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Breaking: Hertel takes helm at state health dept.

Updated, 3:26 p.m., 1/22/21 Elizabeth Hertel, who previously served as senior chief deputy director for administration for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services...

Updated: Former Gov. Snyder charged in Flint water crisis probe

Updated 5:48 p.m., 1/12/21, 9:47 p.m., 1/13/21 with charges Republican former Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday was charged in connection with the Flint water crisis....

Updated: 3 Dem lawmakers have COVID-19 after sheltering with maskless Republicans...

Updated 11:45 a.m., 1/12/21 WASHINGTON — The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans...

The year that COVID-19 shook Michigan and the world

Quotable of the Year: “I’m working on a pretty good case of . We had to open a second COVID unit week, and it...

What are the powers and limits of public health officials in...

When Rudy Giuliani, the erstwhile attorney for outgoing President Donald Trump, sat in front of the Michigan House Oversight Committee to expound upon false...

Republicans try to limit state COVID-19 response again

During one of the last voting days of the term, the Michigan Senate approved a resolution Thursday that attempted to limit the powers of...

A new baby and a 9-month furlough with no end in...

When Rachael Guzzardo was furloughed from her job as a physical therapist for a large health system in metro Detroit in May, the mother...

Column: New Kids Count data on families’ needs demands bipartisan action

We have known since the coronavirus pandemic hit Michigan that it was going to hit families with children particularly hard, especially families who were...

Senate Republicans slam DHHS emergency powers, join Dems on water shutoffs,...

The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would limit the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) emergency powers during the pandemic...

Michigan’s first vaccine shipment could arrive as early as next week

In the wake of the GOP-led state Legislature losing valuable days from its dwindling Lame Duck session to a COVID-19 outbreak in the state...

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