…State House…and Senate districts…instead of letting politicians draw them. Continue reading
The tech provider did not complete the 49 million dollar upgrade by the 2010 deadline…and stopped providing technical support after the contract was terminated this summer.
But local park officials aren’t sure where all the trash is coming from.
Health officials said the agreement allows St. Ignace-based providers opportunities in both clinical and support areas. This includes things like information technology,laboratory and purchasing. Continue reading
The Great Lakes hit record lows just a few years ago… creating wide beaches and shallow marinas.
And silence is certainly a tool. Continue reading
The Michigan State Police is working to prevent accidents this holiday weekend. Additional patrols are set to watch highways for speeding, distracted driving, and tailgating. Lieutenant Michael Shaw said troopers are also running a “Click It Or Ticket” enforcement campaign. Continue reading
Saginaw Valley State University is looking for people to help with an upcoming health study.
The study will be conducted in several waves of 12-week long classes. Participants must be 50 years and older.
Some of the participants will focus on eating healthy, others will increase physical activity. The goal is to study the effectiveness of each. Continue reading
The Major League baseball season is only a few days old, but the Detroit Tigers have already set a historic record. Continue reading
Mercury levels are staying the same or increasing in the Great Lakes. Continue reading
Flint is looking for a seven million dollar loan to pay off its remaining budget deficit. Continue reading
The U-S Food and Drug Administration is working with a private company to recall thousands of cases of hummus distributed nationwide. Continue reading
A group of Flint pastors on Thursday called on the city and governor’s office to let Flint get its tap water again from Detroit. Continue reading
Officials in Bay City said within the next month, city workers will begin removing a playground that was deemed unsafe due to arsenic in the soil.
The workers will not only remove equipment from the Imagination Station playground, but they’ll also remove some 12 inches soil underneath the structure. Continue reading
Federal agents have arrested almost 90 people in Metro Detroit in connection with a nationwide crackdown on gang activity. Continue reading
The campaign to increase Michigan’s sales tax is shifting into a get-out-the-vote mode. Continue reading
A Michigan congressman says the Iranian nuclear deal is connected, but not tied to the release a Flint man being held in an Iranian prison. Continue reading
PNC Bank’s spring Economic Outlook Survey shows Michigan’s small business owners are increasingly hopeful about the future. Continue reading