Michigan is reporting 5,989 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.
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Rick Haglund: Michigan’s State Budget Is Flush with Cash. Is It Sustainable? | Opinion
For decades, sluggish tax revenue and difficult funding decisions defined Michigan’s state government budgeting process.
What’s the Carbon Footprint of March Madness?
March Madness means 68 teams vying to become champion, Cinderella runs for a few underdogs and big business for the NCAA, which earns 85% of its annual operating budget during the men’s basketball tournament.
Giffords Joins Students at Michigan Rally amid Legislative Action on Gun Safety
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, a gun violence survivor, joined state leaders Wednesday for a rally at the Michigan Capitol as the Michigan Legislature continues to debate gun safety legislation.
USDA Proposes New Rules on Who Can Use ‘Product of USA’ Labels
A proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture would change the rules on what foods can be labeled “Product of USA.”
Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy
Visible light is just one part of the electromagnetic spectrum that astronomers use to study the universe.
Opinion | More Education Funding is a Good Start to Boost Michigan’s Economic Competitiveness
Thirty years ago, then-Gov. John Engler used to say that the best-educated state wins. Michigan has not been winning.
MSU Students Oppose Returning to Classes, Push for Gun Control at the Capitol
A sea of green and white covered the Capitol lawn Monday afternoon as students shared stories, music and poetry, demanding change from politicians and protesting Michigan State University’s return to classes a week after a mass shooting that killed three students and wounded five more.
Opinion | Michigan’s Cash Assistance Program is Failing to Reach Families in Need
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, the year Republican Gov. Rick Snyder took office, an average of 79,660 Michigan families per month received cash assistance through the Family Independence Program (FIP). Eleven years later, in 2022, only 11,947 families received it.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.