LANSING — A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers sent a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday urging her to declare a state of emergency for the entire Lake Michigan shoreline.
LANSING — The Michigan House on Wednesday night unanimously approved a budget plan spearheaded by state Rep. Greg VanWoerkom, R-Norton Shores, requiring the Legislature to present a budget to the governor by July 1 each year.
LANSING — When $525,000 in state funding was cut from a popular school truancy program she runs to help students in rural northeastern Michigan, Dorothy Pintar held off as long as possible on reducing staff.
CRYSTAL ROCK, Ohio — From his lakefront dock in Crystal Rock, 70 miles west of Cleveland, Dean Koch still gleefully reminisces on his career as a commercial fisherman in the heyday.
HART — Each year, leaders in the Hart school district build their calendar to meet all of the state's instructional requirements, and so students can have opening day of the firearm deer season off.
LANSING — A potential plan to ask Michigan voters to ease legislative term limits would likely be paired with “good government” changes aimed at addressing the state’s feeble transparency and accountability grades.