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At-risk community vaccine effort reaches more than 40K

More than 43,000 Michiganders who reside in communities with high at-risk factors have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at various community...

Advocates want citizenship for immigrants who are essential workers

A small group of immigration reform advocates and supporters gathered on the Michigan Capitol steps Friday morning to urge Democrats to do more for...

Panel splits on regulation of ‘orphaned’ oil and gas wells

Members of a U.S. House Natural Resources panel agreed Thursday on the need to clean up and cap abandoned oil and gas wells, but...

Whitmer announces steps to fight payroll fraud 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced rule changes for state contract bids. The protections, in connection to her 2019 executive directive, are designed to...

Rep. Jones reportedly facing one felony, two misdemeanor charges after I-96...

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) was found at the scene of a car crash on I-96 last week and spent the night in jail....

Michigan ‘witches’ take to the Capitol to protest sexism in politics

A few dozen people, garbed in cloaks and witches hats while carrying brooms, gathered in front of the state Capitol steps Wednesday evening to...

Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended as federal health panel...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Vilsack keys in on food insecurity and nutrition in USDA budget...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday laid out USDA’s goals to expand food insecurity and nutrition programs in the president’s budget...

Whitmer expands COVID-19 therapeutic recovery options to ease rising hospitalization numbers

While the pandemic continues to worsen here in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday urged Michiganders who contract COVID-19 and have pre-existing conditions to...

Michigan Medicaid expansion tops 900K enrollees

Michigan's expanded Medicaid program, known as Healthy Michigan, now has 900,100 enrollees. This is the highest enrollment in the plan made possible by the Affordable...

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