Michigan Preorders COVID-19 Vaccine For Children Under 5 As Officials Await AuthorizationMichigan has preordered COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 after a Food and Drug Administration panel voted to recommend both Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for the age group.
Michigan Drivers Can Now Purchase Digital License PlatesThe state is the third in the U.S. to approve the use of digital license plates, following behind California and Arizona.
List: State Of Michigan Among Top 10 Employers For New GraduatesIn May, Forbes magazine released its 2022 list of "America's Best Employers for New Grads," which ranks the State of Michigan as No. 8 out of 300 recognized organizations.
Whitmer Signs Executive Directive On Abortion, Reproductive HealthGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive instructing state departments and agencies not to help authorities in an investigation over abortions and must identify opportunities to increase protections for reproductive rights.
Michigan Disqualifies 15 Candidates For August Primary BallotThe Department of State issued letters Tuesday to candidates disqualified from the Aug. 2 primary election.
Michigan Officials Coordinate Statewide Response To Baby Formula ShortageOfficials say multiple agencies are working to address the shortage and ensure "parents who need formula get the resources and support they need to provide for their babies."
CDC Recommends Masks In These Michigan Counties Due To High COVID-19 LevelsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending masks indoors in public in counties with a high COVID-19 community level.
Officials Concerned About Sick Walleye In MichiganSome officials are becoming concerned about the future of walleye fishing in Michigan after a local fisherman caught a sick fish.
About 90,000 Michigan Students Impacted By COVID School Disruptions To Receive Food Assistance BenefitsStudents whose access to free or reduced-price lunches was affected by the pandemic are expected to receive food assistance benefits, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
150 Schools Across Michigan To Receive $10 Million In Safety GrantsOfficials say the funding from the Competitive School Safety Grant Program (CSSGP) is awarded to 57 local school districts, 14 intermediate school districts, 40 nonpublic schools and 39 public school academies.
Study: Michigan Ranks Top 10 In Best States For Middle ClassThe study from SmartAsset released Tuesday ranks the state No. 7, tied with Iowa, followed by Vermont and Indiana. Michigan was previously ranked No. 15 in 2020.
Michigan Partners With NPS To Improve Accessibility To National ParksThe state of Michigan and the National Park Service (NPS) are teaming up to improve access to national parks in the region.
Detroit Woman Shot On Christmas 24 Years Ago, Now Advocating For Better Compensation Rights For Crime VictimsA Metro Detroit woman shot on Christmas 24 years ago is now an advocate for crime victims rights. She hoping the Safer Michigan Act will pass the senate so crime victims can receive better compensation and other needed benefits.
Michigan To Pay $300K To Only Staffer Fired Over Flint WaterOn Nov. 5, the state of Michigan said it agreed to pay $300,000 to the only employee who was fired as a result of lead-contaminated water in Flint.
State Of Michigan Partners With FEMA, Other Agencies For Mass Vaccine Distribution At Ford FieldFord Field will serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination site beginning March 24. The state of Michigan will run the site along with FEMA. They've partnered with Henry Ford Health, City of Detroit, Wayne County, Detroit Lions and Meijer.