Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • Whitmer signs executive orders restructuring DEQ, adding Michigan to US Climate Alliance

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer is restructuring the state’s Department of Environmental Quality.

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  • State Senate to consider Gov. Whitmer’s appointees this week

    The Senate will start the oversight process for some of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s state department appointees.

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  • New Whitmer executive order provides LGBTQ protections in state government, services

    The order extends non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ state employees.

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  • Flint, MDEQ reach voluntary agreement on city’s water system

    The city of Flint has reached a deal with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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  • Here’s what the state House passed while you slept

    Members of the Michigan House were busy quickly passing bills in its lame-duck session until 3:30 am Thursday morning.

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  • Living with the Divide

    There wasn’t always such a clear dividing line between the two neighborhoods on either side of Alter Road.    …

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  • Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems

    A group of faith leaders is caravaning 1,700 miles to the Tornillo detention center, where hundreds of unaccompanied minors are…

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  • Red state? Blue state? Analysts weigh in on Michigan’s political identity

    Several political experts agree: Michigan is a purple state. Though how much red and blue is in that purple is…

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  • U.S. Senate candidates Stabenow, James trade blows in Detroit debate

    Michigan’s senior U.S Senator and her Republican opponent faced off in a debate Monday in front of the Detroit Economic…

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  • Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues

    Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to…

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