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Chief justice highlights Michigan’s eviction diversion plan at White House

WASHINGTON — With a national moratorium on evictions set to expire at the end of next month and delays in federal assistance for struggling renters, the Biden...

Tlaib introduces bill to ensure safe, clean housing for HUD tenants 

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), along with Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) introduced legislation Tuesday strengthening U.S....

Personal income is up in Michigan and all 50 states, but...

Maureen Taylor says that there has been “phenomenal temporary” state and federal government COVID-19-related relief, but more systemic action is needed to help Michiganders...

Rick Haglund: How COVID-19 was a ‘giant sledgehammer’ to the labor...

Twenty-six states, all run by Republican governors, are trying to force workers laid off in the devastating COVID-19 pandemic back to work by cutting...

Michigan gets $3.8M in federal cash to help unemployed

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) have announced $3.8 million in federal funds have been awarded to...

Relief payments to Black farmers on hold amid lawsuits backed by...

WASHINGTON — Former Trump administration officials and conservative and libertarian nonprofits have launched lawsuits to block federal relief funds aimed at Black and minority...

House passes bipartisan budget with record-high school funding

With less than a week to go before the state Legislature’s July 1 budget deadline, the Michigan House passed a bipartisan budget plan Thursday...

Biden admin extends federal eviction moratorium for one final month

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday extended a national moratorium on evictions for another month, offering what federal officials say will be a final...

On this day in 1958: ‘Soapy’ walks along the Mackinac Bridge

Official dedication ceremonies for the newly built Mackinac Bridge began on June 25, 1958. The occasion featured a walk across the five-mile suspension structure led...

Biden and bipartisan senators clinch a deal on $1.2T infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON — The White House and a bipartisan group of U.S. senators said Thursday they’ve struck a deal on the outlines of a $1.2...

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