state government

6:07 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Eight Monitored for Ebola in Michigan

State has released few details about cases
Eight people in Michigan are being monitored to see if they develop the Ebola virus, but none has shown symptoms of the deadly disease, the Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed Tuesday. The individuals are located in several Michigan counties, which Department of Community Health spokeswoman Angela Minicuci would not identify.
7:26 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Closing Arguments Monday in Detroit Bankruptcy Trial

A ruling from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is expected next week
The city of Detroit today makes its final argument in bankruptcy court that it has a fair and practical plan to pay creditors billions less than they are owed while restoring city services to an adequate level.
5:57 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Former Battle Creek Unlimited Leader Takes Job with State

Karl Dehn stepped down from BCU September 21st
Former Battle Creek Unlimited President and CEO Karl Dehn begins a new job Monday. The 49-year-old - who resigned late last month after some 18 years with the organization - has been hired as a senior planning and project manager for the Michigan Economic Development Corp.
6:16 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Group Says $7.5-Million Raised for Saugatuck Dunes

Decision on state grant is expected in December
SAUGATUCK TOWNSHIP, MI -- As much as $7.5 million has been secured in private donations if the state Department of Natural Resources makes a commitment to buy Lake Michigan dune property, DNR officials say.
7:34 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Snyder Signs Law Banning Direct Sales of Tesla

Bill was sponsored by Aric Nesbitt of Lawton
Gov. Rick Snyder has until today to sign a bill that would prevent electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors without a dealership network Governor Rick Snyder today signed bipartisan legislation aimed at discouraging Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly through company stores.