Michigan has taken scores of in-patient beds offline since April because it can’t hire enough staff to care for patients. State-run facilities treat the most severely ill patients, making the job draining and at times perilous.
Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf, suspected of wrongdoing in a vote machine tampering case, wanted to seize tabulators in three Michigan communities, according to search warrant requests obtained by Bridge.
Bills that would restrict how schools teach about racism and other highly-charged topics have yet to pass. But there are signs that pushback from some parents and interest groups are making an impact in classrooms.
State lawmakers approved funding to ensure students in grades 8 through 12 develop a deeper understanding of the state’s 12 federally recognized tribes, tribal governance, the Trail of Tears and the history of abuse at federally funded boarding schools.
The days of record-setting prices and steep competition for houses changed this summer, with more price reductions and fewer home showings. ‘It’s still a seller’s market,’ one broker said, but it’s unclear how long that will last.