July 21, 2021 | By: Elena Durnbaugh | Battle Creek Enquirer – Michigan public schools are expecting a big boost in spending per pupil next school year thanks to a historic increase in educational spending in the state budget. The state legislature
July 20, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Michigan’s seat belt use rate has decreased sharply, dropping from 94.4 percent in 2019 to 92.6 percent in 2021, according to results from a grant-funded direct observation study conducted by Michigan
July 20, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Today, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bill 501, which allows workers temporarily laid off due to a manufacturing shutdown to continue to receive unemployment benefits without looking for a new job. Under current law, workers
No Remaining Schools or Communities Under Active State Oversight July 20, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released the Muskegon Heights School District from receivership under the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act and dissolved its Receivership Transition Advisory Board
July 15, 2021 | Flint, MI | AMN – The hearing to determine whether the State’s $600 million Flint water civil settlement will be officially approved concluded today in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
June 22, 2021 | Detroit, MI | AMN – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today, during an event on Belle Isle in Detroit marking the state’s return to normal, called for the expansion of the Futures for Frontliners scholarship program to meet increased demand and popularity. The tuition-free scholarships would now include frontline workers who served between November 1, 2020
June 18, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, along with Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, is leading a coalition of 26 attorneys general fighting to preserve billions of dollars for schools across the country. Nessel previously led a coalition of 16
June 17, 20201 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Today, State of Michigan officials celebrated the United States Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision that upholds the Affordable Care Act in California v. Texas. “Every Michigander deserves access to quality, affordable health care, and today’s Supreme Court decision is a victory
June 17, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today accelerated the end of all COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masking as COVID-19 cases continue to plummet following increased vaccinations. Beginning June 22, capacity in both indoor and outdoor settings will increase to 100% and the state will no longer require residents to wear a
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Aging and Adult Services Agency has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Prevention Services.