The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request to press pause on the remapping sessions underway for metro Detroit political districts while the commission appeals a lower court’s decision that found their original maps unconstitutional.
Metro Detroiters will have their first chance to weigh in on possible new political district maps next week after the state’s independent redistricting commission began court-ordered attempts to redraw several House districts.
An average family of four paid $563 this year to attend a Lions game. That’s a lot. But in the NFL, it’s a pittance, ranking 26th among 32 teams. Sports industry experts list all the ways prices will likely rise next season.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s request to press pause on redrawing state legislative districts before the 2024 election cycle comes as Michigan’s citizen-led redistricting commission begins a second round of mapping this week.
Michigan voters wanted transparency when they created a new citizens panel to draw legislative maps. They got it. Now, some are skeptical if in-fighting will doom efforts to redraw 13 maps deemed unconstitutional.
Too many people in a mental health crisis end up in a hospital ER, where they rarely get the one-on-one or follow-up care they need. New mobile vans are designed to bring better care to people in distress before they spiral further.