Category Archives: Michigan News

Michigan Leaders Gear up for Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Leaders Gear up for Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference

MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN, September 18, 2021 ~ Monday, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference will begin at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. According the Detroit Regional Chamber website, the vision and pillars for 2021 are; “Accelerate our COVID-19 economic recovery and sustainability,” “,Advance racial justice and equity for all,” and “Invest in…

Former Dearborn Hyatt Regency to be Turned Into Apartment Complex

Former Dearborn Hyatt Regency to be Turned Into Apartment Complex

Photo: George Gojkovich / Getty DEARBORN, MICHIGAN, September 16, 2021 ~ The former Dearborn Hyatt Regency hotel is approaching sale, and will be turned into an apartment complex by an unidentified company, according to Dearborn Attorney Amir Makled, who is representing the buyer. “We have a buyer who’s well capitalized and has the credentials to…

General Motors Pledges $50 Million to Detroit Non-Profits Through 2025

General Motors Pledges $50 Million to Detroit Non-Profits Through 2025

Photo: Joshua Lott / Getty DETROIT, September 15, 2021 ~ Tuesday, General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced that GM will invest $50 million by 2025 to Detroit-based non-profit organizations, geared towards education, developing neighborhoods, and creating job opportunities. “For the city to be strong, it’s about all three,” said Barra to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan,…

Two Decades After 9/11, Americans Remember the Deadliest Attack in US History

Two Decades After 9/11, Americans Remember the Deadliest Attack in US History

Photo: Robert Giroux / Getty NEW YORK CITY, September 10, 2021 ~ Tuesday, September 11, 2001, a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks were carried out against the United States by the militant Islamist terrorist organizion al-Qaeda. Four commercial airliners traveling out of airports in eastern states were hijacked, with the intent to crash into…

General Motors Shuts Down Production for Two Weeks Due to Chip Shortages

General Motors Shuts Down Production for Two Weeks Due to Chip Shortages

Photo: Colin McPherson / Corbis via Getty DETROIT, September 7, 2021 ~ Due to the global shortage of semiconductor computer chips, General Motors announced that they will be halting production for the next two weeks at eight of their 15 North American assembly plants. Ford and Stellanis, formerly known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles also announced…

‘Secure MI Vote’ Launches Petition to Require Identification for Michigan Voters

‘Secure MI Vote’ Launches Petition to Require Identification for Michigan Voters

LANSING , August 31, 2021 ~ Monday, “Secure MI Vote” revealed a petition to campaign for new identification requirements for Michigan voters. The goal of the petition is to mandate that voters present photo ID to cast ballots in person, and those who are voting absentee must submit their driver’s license number, personal state ID…

Former Congressman Paul Mitchell Dies After Battle With Renal Cancer

Former Congressman Paul Mitchell Dies After Battle With Renal Cancer

Photo: Bill Clark / Getty LANSING, August 16, 2021 ~ Sunday, Former Congressman Paul Mitchell died following a battle with Stage IV Renal Cancer. He was 64 years old. “He took some very unpopular, but very decisive and principled stands in the past few months,” said Guy Gordon this morning to 760 WJR’s Kevin Dietz.…

2020 Census Results Show Michigan Population Up, Detroit Population Down

2020 Census Results Show Michigan Population Up, Detroit Population Down

DETROIT, August 13, 2021 ~ The 2020 Census results are in, and many Michigan communities have experienced major changes in the last 10 years. In Detroit, officials are worried that the population was miscounted due to issues during the pandemic. “The major loss in Detroit was African Americans. I mean that was basically the only…

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