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Whitmer makes case to U.S. Senate for more federal infrastructure help

WASHINGTON — Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities...

Michigan reports 1,245 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Wednesday that a total of 583,964 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 15,405...

Big uptick in COVID vaccine supplies for states expected soon

WASHINGTON — Executives from five COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers told Congress Tuesday that they expect to significantly boost the number of shots delivered to states...

Feds say standardized tests won’t be waived

Schools will still have to administer federal standardized testing this year, according to the new Biden administration, but the regulations will be more lenient...

Susan J. Demas: A GOP firebrand put economics before his values....

It was somewhat surprising when news broke a couple weeks ago that Southwest Michigan First was tapping former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering)...

New: White Michiganders are about 2x as likely to have gotten...

Updated, 5:23 p.m. 2/23/21 State health officials reported Tuesday that white people are about twice as likely as Black individuals to be vaccinated for COVID-19...

Michigan reports 1,316 new COVID cases, Gov. lowers flags for 500K...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Tuesday that a total of 582,719 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 15,396...

Feds ship out COVID-19 vaccines delayed by winter storms

WASHINGTON — White House officials said Monday that thawing temperatures and a weekend of around-the-clock work has begun to clear a backlog of 6...

Dem leader calls for GOP Legislature to stop stalling, release $5.6B...

State House Minority Leader Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Twp.) on Monday called on GOP legislative leaders to immediately vote to release billions of federal stimulus...

Michigan reports 1,484 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths since Saturday

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Monday that a total of 581,403 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 15,362...

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