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CDC: It’s OK for vaccinated grandparents to visit family if no...

WASHINGTON — People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely socialize inside with other vaccinated individuals without wearing masks or maintaining distance, federal...

‘It’s become toxic’: Houghton County wrestles with its past, Trump and...

This series is the product of a more than month-long investigation involving hundreds of documents, court proceedings, several days on the ground in the western...

Senate passes coronavirus relief, bill now returns to the House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed President Joe Biden’s nearly $2 trillion stimulus plan Saturday afternoon after wrangling over an amendment to trim unemployment...

8 chambers of commerce form group to end COVID business restrictions

A statewide economic coalition led by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce has formed to urge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration to fully reopen Michigan businesses...

Local health depts. call Whitmer to veto bill that strips DHHS...

The Michigan Association for Local Public Health penned a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday asking her to veto a bill that would decentralize...

No vote on DHHS director, but 7 GOP senators urge rejection

Department of Health and Human Services Director Elizabeth Hertel testified in front of the Senate Advice and Consent Committee again on Thursday, but the...

No apparent deal between Whitmer and Republicans, but House gives COVID-19...

After passing through the House Wednesday afternoon, the long-awaited COVID-19 relief bills are heading to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk — but not before Democrats...

State to open COVID-19 vaccines to Michiganders 50+ 

State government officials announced on Wednesday that Michigan is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility starting Monday.  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is...

47% of Michigan Republicans don’t plan to get the COVID vaccine

New polling published in the Detroit Free Press casts a new light on a fierce debate taking place in the GOP-controlled Legislature over who...

Column: How the Affordable Care Act can keep people out of...

Many former inmates struggle with mental health and substance use disorders. Appropriate treatment for these illnesses can be what stands between successfully reintegrating into...

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