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Health chief will follow Medicaid work rules, won’t pursue single-payer

Robert Gordon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s pick to head the sprawling Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is concerned that tens or hundreds of...

Jacobs: Gov. right to spotlight state worker morale, Medicaid work rules

Gilda Jacobs has watched her share of State of the State addresses, having spent a total of 12 years in both chambers of the...

Metro Detroit leaders offer Whitmer advice before 1st State of the...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver her first State of the State message on Tuesday at the state Capitol. Expectations are always high for a...

Whitmer tells feds she wants changes to Medicaid work requirements

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday notified the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that she plans to work with state lawmakers on changes...

Report: Almost 200K could lose coverage under Medicaid work mandate

Up to one-quarter of the roughly 650,000 Michiganders on Medicaid could lose health coverage under the state’s new work requirements law. That’s according to the...

SOS late fees during polar vortex frozen, office hours extended

Those who were supposed to have renewed their driver license, vehicle registration or license plates during record-breaking cold weather this week are getting a...

Alert lifted at midnight after energy use drops 10%

State reps. spar on social media over calls to conserve energy Less than a day ago, one of the Michigan’s two largest utility companies considered...

Gilchrist visits Detroit homeless shelter during frigid weather

Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist today visited a westside Detroit Rescue Mission center that provides food, shelter and other services to the city’s homeless...

Gilda Z. Jacobs: Michigan League for Public Policy launches people-driven agenda

Michigan needs a major tune-up. That’s why on Thursday, the Michigan League for Public Policy is announcing "The Owner’s Manual for Michigan", a clear...

Detroit nonprofit vows to continue fight against ‘illegal’ tax foreclosures

Between 2011 and 2015, about 100,000 properties were foreclosed on for unpaid property taxes It was a living nightmare. "We were stuck in the dark,"...

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