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Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board - Midland Daily News

July 18, 2019 - 01:24
Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board  Midland Daily News

Phillip List, chairman of the 1st State Bank Board of Directors, has announced that Max Holman and Paul Barbeau have been appointed to 1st State Bank's ...

Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board - Laredo Morning Times

July 18, 2019 - 01:24
Holman, Barbeau join 1st State's Board  Laredo Morning Times

Phillip List, chairman of the 1st State Bank Board of Directors, has announced that Max Holman and Paul Barbeau have been appointed to 1st State Bank's ...

Michiganders Battle Rising Lakes - wjimam.com

July 17, 2019 - 06:47
Michiganders Battle Rising Lakes  wjimam.com

Businesses on the Great Lakes continue to operate despite rising water levels. The U.S. Army Corp of engineers reported.

GOP petition moves on wages, paid leave go before Michigan Supreme Court - The Detroit News

July 16, 2019 - 13:38
GOP petition moves on wages, paid leave go before Michigan Supreme Court  The Detroit News

Justices will mull whether lawmakers violated the Michigan Constitution by approving and quickly weakening minimum wage and paid sick leave initiatives.

BUSINESS BEAT: Young Professionals host Social Hour - WTVB News

July 15, 2019 - 08:00
BUSINESS BEAT: Young Professionals host Social Hour  WTVB News

The Young Professionals of Branch County bi-monthly “Social Hour” was held July 9 at Wings Etc. in Coldwater.

Most Michigan state agencies hire unpaid interns. How does that affect struggling students? - Lansing State Journal

July 11, 2019 - 07:00
Most Michigan state agencies hire unpaid interns. How does that affect struggling students?  Lansing State Journal

Labor law allows the State of Michigan to offer unpaid internships. Some advocates say that's bad for low-income students who can't afford it.

Dominant force in campaign giving, Steyer vows presidential run to take on big money - The Fulcrum

July 9, 2019 - 16:33
Dominant force in campaign giving, Steyer vows presidential run to take on big money  The Fulcrum

When liberal billionaire Tom Steyer announced his entry into the presidential race on Tuesday, his central vow was to take on the big-money influences that ...

Pivotal caucuses will allow Democrats to phone it in - The Fulcrum

July 9, 2019 - 14:07
Pivotal caucuses will allow Democrats to phone it in  The Fulcrum

If you use the telephone to declare your presidential preference, have you really participated in your party's caucuses?Yes, say the Democrats of Iowa and ...

Meet the reformer: 10 questions with Katie Fahey - The Fulcrum

July 9, 2019 - 10:26
Meet the reformer: 10 questions with Katie Fahey  The Fulcrum

Katie Fahey is not a fan of politics, but that hasn't stopped her from scoring one of the biggest political upsets in recent years.Just a few years out of college and ...

Roll Call: Noteworthy bills in Michigan Legislature - Sentinel-Standard

July 8, 2019 - 11:11
Roll Call: Noteworthy bills in Michigan Legislature  Sentinel-Standard

Editor's Note: The legislature is on break through July, with no votes until at least August. Rather than votes this report contains some interesting or noteworthy ...

Wild Turkeys, Community Cats, Lawyers for Animals and More - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

July 8, 2019 - 10:40
Wild Turkeys, Community Cats, Lawyers for Animals and More  Mackinac Center for Public Policy

The legislature is on break through July, with no votes until at least August. Rather than votes this report contains some interesting or noteworthy recent bill ...

Roll Call: Noteworthy bills in Michigan Legislature - HollandSentinel.com

July 8, 2019 - 10:23
Roll Call: Noteworthy bills in Michigan Legislature  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's Note: The legislature is on break through July, with no votes until at least August. Rather than votes this report contains some interesting or noteworthy ...

Legislative roll call - Herald Palladium

July 8, 2019 - 06:00
Legislative roll call  Herald Palladium

The legislature is on break through July, with no votes until at least August. Rather than votes this report contains some interesting or noteworthy recent bill ...

WHMI 93.5 Local News : Advancing Age-Friendly Communities In Michigan - WHMI

July 4, 2019 - 10:15
WHMI 93.5 Local News : Advancing Age-Friendly Communities In Michigan  WHMI

A growing movement in Michigan is working to ensure communities are able to serve the needs of people of all ages. Eight cities and towns in the state are ...

Five big issues Michigan officials need to resolve to get the budget passed - MLive.com

July 2, 2019 - 11:06
Five big issues Michigan officials need to resolve to get the budget passed  MLive.com

The $56.8 billion budget Michigan government is currently operating under was signed by then-Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2018. It was a different time - for ...

Crowded GOP primary could aid Amash's reelection prospects - The Detroit News

July 1, 2019 - 00:01
Crowded GOP primary could aid Amash's reelection prospects  The Detroit News

Republicans are still seeking primary challengers to oppose Rep. Justin Amash after the congressman became the sole GOP lawmaker to back impeachment.

GOP considers pension bond to fix roads - The Detroit News

June 28, 2019 - 06:00
GOP considers pension bond to fix roads  The Detroit News

Michigan would issue a 30-year $10 billion bond to pre-fund state pensions and free up money for road repairs under one new idea.

An important week in the Line 5 drama | News, Sports, Jobs - Iron Mountain Daily News

June 27, 2019 - 12:37
An important week in the Line 5 drama | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

As any Michigan student will know from their studies, in 1837, before Michigan was admitted to the union as a state, a dispute with Ohio had to be worked out. W.

Nessel sues to shut down Enbridge's Line 5 oil pipeline - Crain's Detroit Business

June 27, 2019 - 11:15
Nessel sues to shut down Enbridge's Line 5 oil pipeline  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel made a high-stakes legal move Thursday to shut down Enbridge Energy's controversial underwater oil pipelines in the ...

Nessel to court: Shut down Line 5 as environmental risk - The Detroit News

June 27, 2019 - 11:03
Nessel to court: Shut down Line 5 as environmental risk  The Detroit News

Lansing — Attorney General Dana Nessel has asked a state court for an order to shut down and decommission Enbridge's Line 5 oil pipeline in the Straits of ...