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Schuette: South East Michigan Man Enters Guilty Plea for Role in Mortgage and Debt...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that Pasquale Longordo, 39, of Birmingham, and his company Modify Loan Experts, LLC, pleaded guilty to two felonies and 27 misdemeanors for stealing money from Michigan residents who were facing mortgage foreclosures or needed help managing their credit card debt

Deadline to apply for Michigan Home Heating Credit approaching

The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) today noted that the September 30 deadline to apply for Michigan’s Home Heating Credit (HHC) in 2016 (for tax year 2015) is quickly approaching. The credit assists low-income people and qualifying senior citizens with winter energy bills. Customers do not need to file a Michigan tax return to apply for the Home Heating Credit

Dingell Announces Small Business Voucher Award for SkySpecs of Ann Arbor

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today announced that SkySpecs of Ann Arbor will receive a Small Business Voucher from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. SkySpecs deploys autonomous drones for inspections of wind turbines. Working with Sandia National Labs, the project will focus on the validation of blade damage data to assist with the development of machine learning algorithms for automated identification and classification.

Stabenow, Peters Announce $69,480 Investment for Veterans Housing in Grand Rapids

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced a $69,480 investment to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness in West Michigan. The assistance is part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. The funding will go to the Kent County Housing Commission, which will work with the Battle Creek VA Medical Center and the Wyoming VA Health Care Center to support homeless veterans

State of Michigan Schedules Auctions for Tax-Foreclosed Properties

More than 350 properties, in four Lower Michigan counties, two Northern Michigan and two Upper Michigan counties, will be auctioned off during State of Michigan Tax-Foreclosed, Real Property Auctions on August 23rd and 24th. Registration for interested bidders will begin at 9:00 a.m., each day, with auctions scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.

Michigan takes home two national awards from AASHTO

The Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) M-231 project in Ottawa County and the I-75 reconstruction project in Saginaw County have each earned a regional award in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition held by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). M-231 was selected as the winner in the Quality of Life/Community Development - Large category, and I-75 is the winner in the Under Budget - Medium category. Both projects are now in the running for two more prizes: the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award

Home Visitation Grants will Help Some 600 Families Prepare their Kids for Learning

Some 600 Michigan families will receive personal attention to get their young children ready for school and learning success, the Michigan Department of Education said today. The department’s Office of Great Start announce that 15 Great Start Collaboratives (GSCs) have been awarded state Home Visitation grants to improve or expand home visitation programs in Michigan.

Schuette: Mulholland Brothers Found Guilty on All Counts in $18 Million Real Estate Ponzi...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that James Mulholland, of St. Petersburg, Florida and Thomas Mulholland, of Midland, both 59, have been found guilty by a jury on 8 felonies each for the Ponzi Scheme they ran through their Lansing-based business Mulholland Financial

Michigan gets $4.5 million to serve homeless population in Detroit, Lansing area, Berrien County

People who are chronically homeless and dealing with severe mental illness, substance use problems or other disorders will receive services through $4.5 million in federal grant funds recently awarded to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

LARA Summarily Suspends St. Joseph County Adult Foster Care Family Home License

The Michigan Department Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), Bureau of Community and Health Systems (BCHS), issued an order of summary suspension and notice of intent to revoke the license of a St. Joseph County adult foster care family home licensee, Shoheli Talukder, 59296 Noah Lake Road, Three Rivers, Michigan. This action resulted from a recent investigation of a complaint of the adult foster care family home.

Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and...

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Allan Daniels of Bloomfield Hills to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons. Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the nine-member board oversees the licensure and practice of real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Board of Real Estate Appraisers

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Delbert Denkins of Niles to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Appraisers. Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the nine-member board licenses and regulates the service of more than 6,000 real estate appraisers

LARA Summarily Suspends Eaton County Child Care Group Home License

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), Bureau of Community and Health Systems (BCHS), issued an order of summary suspension and notice of intent to revoke the license of an Eaton County group child care home provider, Debra Maxie, #DG230255728, 8541 Doe Pass, Lansing, Michigan 48917. This action resulted from a recent investigation of a complaint of the group child care home.

Statement by Congressman Dan Kildee on $20 million Grant to Fix Flint’s Infrastructure

Congressman Dan Kildee issued the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $20 million grant to rebuild portions of Flint’s three major roadways and water main replacement

HUNTING ACCESS PROGRAM SEEKS LANDOWNERS IN NORTHERN LOWER PENINSULA

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources encourages landowners interested in making the most of their property and supporting local hunting traditions to consider enrolling their lands in the DNR's Hunting Access Program, which provides private-land hunting opportunities for hunters in southern Michigan, parts of the northern Lower Peninsula and the eastern Upper Peninsula.

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Schuette: South East Michigan Man Enters Guilty Plea for Role in...

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that Pasquale Longordo, 39, of Birmingham, and his company Modify Loan Experts, LLC, pleaded guilty to two felonies and 27 misdemeanors for stealing money from Michigan residents who were facing mortgage foreclosures or needed help managing their credit card debt