Category Archives: Michigan News

James Craig Announces Formation of Governor Exploratory Committee

James Craig Announces Formation of Governor Exploratory Committee

LANSING, July 21, 2021 ~ Wednesday, Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig announced his formation of an exploratory committee. “I will be talking with law enforcement, hosting small business roundtables, and meeting with voters in their homes to hear about the negative impact the current governor’s policies are having on their communities, their workplaces and…

Metro Detroit Faces Continued Rainfall and Flooding

Metro Detroit Faces Continued Rainfall and Flooding

Photo: CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP via Getty DETROIT, July 16, 2021 ~ Friday, Metro Detroit is experiencing heavy rains again, and residents should prepare for more flooding. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood warning for Wayne County, in effect until 5:15 p.m.  Macomb, Oakland, and Washtenaw counties are also under flood advisory. “Showers and…

Line 5 Mediation to Reach Completion by End of August

Line 5 Mediation to Reach Completion by End of August

Photo: Rick Eglinton / Toronto Star via Getty LANSING, July 15, 2021 ~ Thursday, officials from State of Michigan and Enbridge told a federal judge they expect to complete mediation regarding the future of Line 5 by the end of August. “We understand the stakes in this matter are important not only for Enbridge and the…

Governor Whitmer Announces First Four Vaccine Sweepstakes Winners

Governor Whitmer Announces First Four Vaccine Sweepstakes Winners

Photo: Bill Pugliano / Getty LANSING, July 15, 2021 ~ Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the first four winners of the ‘MI Shot to WIn’ COVID-19 vaccination sweepstakes. The four winners of $50,000 prizes each are from New Baltimore, Wyoming, Southfield and Detroit. “These safe, effective COVID-19 vaccinations will keep you and your family and…

Unlock Michigan Petitions Certified Following Supreme Court Order

Unlock Michigan Petitions Certified Following Supreme Court Order

Photo: JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty LANSING, July 14, 2021 ~ Tuesday, the Michigan Board of State Canvassers unanimously certified the Unlock Michigan petition to repeal the law that allowed Governor Gretchen Whitmer to independently issue emergency orders during the pandemic. “Over a half million Michigan voters demanded the repeal of the Emergency Powers…

Kamala Harris Visits Detroit, Urges Michiganders to Get Vaccine

Kamala Harris Visits Detroit, Urges Michiganders to Get Vaccine

Photo: Nic Antaya / Getty July 12, 2021 ~ Monday, Vice President Kamala Harris visited Detroit, in her first trip to Michigan since the 2020 presidential election. “I’ve been here many times, so I say this with knowledge: Detroit really is the definition of resilience,” Harris said at TCF Center. “Time and again, this city…

Michigan Marijuana Industry Valued at $3.2 Billion in 2020

Michigan Marijuana Industry Valued at $3.2 Billion in 2020

LANSING, July 2, 2021 ~ Recreational marijuana usage was legalized in Michigan in 2018. According to Anderson Economic Group, marijuana sales in Michigan reached $3.2 billion in 2020. “The Anderson Economic Group study reflects a vibrant regulated marketplace with unlimited economic potential,” said Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association (MCMA) Board Chair Shelly Edgerton. Despite new legalization…

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