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More than 1.25M Michiganders approved to receive emergency food assistance in...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced Thursday that Michigan families who are eligible for food assistance...

BLM nomination set to advance to U.S. Senate after emotions run...

In a contentious meeting that distilled a weeks-long fight, the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee deadlocked 10-10 along party lines Thursday on...

DACA ruling scrambles Dreamers’ plans — yet again

Following a favorable U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year, undocumented immigrants rushed to apply for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program, which...

States still lag in getting assistance to struggling renters, federal data...

WASHINGTON — State and local officials disbursed $1.5 billion in rental assistance during June — more than during the entire previous five months —...

Feds: 3 states with lower vaccination rates account for 40% of...

WASHINGTON — Amid a rise in infections and hospitalizations from the surging Delta variant of COVID-19, the Biden administration is boosting money and other...

MDOT director makes case for more infrastructure spending in D.C.

Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Director Paul Ajegba was in Washington, D.C., this week to talk to federal officials about the need for more...

Senate Republicans block bipartisan infrastructure plan from advancing, but talks continue

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats’ attempt to start debate on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan was blocked by Republicans on a party-line vote Wednesday, as...

U.S. House passes Dingell bill regulating ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types...

Air Force begins sampling groundwater wells at Oscoda PFAS site

Oscoda residents had a chance to ask questions and hear updates from state officials Tuesday on how the U.S. Air Force’s cleanup of per-...

Dems unite around ‘climate corps’ that could employ youth, prevent fires

Updated, 11:31 a.m. 7/21/21 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged on Tuesday to include a Civilian Climate Corps in a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill...

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