Couples married out-of-state prior to the Supreme Court’s June 26th decision legalizing gay marriage have until July 27 to enroll for benefits. Continue reading
More than 1.3 million travelers are expected to take to Michigan roadways over the July Fourth holiday. And they will be greeted by a most-welcome sight: fewer active construction zones. Continue reading
The bill does not apply to ordinances adopted before this year. Republican supporters of the legislation say having a patchwork of different wage laws across the state makes Michigan less attractive to businesses. Continue reading
Among the Americans being held in Iran is Flint-native Amir Hekmati, who was arrested there nearly four years ago on charges of spying. He says he was in the country visiting family. Continue reading
A new project aims to shine a light on some of these trouble spots for reporters worldwide. Continue reading
According to data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in 2013, Michigan had $108 million in Medicare overpayments — a dramatic increase over previous years. Continue reading
Amir Hekmati was detained in Iran during a trip to visit his grandmother. He was accused and convicted of being an American spy — charges his family flatly denies. Continue reading
Miller was first elected to Congress in 2002, following an eight year stint as Michigan’s Secretary of State. She represents the 10th District, covering much of the Thumb. Continue reading
The numbers were compiled by the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, a non-partisan organization that tracks spending by lobbying firms. Continue reading
A proposed amendment to the state constitution would make it easier for some parents to send their children to private schools.
The amendment would allow tax credits for tuition expenses – for both private and public schools. It would leave in place a constitutional prohibition on vouchers – that is direct payments by the state to cover tuition costs. Continue reading
The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It links at least 40 percent of plant species changes in the forests of northern Michigan and Wisconsin to White-Tailed Deer. Continue reading
Democratic Congressman Dan Kildee was in the House chamber during last night’s speech, and he joined us to speak about it. Continue reading
The films all have a common theme: the world’s lakes and oceans. Continue reading
The 114th U.S. Congress was sworn in today Tuesday. It includes five new members in Michigan’s congressional delegation, and a sixth who is switching jobs. Continue reading
It looks like flu season is here – just in time for the holidays. Healthcare officials across the state are reporting an uptick in influenza cases. Continue reading
One Michigan congressman is happy about the outcome, because of what he says was an unfair tax break in the final proposal. Continue reading
Republican State Sen. John Moolenaar will replace retiring GOP Congressman Dave Camp in the U.S. House, when the new congress convenes in January.
Voters across Michigan rejected two wolf hunting proposals Tuesday night. But despite the vote, wolf hunting is likely to continue in Michigan next year.
Residents of Mt. Pleasant and Saginaw voted to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana Tuesday night, while four other cities in central and northern Michigan rejected similar proposals.
Tuesday is Election Day in Michigan. Voters will select Michigan’s next Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, U.S. Senator, U.S. House members, and 147 members of the state legislature. Continue reading
The report from the organization ‘Common Cause’ evaluated 10 battleground states on how closely they’re following recommendations from a presidential commission on elections.
Pilot Todd Lloyd and passenger Christopher Neumann died in the crash on January 6, about one mile from the Boyne City Municipal Airport.