Predictions of Kilpatrick Release Falling Flat
A lot of people have been waiting patiently for disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to be released from prison. After all, a Detroit state legislator and his sister both claimed at the start of the month it would be happening any day.
Michigan Cities Want A State Bailout Over Lost Income Taxes
Some estimates are as high as $160 million that cities with income taxes may lose this year from people working at home.
Michigan Cherry Producers Go After New Markets
The Michigan-based Cherry Marketing Institute will be using a $125,000 grant from the federal government to target snack food manufacturers to include more cherries in their snack foods.
Christmas Tree Ship Is En Route To Chicago
The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its tradition this Christmas season of honoring a lost Great Lakes schooner that brought Christmas joy to needy families in Chicago.
State Pulls Licenses and Issues Fines Over COVID-19 Issues
The public health order issued on Sunday the 15th set up new restrictions on dine-in seating at restaurants and bars. They were essentially shut down save for takeout service.
Audit – Hundreds Of Millions Lost On Fake Unemployment Claims
The audit shows the state delivered potentially hundreds of millions of dollars based on fraudulent claims. And still, thousands of Michigan residents with valid claims, can’t even get a return phone call from an agency representative.
COVID-19 Creating A “Chilling Effect”
The MSU report says its survey of over 1,000 US households shows that Thanksgiving celebrations may be down as much as 59 percent this year.
Virtual Turkey Day Events For The Medically Vulnerable
What’s coming up is a series of Thanksgiving-themed social hours. That includes a social hour tomorrow afternoon.
Nestle Water Bottling In Michigan Wins Again – Critics Are Fuming
The most recent permit challenge came from the grassroots Michigan environmental protection group, Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
State Advances Septic Line COVID-19 Testing
The State of Michigan is getting serious about its work to trace the COVID-19 virus through septic lines. It is awarding close to $10 million to not quite two dozen project sites around the state.