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Study: Michigan counties lag in postsecondary education

Only four of Michigan’s 83 counties have a population where the majority of the residents between ages 25 to 64 have an associate’s degree...

DHHS Chief Gordon: Foster care should be ‘treated as a last...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget includes investments her administration says would result in fewer kids being moved into the foster care system. The...

GVSU rolls out program to assist in Whitmer’s post-high school initiative

In response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan for 60% of Michigan residents to obtain a post-secondary certificate or degree by the year 2030, Grand...

Whitmer to deliver special message on clean water

As Michigan continues to grapple with serious and costly issues like PFAS and lead contamination, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to give a special message...

Data center tax breaks head to gov.

The Michigan Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would give new tax breaks to data centers on top of a 2015 package meant to...

Bipartisan officials are worried about Michigan’s high water levels and erosion....

Local, state and federal officials convened this week at Lansing Community College’s West Campus for an all-day summit, called for by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer,...

Rick Haglund: Amazon shows how the the tax break system is...

Just how outrageous has the tax incentives game become? Consider: Amazon chief Jeff Bezos reportedly was so jealous of the $2.4 billion in incentives that...

After Iowa, Whitmer challenges presidential nominating schedule

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday declared that snafus for the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses should cause the political parties to rethink the presidential nominating process.  “I...

From diapers to doctorates: How Whitmer’s budget expands support for all...

Improving the quality and affordability of education in Michigan has been a top priority for Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who's rolled out a budget...

Enviro protections bolstered in gov’s 2021 budget proposal

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s $61.9 billion second executive budget proposal includes a sizable boost in funding for climate change adaptations, clean drinking water, Asian carp...

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