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As more Michigan parents consider homeschooling, school budgets could be decimated

As concerns of COVID-19 still linger, school leaders are talking about how to best reopen schools this fall. And some parents have a tough...

1/3 of Michigan teachers might not return to the classroom

Michigan educators are planning for next fall as the current academic year comes to a close. But almost one-third of the profession is considering...

Pandemic causing ‘major decline’ in low-income college student enrollment

Some Michigan colleges have seen a “major decline” in enrollment of low-income, Pell-eligible first-year students due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to higher education...

Whitmer warns Congress more federal help is needed to avoid COVID-19...

WASHINGTON — The federal government needs to assist states with a national strategy for distribution of COVID-19 tests and medical equipment or risk a...

Whitmer ‘optimistic’ about reopening more regions, will testify in D.C. on...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said more information about different regions of the state opening back up will be announced in the “coming days” as the...

State has spent $8.5B on unemployment, $251M on PPE

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday spoke at length about the state of Michigan’s budget at a news conference and broke down what Michigan has so...

GOP lawmakers pop resolution against state bailout from D.C.

A resolution introduced in the House Wednesday would deny the state federal bailouts and financial relief during Michigan’s worst economic downturn since the Great...

Judge: Whitmer has authority for emergency orders, calls GOP arguments ‘meritless’

A Michigan Court of Claims judge on Thursday ruled in favor of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a case brought by the GOP-led Legislature, who...

Column: How Medicaid changes can us get through COVID-19, fiscal crises

In our high school social studies classes, one core topic is federalism — the shared authority between states and the federal government.  This relationship has...

House Dems pass $3T relief bill declared ‘dead on arrival’ by...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Friday cleared a massive $3 trillion relief bill aimed at blunting the health and economic impacts of the...

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