1 hr ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the president has declared a major disaster area for 16 counties across Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas due to the severe flood damage that occurred from April 16 to May 14. The affected counties are Allegan, Barry, Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Ionia, Kent, Keweenaw, Marquette, Midland, Muskegon, Newaygo, ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Detroit News
A controversial bill to expand Medicaid health care coverage to nearly a half-million more Michiganians moves to the Senate this week, where its chances for passage as of Monday remained a tossup.
9 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Michigan can learn from the entrepreneurial culture of Israel, where people are generally more willing to take risks with ideas and investments, Gov. Rick Snyder said in an interview today from the Middle East country.
10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Voter-approved tax money to support the Detroit Zoo and the Detroit Institute of Arts is safe again, or so it seems.
The City of Detroit will not be allowed to sell valuable artwork in order to dig itself out of debt , as decided by the Michigan state Attorney General, Bill Schuette in an official opinion released Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Detroit is suspending payments on $2 billion of unsecured debt, marketing parking garages and telling retirees to rely on President Barack Obama 's health-care law to avoid a record municipal bankruptcy.
It's a steady upward trend: climbing, climbing. That gradual, but merciless climbing.
The Supreme Court ruled handily today that Arizona cannot add to federal voter registration requirements by demanding proof of citizenship.
Governor Rick Snyder is leading a delegation of state officials and business leaders on a nine-day investment mission to Israel in hopes of increasing bilateral trade and investments, academic cooperation and strengthening Michigan's relationship with the state of Israel.
'I've seen guys try to navigate the system to get what they rightfully deserve, and they didn't get it before they died,' said Randy Soubliere, commander of VFW Post 4357 in Brighton and a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.
The DIA is partially funded by a millage voters in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties approved last summer.
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr's plan to suspend payments on $2 billion of Detroit's debt threatens a basic tenet of the $3.7 trillion municipal market: that states and cities will raise taxes as high as needed to avoid default.
In Michigan, Republican Governor Rick Snyder has appointed an "emergency manager" to take over the city of Detroit, with the powers to over-ride the votes of local citizens and the decisions and contracts made by their locally elected mayor and city council.
Obviously, the tea party has way too much lemon in their tea. Isn't it great? The tea party is setting out to help elect Mark Schauer, a Democrat, for governor.
Plymouth Township is among nine Wayne County communities and their tax-increment financing authorities -- mostly downtown development authorities and brownfield authorities -- that were handed both a court victory and a legislative defeat last week in a fight over "recaptured" tax money.
Commissioner Webb's 2nd Annual Veterans, Families and Caretakers Event will be held on Tuesday, June 18, from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW Post 7546 , 6828 Waverly, in Dearborn Heights.
Since the Tea Party is such an amorphous group with no political center of gravity, it's hard to get your arms around how much of the group's support Gov. Rick Snyder had the first time he ran.