- change ups
City hall, county government and the state legislature
Proposed energy bills could greatly affect state’s electric choice market.
Michigan still is awaiting an energy plan, and an announcement last week by Gov. Rick Snyder that discussions between the State of Michigan and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator have produced “a framework that facilitates a state approach for establishing adequate electrical resources to meet reliability requirements,” isn’t putting everyone at ease. Read More
Budget cuts, pay freezes leave teachers feeling undervalued, underappreciated.
Years of budget cuts, pay freezes and other statewide cost-cutting measures at schools throughout Michigan have schoolteachers feeling undervalued and underappreciated, according to a joint survey from the Michigan Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers Michigan. Read More
Michigan's public universities collectively have the sixth-highest in-state tuition rates in the country, averaging $11,991, according to a report. Read More
An attorney for a city in the area has been named Attorney of the Year by a statewide association. Read More
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss has been named board president of a statewide municipal nonprofit. Read More
A pair of organizations in the region have been named winners in a statewide awards program that celebrates energy innovation. Read More