Michigan No-Fault Reforms Begin Next Summer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this year signed historic no-fault insurance reform into law after the legislation sped through the House and Senate. The new law takes effect July 1 and will allow drivers to choose a level of medical coverage when their policy renews, according to the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, or […]

Projected High-Demand, High-Wage Careers through 2026

Wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball that you could peer into and see what careers will be in demand six years from now? That’s pretty much what the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives has done with its brochure, “Michigan’s Hot 50 through 2026.” The bureau, which operates under […]

State Ag Department Takes Applications for Preservation Grants

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Agricultural Preservation Fund Board announced a new grant opportunity for 24 of Michigan’s counties and townships – including Ingham, Eaton and Jackson counties – with qualified farmland preservation programs. Funds may be used by local units of government to buy development rights from landowners who […]

New Rules Lower Cost for Medical Marijuana Certification Card

By Rich Adams   New rules for the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act that recently went into effect lower the registry card application from $60 to $40 for a two-year card. Other changes enacted by the new rules eliminates fees for a number of actions on registry cards. “Our team has worked hard over the last […]

Okemos High Cybersecurity Team Wins State Title

Okemos High Cybersecurity Team Wins State Title By Rich Adams|Photo provided by State of Michigan   A cybersecurity team from Okemos High School has been crowned champions of the 2019 Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge, besting nine other teams in the final round of competition at the North American International Cyber Summit in Detroit. It […]

Tourism Coalition Urges Funding of Pure Michigan Campaign

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer cut 147 items from the state budget in September, the Pure Michigan campaign was a victim of the line-item vetoes. Actor and comedian Tim Allen’s voice accompanies picturesque video of Michigan, ranging from Detroit to the Upper Peninsula. Forbes named the Pure Michigan campaign among the Top 10 state tourism campaigns […]

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