House to Vote Wednesday on Slotkin’s Safe Gun Storage Bill

 

ADVISORY: House to Vote Wednesday on Slotkin’s Safe Gun Storage Bill

The House of Representatives is expected to pass the Safe Guns, Safe Kids Act,

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MIGHTY UKE DAY RETURNS TO OLD TOWN LANSING

IT’S JUST AROUND THE CORNER!
MIGHTY UKE DAY RETURNS TO OLD TOWN LANSING!
JUNE 24 – 26, 2022

After two years of online festivals, we are very pleased to announce that we are again able to hold Mighty Uke Day in person!

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Presses Forward on Lawsuit to Protect Legal Abortion

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LANSING, Mich. — After a draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v Wade leaked yesterday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer renewed her commitment to protecting abortion access in Michigan.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Launch of First-Ever Statewide Housing Plan

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LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s first-ever Statewide Housing Plan (SHP), a five-year blueprint charting priorities, goals and strategies to address the intricate and multifaceted challenges impacting housing equity, was launched to a crowd of housing industry leaders at the Building Michigan Communities Conference on May 6.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Celebrates Appointment of Jolene Hardesty to the Not Invisible Act Commission

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LANSING, Mich. — On May 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer celebrated the appointment of Jolene Hardesty, Missing Persons Clearinghouse Analyst for the Michigan State Police, to the national Not Invisible Act Commission.

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News Spotlight: Gov. Whitmer Announces Grant to Connect 225 Veterans with Registered Apprenticeships in Michigan’s Construction Industry

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LANSING, Mich.—On May 6, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) awarded Helmets to Hardhats a $250,000 grant to support the Michigan Construction Apprenticeship post-Military Opportunity (MiCAMO) Program that will connect 225 Veterans with Registered Apprenticeships in Michigan’s construction industry.

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News Spotlight: US Department of Labor finds employer’s pay practices denied 7 Michigan residential healthcare workers $94K in back wages

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LANSING, MI – Residential healthcare workers often provide around-the-clock assistance with essential daily living tasks for some of our most vulnerable people. Theirs, however,

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Excuse me, are you listening?: No television and the daydreams

Dear Readers,

The pandemic has caused me to daydream about my childhood experiences. My memories seem to flood back in full color and sometimes there is a sensory overload.

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Jill On Money: Russia, Ukraine, and You

By Jill Schlesinger

The recent ratcheting up of Russian aggression into Ukraine has prompted a dusting off of the term “geopolitical risk.” Beyond accepting the massive uncertainty surrounding this situation,

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News Spotlight: Suspicious Death Investigation

 

On November 19, 2020 at approximately 11:20 a.m. Lansing Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 5500 block of Joshua St on a medical call. Ingham County 911 dispatch advised responding officers that a witness at the apartment stated a male subject was in need of medical attention.