By ISAAC CONSTANS Capital News Service LANSING — About 2.5 million Michiganders could lose health care coverage under the Republican-proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to the Michigan League for Public Policy. The study comes on the heels … Continue reading →
The New York Times, CNN and other press organizations were barred from attending a non-televised briefing at the White House on Feb. 24, according to The Washington Post. The situation raised questions about the First Amendment rights of the press and alarmed many journalists and media organizations.
By CAITLIN TAYLOR Capital News Service LANSING — Bronna Kahle’s campaign for state representative came full circle when she was sworn in at a ceremony in her hometown of Adrian, rather than the state capital. “A lot of people do … Continue reading →
DeVos Place hosted the Michigan Music Conference, an annual event bringing together the state’s music educators – many of whom have not rallied behind new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, who’s namesake adorns the venue. The Michigan billionaire was confirmed in the Senate in a 51-50 decision, the win decided by a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. DeVos advocates for school-choice and using vouchers to pay for private schools. But her opponents dislike her lack of education experience. “You have to be working with the kids day by day to understand what it is we do,” said Farmington High School choir director, Angel Gippert.
By CAITLIN TAYLOR Capital News Service LANSING — If taking time for yourself often feels like an impossible task, now you have a reason to be a little more selfish. A state Senate resolution promoting healthy lifestyle choices was adopted … Continue reading →
By CAITLIN TAYLOR Capital News Service LANSING — Amy Shamroe felt proud to hear Traverse City recognized in a speech by Michigan filmmaker Michael Moore at the Women’s March on Washington. “Michael Moore said Traverse City is a place where … Continue reading →
By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — Almost everyone agrees the Soo Locks in the Upper Peninsula need to be upgraded. Modernizing the locks won’t be cheap, however, and so far Congress hasn’t approved funding for the work. But … Continue reading →
By CAITLIN DeLUCA Capital News Service LANSING – Local election officials are preparing for something no one has ever done in Michigan – recount the ballots of a presidential election. The Board of Canvassers Friday deadlocked 2-2 over President-elect Donald … Continue reading →
By SAM CORDEN Capital News Service LANSING — Two researchers are monitoring the Lake Michigan coast where dead birds have washed up. Dan Ray of the National Park Service and Jeanie Williams of the Inland Seas Education Association walk a … Continue reading →
By BRIDGET BUSH Capital News Service LANSING– Pics or it didn’t happen. That’s a phrase many millennials have come to live by in the age of smartphones, social media and selfies. But when it comes to casting your ballot, Michigan … Continue reading →