Social districts created a lifeline for the industry in 2020. Now many new communities are looking at establishing the areas — including on city streets — to retain the downtown vitality created during the pandemic.
New study shows that the marijuana marketplace “has unlimited economic potential for Michigan,” according to the trade group representing the regulated providers. They’re trying to ‘rein in’ illicit sales.
The proportion of Black drivers who were pulled over by the Michigan State Police has been increasing since 2017. The ACLU wants the agency to revise its policies to prevent unwarranted traffic stops and search and seizures.
Lower-income students at U-M’s Flint and Dearborn campuses can enroll this fall without paying tuition through the Go Blue Guarantee. But they must meet a GPA threshold not required of incoming “Go Blue” students in Ann Arbor.
The investigation into sports department physician Robert Anderson’s alleged sexual misconduct raises questions about how much U-M officials, including the school’s iconic football coach, knew about the doctor’s behavior.
Small community theaters anchor downtowns across the state, but they had to fight to survive capacity limits and state-ordered closures during the pandemic. They hope their recovery this summer is epic.
The task force will study the factors that contribute to juvenile detention and develop policy recommendations to reduce the number of children incarcerated by the justice system often for noncriminal offenses.
There’s high demand for the Whitmer administration’s Michigan Reconnect program, which pays tuition and some fees for residents at community colleges. It’s unclear how many will follow through to enrollment and finish their degree.