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The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public open house to discuss work planned on I-475 from Carpenter Road to Clio Road in Mt. Morris and Genesee townships. This project includes reconstruction of the roadway and redesign of the Saginaw Road interchange, and is planned for 2018-2019. MDOT staff are seeking public input on the proposed improvements and the construction staging.
Work on the Michigan Department of Transportation's (MDOT) M-94 reconstruction project in Manistique is wrapping up Friday, bringing the summer's detour to an end.
U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) approval of a $50,000 grant to establish an economic development plan to support capital investment and job creation in Huron County in light of the closure of DTE’s Harbor Beach power plant:
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that Asima Khan, of Roseville, was sentenced on one felony count of Larceny $1,000 - $20,000, for her role in running a mortgage modification scam across Oakland and Macomb Counties.
U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) applauded the Michigan Strategic Fund’s (MSF) approval of a $642,000 Michigan Community Revitalization Program grant awarded to the Inn on Water Street, LLC to help with the redevelopment of downtown Marine City
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Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the initial appointments to the Building the 21st Century Economy Commission, created by Executive Order 2016-14. The 23-member commission serves as an advisory body within the Executive Office of the Governor. Members are charged with identifying priorities over the next 20 years along with short-term and long-term action items to achieve the vision of Michigan’s economic future.
Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Martin Wagar of Kalamazoo 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
MPSC approves voluntary renewable energy pilot program for DTE Electric Company to allow participants...
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today approved a voluntary renewable energy pilot program (Case No. U-18076) for DTE Electric Company that allows program participants to obtain a larger amount of renewable energy than the 10 percent mandated by Public Act 295 of 2008
Occasionally wildlife travel to areas where they are not typically found. A young bull elk recently has been spotted in several locations in mid-Michigan that are outside its home range. “We first started receiving reports of a bull elk in Ogemaw County, and then Gladwin County and most recently near Beal City and the Herrick area in Isabella County,” said Michigan Department of Natural Resources elk specialist Chad Stewart. “We were able to confirm the locations and also that it does appear to be a wild elk.”
Ninety-two (92) properties, located in Branch, Clinton, Livingston, and Shiawassee Counties, will go to auction on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at the Ramada Lansing Hotel & Conference Center, located at 7501 W. Saginaw Highway, in Lansing. Registration for interested bidders will begin at 9:00 a.m., with the auction scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m
Tonight, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act with overwhelming support. The legislation included a bipartisan amendment proposed by Congressman John Moolenaar (R-Midland) and Congressman Dan Kildee (D-Flint Township)
Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) voted in support of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) which provided federal infrastructure assistance to Flint, and included Congressman Huizenga’s amendment to permanently prioritize Army Corps funding for the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). The system is a critical international waterway that extends from the western end of Lake Superior to the Gulf of St. Lawrence on the Atlantic Ocean, a distance of over 2,400 miles. The U.S. portion of the system includes 140 harbors and over 600 miles of maintained navigation channels. The Great Lakes Navigation System can handle 200 million tons of cargo, generating $18 billion in economic activity and supporting 130,000 jobs
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, today joined his House colleagues in voting to advance the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) by a bipartisan 399 to 25 vote. The legislation authorizes $170 million to provide assistance for the city of Flint, Michigan, through an amendment offered by U.S. Reps Dan Kildee, D-Flint, and John Moolenaar, R-Midland, and championed by Upton. Click here to watch Upton’s statement on the House Floor in support of the amendment.
Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) today voted for the Water Resources Development Act, bipartisan legislation to address the needs of our ports, harbors, and other waterway infrastructure critical to Michigan jobs and our state’s economic competitiveness. The bipartisan bill, which passed the House by a 399-25 vote, also included provisions to reauthorize the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, dedicate resources to the Great Lakes Navigation System, and provide support for the people of Flint