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Michigan will get $10.3B in COVID relief package awaiting Biden’s signature

WASHINGTON — A sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk after the U.S. House passed the latest pandemic relief...

After being reshaped by extremism, Houghton County faces an uneasy, uncertain...

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

How Cafe Rosetta became the nexus of Houghton County’s conflict over...

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

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...

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...

Senate imposes limits on state, local govt. aid in COVID relief...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to begin debate on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, after drafting a number of...

GOP opposition to state and local aid remains as Senate heads...

WASHINGTON — As Democrats seek to send President Joe Biden their latest $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, federal lawmakers remain deeply divided on the question...

African Americans call for stronger ethnic intimidation law after suburban Detroit...

After the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office announced on Tuesday that there is insufficient evidence to charge an unidentified Grosse Pointe Park man with ethnic...

Disability advocates condemn GOP senator protesting deaf Detroiters’ eligibility for COVID...

Updated, 1:48 p.m., 3/2/21, with comment from Lt. Gov. Gilchrist During an especially testy session Thursday in the Michigan Senate — which eventually ended with...

Michigan delegation split 7-7 on $1.9T COVID relief bill vote

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to...

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