Unlock Michigan Petition Drive Near Victory
State Senators last week were voting along straight party lines to approve the provision from a citizen petition drive to repeal a state law on the books since 1945. The Michigan State House of Representatives gets a crack at it on Wednesday.
Battle Creek Dodging A Budget Bullet
Battle Creek is being saved from a pending federal numbers rule that could have reduced tax funds coming back to the city. Several other Michigan cities also faced the reduced federal funding issue including Jackson, Midland, Niles, Benton Harbor, and Monroe.
Investigating Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency
The Michigan State House Oversight Committee is opening a wide-ranging investigation into the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency. Committee Chair Steve Johnson from Wayland says it’s already underway and will broaden as the legislature returns to Lansing from its summer break. Quoting Joh…
It’s Getting Easier To Be Handy
The implications for many Americans are just starting to sink in. The Executive Order signed by President Joe Biden last week may indeed help hundreds of thousands of Americans, if not millions, in ways most never thought of before.
A Lesson In How Not To Stir The Pot – Literally
The MRA says the company called, 3843 Euclid, LLC., hasn’t been doing a good job managing the safety of its marijuana products.
Michigan Vaccination Sweepstakes Winners Set To Be Announced
Winners are eligible for as much as $2 million. Smaller prizes of $1 million, $50,000, and some available scholarship awards are also being offered.
Michigan State Police Want Local Cops To Jump Ship
State Police are announcing the first-ever trooper academy specifically being offered to current law enforcement officers. In other words, the state is now actively recruiting current law enforcement officers from departments throughout Michigan to jump ship.
Three Rivers State Rep Is Monitoring The State Attorney General
It’s not often when we see a Michigan State Representative calling out the State Attorney General as the lawmaker may be investigated by the AG. But that’s what is happening this week as we continue to see the fallout from a recent State Senate committee report. It could be described a…
Vacant School Building In Battle Creek Again Set On Fire
Battle Creek Police are questioning two people about their potential involvement in a weekend crime. They're detained in connection with another fire at the former Southwestern Jr High, along South Washington.
Mackinac Bridge Walk (And Run) Now Officially Scheduled
It had been rumored as far as three weeks back that the popular Labor Day holiday weekend event would be back this year. But not until the board of the Bridge Authority made it official on Friday was it a sure thing.