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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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.
State, Private Sector Create $10M Business Loan Program for Women, People of Color
Detroit business owner Joyell Lewis on Thursday applauded the launch of the new $10 million Michigan Economic Opportunity Fund (MEOF), a microbusiness loan program for women and entrepreneurs of color in Michigan, led by Michigan Women Forward (MWF).
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.”
Opinion | Current Postpartum Coverage Leaves Out Some of Michigan’s Most Vulnerable Pregnant People
In our training as medical students, we have had the privilege to participate in the care of new parents during postpartum visits.
Bill Repealing ‘Punitive’ Third-Grade Reading Law Headed to Whitmer’s Desk
A long-sought-after Democratic bill to do away with Michigan’s controversial third-grade reading law cleared final passage in the state House on Tuesday, moving the legislation to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk for her likely signature.
Senate Panel Hears Wrenching Testimony from Survivors, County Prosecutors on Gun Control Bills
An 11-bill package aimed at preventing gun violence in the wake of last month’s Michigan State University mass shooting received its first Senate committee hearing, with votes slated for next week before measures move to the full chamber.
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.
Amid Burnout and Exhaustion, Nurses at Two Mid-Michigan Hospitals OK New Contracts
Nurses at McLaren Central Hospital in Mt. Pleasant and MyMichigan Alma have approved new three-year contracts for workers who described facing burnout and exhaustion throughout the pandemic, the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) announced Thursday.
Michigan COVID Cases Decline Slightly Over the Last Week, but Deaths Rise
Michigan is reporting 6,547 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.