After a Wixom chrome plater released hexavalent chromium into sewers that lead to the Huron River, locals and activists are calling for tighter regulation to prevent future spills, if not an outright ban on nonessential uses of the toxic metal.
The request from Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office claims that voting machines were breached in an effort to prove former President Donald Trump’s false claims he won the 2020 election in Michigan.
The Flint schools superintendent said the year-round calendar, intended to reduce summer learning loss, doesn’t work for his district. But other school districts remain fans. The key, they say: community buy-in.
A don’t touch advisory remains in effect for the section of the river in Oakland and Livingston counties, after a Wixom automotive supplier released thousands of gallons of liquid containing the toxic metal.
Dixon favors school choice and a tougher 3rd-grade reading law, along with culture-war takes on drag queens and transgender sports eligibility. Whitmer supports policies that help retain teachers and provide robust funding for public schools.
Voters Not Politicians, a Michigan group supporting a constitutional amendment ballot proposal to expand voting access, will take aim at candidates who believe the 2020 presidential election was stolen.