Biden Administration Declares Monkeypox Outbreak A Public Health EmergencySince the first US monkeypox case was identified in mid-May, more than 6,600 probable or confirmed cases have been detected in the United States. Cases have been identified in every state except Montana and Wyoming.
Biden Administration Offers Convicted Russian Arms Dealer In Exchange For Paul Whelan, Brittney GrinerAfter months of internal debate, the Biden administration has offered to exchange Viktor Bout, a convicted Russian arms trafficker serving a 25-year U.S. prison sentence, as part of a potential deal to secure the release of two Americans held by Russia, Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, according to people briefed on the matter.
Federal Agencies Reverse Trump Limits On Habitat ProtectionThe Biden administration on Thursday withdrew a rule adopted under former President Donald Trump that limited which lands and waters could be designated as places where imperiled animals and plants could receive federal protection.
Biden Administration To Extend Student Loan Repayment Pause Until AugustThe Biden administration is planning to extend a pause on federal student loan repayments through August 31, according to an administration official familiar with the matter.
Proposal From EPA Would Require Heavy Trucks Cut Smog, Soot PollutionThe Biden administration is proposing stronger pollution regulations for new tractor-trailer rigs that would clean up smoky diesel engines and encourage new technologies during the next two decades.
Great Lakes Projects Get Funding Increases Under New LawA project that will boost Great Lakes shipping in a crucial bottleneck and another intended to protect the lakes from invasive carp will get big funding increases under the Biden administration's infrastructure package, officials said Thursday.
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Getting Second Federal Medical TeamThe Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is getting another federal team for assistance in response to rising COVID-19 cases.
Biden Vax-Test Mandate Covers Government Workers In MichiganMichigan is one of 26 states to operate and enforce workplace safety rules instead of the U.S. government.
Groups Seek Federal Help With Lead In Benton Harbor's WaterAdvocacy groups are urging the Biden administration to help provide safe drinking water in Benton Harbor, a low-income, predominantly Black city in southwestern Michigan where tests repeatedly have shown excessive lead levels in the water supply.
Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court To Leave Eviction Moratorium In PlaceThe eviction moratorium protecting thousands of Detroiters from losing their home is currently the focus of an intense legal battle.
Biden Administration Extends Student Loan Repayment FreezeThe Biden Administration is extending the pause on repayments, interest, and collection until January 31 of next year.
TSA Recommends Mask Fines For Travelers Violating Nationwide Mask OrderTravelers can brace for heavy fines if they don't mask up under the new nationwide mask mandate.