Congressman Dan Kildee said hundreds of thousands of jobs would be compromised if funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is eliminated.
President Trump’s proposed budget plan eliminates the 300-million dollar initiative that, for the past seven years, has been used to protect and maintain the Great Lakes. Continue reading
40 percent of Americans work with a financial advisor.
But only 23 percent of financial advisors are women.
A new campaign is trying to change that. Continue reading
Having a job in Michigan doesn’t mean you can make ends meet. That’s the message of a new report released by the Michigan Association of United Ways.
A new study found that the sex of sea lamprey is impacted by their growth rate.
Tuesday is Equal Pay Day in the United States. It’s a symbolic day representing when the average woman’s pay catches up to what her male counterparts made in the previous year. Continue reading
The state Department of Environmental Quality would gain the power to shut down the Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac, under legislation recently introduced in Lansing.
Police officials say taking away the penalty for refusing a roadside breath test could increase instances of operating while intoxicated.
Saginaw is hosting events throughout the week for people impacted by crime.
School districts would be allowed to start before Labor Day, under a bill being considered by the state legislature.
Sheryl Presler is the superintendent of the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District. Continue reading
The state House and Senate are battling it out over the Fraser sinkhole. After the governor declared a state of emergency, a House bill to give the city a grant was passed…and then changed by the Senate. Continue reading
Michigan is testing new approaches to child support, specifically for children born out of wedlock. Continue reading
A bill advancing in the state could allow commercial trucks powered by natural gas to increase their weight. Continue reading
Hospitals throughout the state will receive funding for emergency pathogen preparedness. Continue reading
A prison diversion program in two Michigan counties has been recognized by the state as a model program for courts. Continue reading
A Michigan state Senator is involved in a police investigation. Continue reading
The buildup of nutrients in western Lake Erie can trigger algae growth – and contaminate drinking water in nearby cities. That happened as recently as 2014, when Toledo residents could not drink their water for two days. Continue reading
A documentary on the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting will premiere on PBS this week .
Overnight closures of Charlevoix’s bascule bridge requiring a 67 mile detour around Lake Charlevoix finished nine days early.
Michigan State University football coach Mark Dantonio is breaking his silence over controversy plaguing his team.
State Senator Bert Johnson says he still does not know why he’s being investigated by state and federal authorities. Continue reading
Two hospitals in Michigan have been recognized among the top 20 rural community hospitals in the nation. Continue reading
Lots of people were already upset about President Trump’s plan to slash Great Lakes funding in next year’s federal budget. Now he’s recommending a $50 million cut to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for this year. Continue reading
Another tax incentive for Michigan businesses passed the state Senate today and is on its way to the House. Continue reading
State Supreme Court Justice Robert Young plans to retire at the end of next month, if not sooner. His plan is to return to his former law firm. Continue reading
Over a million people were left without power statewide earlier this month, after a strong windstorm swept across Michigan. Now, the state is asking utilities to file reports on how they responded to the outages. Continue reading