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What Would Happen To Michigan If Sanders Or Biden Were President?

ANN ARBOR - Michigan would face big changes if Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders became president, from overhauls of health insurance to Great Lakes cleanup efforts and plans for electric cars. A once-crowded Democratic field has narrowed in recent days, giving way to what largely is a two-person race in Michigan’s primary Tuesday between Biden,

By |2020-03-09T10:44:00-04:00March 9th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

Michigan Schools Scramble To Plan For Potential Coronavirus Outbreak

ANN ARBOR - Michigan schools are scrambling to build plans for what to do if a student or community member is diagnosed with the potentially deadly new coronavirus. School districts around the state are meeting with county health departments and preparing protocols that address everything from potential school closures to continuing school through online services

By |2020-02-28T08:24:56-05:00February 28th, 2020|Featured, Life Sciences|

Michiganders Accept Climate Change But Say Others More Likely To Suffer

ANN ARBOR - Most Michigan residents say climate change is happening and it will harm people in the United States — just not them personally, according to new polling data. It’s a “stunning” gap, said Jennifer Marlon, a lead researcher on the project, by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. The Yale research group annually estimates

By |2020-02-27T15:20:47-05:00February 27th, 2020|Clean Update|

Democrats Hope Solving Battery Anxiety Will Jumpstart Electric Car Sales

LANSING — Eric Davis loves his Tesla Model 3. It’s not just the reduced carbon footprint that comes from driving an electric vehicle or the weekly financial savings from not having to purchase gas. It’s the performance and acceleration, he said, which is “night and day” from an internal combustion engine. “It’s just a very

By |2020-02-22T14:19:40-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Democrats’ Hard Push For Electric Vehicles Would Upend Michigan Economy

LANSING — Democratic presidential candidates are pushing climate change plans that would require all new cars to be fully electric in the next decade or two, goals that could upend Michigan automakers and reshape the workforce of the state’s largest industry. But experts say the proposals may be unrealistic given political realities, automaker production plans

By |2020-02-22T14:19:40-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

What Democratic Presidential Candidates’ Plans Mean For Michigan Environment

ANN ARBOR - Democrats competing in Michigan’s March 10 presidential primary are touting environmental plans to fight climate change, clean up drinking water and replace aging infrastructure that could have major effects on Michigan and the Great Lakes. Many candidates are describing their proposals as a Green New Deal, referencing the massive 1930s initiative by

By |2020-02-13T16:19:19-05:00February 13th, 2020|Clean Update, Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Highways Win, Local Streets Left ‘In The Dust’ By Whitmer’s $3.5 Billion Roads Plan

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scaling back her plan to “fix the damn roads,” unveiling a $3.5 billion bond proposal that would help rebuild Michigan highways without a tax increase but saddle the state with decades of new debt. The first-term Democrat announced her latest plan Wednesday night in her second State of the

By |2020-01-30T19:50:00-05:00January 30th, 2020|Politics, Politics/Government|

Enbridge Wins Another Round Over Dana Nessel In Michigan Line 5 Tunnel Fight

LANSING — Enbridge Energy Inc. can proceed as planned with construction of an underwater tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac to house a replacement for the dual Line 5 oil pipelines after the Michigan Court of Appeals this week declined to suspend a prior ruling. A three-judge panel on Tuesday denied Attorney General Dana Nessel’s

By |2020-01-21T19:58:53-05:00January 21st, 2020|Clean Update, Politics, Politics/Government|