Michigan is pulling out the stops to get more people in college. But a shortage of high school counselors and advisors trained to explain the application, financial aid and college-going process poses a challenge.
A Detroit senator wants Michigan prison populations to be counted in the communities they’re from instead of prison locations. The change could make a big difference in how political districts are crafted, especially in rural areas.
Working class voters have helped tip presidential elections in Michigan, and that could happen again. Former President Trump is trying to recapture the magic that fueled his surprise Michigan victory in 2016.
Munson Healthcare, northern Michigan’s largest employer, will be limiting services at rural hospitals while boosting them in Traverse City. Officials cite staff shortages and rising patient demand for virtual options.
Michigan’s wild places — and the fish and wildlife that call them home — are under threat as warmer temperatures cause species to migrate northward and rivers to overheat. Advocates called for more resources to protect Michigan’s fish and game from those changes.
Michigan officials approved a $65 million incentive Tuesday to develop land next to a planned Ford facility. The vote came one day after the automaker announced plans to pause construction on the EV battery plant.
President Biden walks the picket line with striking autoworkers and backs a 40 percent pay hike proposal as Michigan approves additional incentives for Marshall megasite despite Ford’s announcement to “pause” work on a planned EV battery factory.