Enbridge says the accident involving lost rods at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac doesn’t pose an environmental risk. But some environmental groups are worried it indicates problems to come.
Testimony in state Rep. Larry Inman’s criminal trial for alleged extortion and bribery has showed unsavory side of Michigan’s political system. And Thursday, the case forced one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers to take the stand.
Michigan is nearing common sense reforms of factory farms, but Big Ag is determined to block them.
The Court of Appeals rules on a lawsuit on behalf of workers falsely accused of unemployment fraud by a state agency computer system.
The cost of attending a community college varies widely in Michigan, with schools in suburban Detroit half the cost of colleges elsewhere in the state.
The Detroit Regional Chamber’s first State of Education report bemoans high dropout rates in postsecondary education, leaving students with debt but not the credentials to get solid jobs with local employers.
Michigan lawmakers passed bills Wednesday that reflect an agreement to return $573.5 million to the state budget. A deal would restore funding to popular GOP programs, including money for charter schools, autism programming and rural hospitals.
The state’s health department struck down a red tape obstacle to “gold standard” treatment that can help patients with addictions.
The trial began Tuesday for Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) on charges of allegedly soliciting a bribe, extortion and lying to the FBI.
Sabrina, 8, is caught in the crossfire of two state education crises – the state’s new third-grade “read-or-flunk” law and an explosion in the use of uncertified long-term substitute teachers in state classrooms.
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Gretchen Whitmer responds to criticism from Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and says both sides are no closer to finding a compromise on a weeks-long budget stalemate over $1 billion in cuts and transfers. Shirkey apologized again Monday afternoon.
State Rep. Larry Inman is far from the only lawmaker who has solicited campaign contributions from special interest groups. But federal prosecutors allege he offered to sell his vote in exchange for donations.