As President Joe Biden continues to push for his stalled “Build Back Better” legislation, White House and Michigan officials spoke Friday on a virtual panel highlighting the ways in which the administration’s policies have impacted Michigan directly in the runup to the midterm elections.
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Report shows several northern Michigan counties with high poverty and COVID death rates
Many of America’s poorest counties have experienced disproportionately higher rates of COVID-19 deaths, including several in northern Michigan, according to a new report from the Poor People’s Campaign.
Biden rule change expands health insurance subsidies to 157,000 people in Michigan
President Joe Biden’s changes to Obamacare are expected to provide health insurance coverage to more than 200,000 Americans nationwide.
Planned Parenthood, doctor file lawsuit to repeal 1931 state abortion ban
Planned Parenthood of Michigan and Michigan abortion provider Dr. Sarah Wallett filed a lawsuit Thursday in the state’s Court of Claims to block enforcement of the state’s 1931 felony abortion ban
Whitmer signs $4.8B infrastructure deal, highlights parks funding
Following the GOP-led Legislature’s adoption last week of a massive, nearly $5 billion supplemental infrastructure plan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sealed the deal Wednesday by signing the two-bill package in downtown Grand Rapids.
Feds set aside $466M for tribes to combat climate change impacts
A new funding opportunity is now available for tribal communities facing the impacts of climate change