Despite the affordable care act health, care coverage has been inconsistent for low-income individuals and people shopping for their owns plans. This according to a report from the University of Michigan.
One year after the United States banned microbeads – the small plastic particles you might see in a face scrub – scientists are now turning their attention to microfibers – hairlike plastics in our clothing. Both types of plastic have been cluttering up oceans, rivers, and lakes. But clothing and personal care products aren’t the biggest sources of microplastics. Continue reading →
If you’re one of those people who stopped using microbeads because you care about the environment, we have some bad news. Microbeads are those tiny plastic bits in your toothpaste and facewash. They pollute oceans, rivers, and lakes. But scientists say there’s a new microplastic to blame – and it’s lurking in your laundry hamper. Plastics in our clothes are sending billions of microfibers into our waterways – making fish and other aquatic life sick. Continue reading →
It’s been a year since Governor Rick Snyder called for a “pause” in re-settling refugees from the Middle East in Michigan. The governor says he’s not prepared to say what he’d like to see when it comes to immigration policy. Continue reading →
Artist Joshua Adam Risner stands beneath his portrait of former Michigan governor Kinsley Bingham.
The Capitol Commission has been working to restore these so-called “missing governors” for just over a year. Now Governor Kinsley Bingham, who served as governor from 1854 to 1859, will take his place on the walls of the Capitol. Continue reading →