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Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native...

President Joe Biden’s first budget request laid out on Friday reflects the administration’s commitments to advancing conservation and combating climate change, proposing new money...

Biden pitches big boosts in education and health spending in budget...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration released a key portion of its budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year Friday, calling for increasing money for...

Feds send Michigan $150M to fight homelessness

For Michiganders facing homelessness in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, help is on the way, federal and state officials said Thursday. Michigan is set...

U.S. gun violence an ‘international embarrassment,’ Biden says in rolling out...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated his call on Congress to pass stalled gun legislation reform but also outlined executive action he’s...

CDC urges new health restrictions in Michigan amid surge

As Michigan leads the nation in the number of cases and the highest rates of hospitalizations for COVID-19, the head of the Centers of...

MDE leaders slam feds for denying standardized test waiver

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) on Tuesday denied Michigan's request to waive the federal requirement to administer the state’s standardized tests during the...

Biden taps Native American law expert as top lawyer at Interior

President Joe Biden nominated Native American law expert Robert Anderson, an enrolled member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, to...

Biden admin. to suggest model ‘red flag’ gun laws for states

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice will distribute model “red flag” legislation to states so they can enact laws that would allow courts to...

Biden cancels Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements

Updated with comments from Whitmer and Gilchrist, 2:43 p.m., 4/7/21 President Joe Biden rescinded Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements this week, reversing restrictions that had been...

Biden opens up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines, as infections surge in...

WASHINGTON — Every adult in the U.S. will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, praising governors...

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