Woman injured by concrete that fell from bridge over U.S. 127
ROME — An American woman wanted in the 2002 death of her husband, whose remains were so badly burned after being found in West Michigan that they weren’t identified for more than a decade, was arrested in Rome after a multinational search, police said Thursday.
Grand Haven city staff have been working since last spring and summer to deal with high levels of water causing flooding, erosion and more, and they are not alone.
TRAVERSE CITY — Road damage from the overflowing Great Lakes and inland waterways may carry a whopping price tag for Michigan, with initial cost estimates for repairs and upgrades as high as $100 million, officials said Monday.
LANSING — The $61.9 billion state budget proposal for 2021 seeks to improve education, job training and public health, while trying to ensure a cleaner environment for Michigan residents, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used Democrats’ response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to swivel from impeachment to working-class voters’ worries, saying her party is focusing on easing health care costs and other pocket-book concerns.
LANSING — A state panel on Thursday authorized borrowing $3.5 billion to roughly double spending on Michigan road and bridge construction over five years, a step Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said is crucial to start quickly addressing crumbling infrastructure but not a long-term fix.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that Michigan will borrow $3.5 billion to rebuild the state's deteriorating highways and bridges over five years, calling it a responsible move after the Republican-led Legislature rejected her proposed fuel tax hike.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to deliver her much anticipated State of the State address this evening (7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29).
GRAND RAPIDS — As prices of prescription drugs continue to rise and be a burden on patients, more calls for lower drug costs are being made across the country.
WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Friday that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic Response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Feb. 4.
LANSING (AP) — A group launched a ballot drive Thursday to target lobbying in Michigan’s Capitol by banning free food and drink for state elected officials, requiring former lawmakers to wait two years to become lobbyists and overhauling a system that tracks lobbying.
LANSING — There is a ray of good news as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer prepares to renew her push for major new spending to fix Michigan’s roads and bridges: Republican legislative leaders say addressing the funding is a priority for them, too.
DETROIT — To commemorate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Nicholas Thomas and more than 100 other volunteers will board up vacant houses, install school safety signs and make other improvements to a Detroit neighborhood. Their mission is to celebrate King’s legacy by being good neighbors and…