Opioid settlement money has been held up in Ottawa County for months, but Attorney General Dana Nessel announced last week that some local governments throughout the states can expect to see funds as soon as later this month.
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Report: Michigan Stuck in Bottom 10 States for 4th Grade Reading Test Scores
A new report shows Michigan ranks seventh-worst in the nation for fourth grade reading scores as education leaders grapple with what to do with the state’s Read by Grade 3 law.
Report: Michigan to be One of Top Three EV Battery Manufacturers by 2030
Michigan is slated to be one of the top states in the U.S. to manufacture electric vehicle batteries by 2030, according to a recent report.
Inflation Hits Michigan Food Banks Hard as Statewide Need Increases During the Holidays
Some food banks in Michigan are spending significantly more than what they normally would to stock shelves this holiday season as inflation strains the food supply chain in the state.
Michigan COVID Cases Decline for Third Straight Week
COVID-19 cases again declined over the past week in Michigan with 9,793 new reported cases.
Michigan Medicaid To Start Reimbursing Doula Services in 2023
For many, doulas are just as integral to the process of giving birth as doctors and nurses. More than the clinical aspects of ensuring a pregnant woman is healthy, doulas provide critical emotional and physical support during this trying event in life.
Meijer Donates the First Fully Electric Semi Trucks to Gleaners
The Freightliner eCascadia trucks from Daimler Truck AG of the Mercedes-Benz Group will run from the Lansing Distribution Center to supermarkets within 200 miles.
Police Killing in Michigan Leads to Family Lawsuit
A Grand Rapids police officer who shot and killed a black driver during a traffic check last spring had no justification to pull him over, according to attorneys for the victim’s family, who filed a federal civil rights complaint Wednesday.
Joint Venture Building Battery Plants Provides Jobs
A $2.5 billion government loan has been approved for a joint venture among General Motors and the South Korean battery business LG Energy Solution to help fund three lithium-ion battery cell factories in Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan.
Pan Am Flight Suspect Over Lockerbie Bombing has been Apprehended
32 years after Pan Am Flight 103 crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, on December 21, 1988, Attorney General William Barr presented charges against another suspect in the explosion that killed 270 people.