Fewer K-12 students will likely have to stay home from school because of exposure to COVID under new recommendations from the state health department. But local schools and health departments will have the final say on safety rules this year.
The Michigan governor pledged to make her office subject to records requests. She’s not only failed to do so, but an internal memo shows her office wants to review FOIA requests before they are disclosed.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer does not appear to be planning another state-level eviction moratorium after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal version. Housing advocates fear “horrific consequences” for Michigan renters.
Ty Garbin of Hartland will spend up to 75 months in prison for his role in an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Attorneys say the 25-year-old airplane mechanic is giving prosecutors an “inside account” of the plot and is expected to testify at trials for other militia members accused in the plot.
Many believe the current worker shortage is due to high unemployment pay prompted by the pandemic. That oversimplifies a complex issue exacerbated by Michigan’s stock of quality affordable housing, which has been shrinking for 30 years.