Michigan Government Newswire

Michigan Government Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Michigan Government.

Results 1 - 20 of 7,881 in Michigan Government

  1. Michigan celebrates its role in American independence and fighting terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    All over Michigan , grills are heating up, pop and beer are cooling down, and fireworks are getting ready to explode. Every Independence Day, Americans from all the states are united in at least this tradition.

    Comment?

  2. David Sarasohn: Transportation-funding gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    This spring, after months of false starts, hairpin turns and sudden teeth-jarring stops, Portland's leaders announced they would suspend their transportation finance efforts to see what the Legislature would do. With the Legislature's giving up on any investment effort, Portland has now seen transportation failure at two levels of government.

    Comment?

  3. Women's Hurdler Ofili Earns British Silver, Punches Ticket to BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MGo Blue

    In addition to a pair of alumni in competition this weekend, the University of Michigan women's track and field team was represented by junior Cindy Ofili at Sainsbury's British Championships, where she earned a silver medal as the runner-up in the 100-meter hurdles Saturday , running 12.96 at Alexander Stadium. Ofili punched her ticket to Beijing, China, for next month's IAAF World Championships, where she will compete for Team Great Britain against the world's best.

    Comment?

  4. Michigan groups eye redistricting ballot drive after rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Buoyed by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, advocates of overhauling how Michigan draws legislative and congressional seats plan to raise public awareness about redistricting in preparation for a potential 2016 ballot initiative. The ruling, issued in the last week, upheld the authority of states to strip lawmakers' authority to set congressional district maps once a decade.

    Comment?

  5. Meet Jaylon Smith, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top LB Heading into Next SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Heading into the 2015 college football season, linebacker looks as though it could be one of the 2016 NFL draft's strongest positions. Even so, there is one linebacker whose game appears to stand out above the rest of the class, and that linebacker is Notre Dame junior by the Associated Press in 2014, Smith has started all 26 games in his Notre Dame career and has already accumulated 179 total tackles, including 15.5 for loss.

    Comment?

  6. Ken Braun: CNBC business rankings show Snyder agenda good for MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    CNBC released its annual ' Top States for Business Ranking ' last week, showing Michigan in the 22nd overall spot. This is good news for Gov. Snyder's team and Michigan Republicans generally.

    Comment?

  7. Caris LeVert's NBA stock continues ups and downs in updated mock draftsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Caris LeVert has seen his NBA draft stock dip and rise like a bobbing boat since his breakout sophomore season at Michigan. Since the end of the 2013-14 season, the 6-foo-7 shooting guard has gone from a projected mid-to-late first-round pick, to a lottery pick, to a late first-round pick, to a possible second round pick, to being firmly on the first versus second round fence.

    Comment?

  8. Guest Op/Ed: America Urgently Needs a Balanced BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    A disturbing new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office warns that America's growing debt could choke economic growth and lead to a death spiral from which there is no recovery. The national debt is a ticking time bomb that threatens every American, young and old.

    Comment?

  9. Want To Duplicate Wii Party Games? Here's The Easy Method FoRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

    Want To Duplicate Wii Party Games? Here's The Easy Method For You To! Back inside of the 90's when arcades were all anger two quite popular video gaming were Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. After that there were series after series of new fighting games.

    Comment?

  10. Michigan Basketball recruiting: Tyus Battle update and other notesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    On May 11, 5-star shooting guard Tyus Battle committed to play his college basketball for the Michigan Wolverines. On June 19, it was reported that Battle had de-commited.

    Comment?

  11. Two for Blue: Camden's Hawkins joins teammate Johnson as Michigan commitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Hawkins, long linked to the Wolverines, made his decision final on Friday. He chose Michigan over finalists Temple, Rutgers, South Carolina and Oregon and out of 28 offers overall.

    Comment?

  12. PETA investigated two (Michigan) Wolverines and a wallabyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MSNBC

    Some people have dogs as pets. Others have cats. Others have fish, and perhaps some have other animals like lizards or frogs or turtles or snakes.

    Comment?

  13. Snyder addresses road funding at Cobo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WXYZ

    Michigan motorists have been fed up about road conditions for a long time - something that Governor Rick Snyder is well aware of as he works with lawmakers to come up with a solution. "The biggest challenge in government is not about changing a law or regulation," said Snyder to the Telugu Association of North America convention at Cobo Center on Friday.

    Comment?

  14. The nation's weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Stormy weather will affect the Deep South on Friday, while a ridge of high pressure will persist across the western states. A stationary front will extend west southwestward from the Mid-Atlantic to the southern Plains.

    Comment?

  15. Profane math teacher flunks math on Michigan school fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Spero News

    Rob Ritter, a math teacher at Walled Lake Northern High School, in Walled Lake MI, wrote a letter published on a union-promoted website called MEAmatters.com in which he tells a fellow educator to "Go to hell" and calls her "one incompetent moron." Ritter, who didn't respond to emails seeking confirmation he was the author as the website identified him, accepted the invitation to respond to Lansing School District teacher Mary Davenport, who authored a widely distributed letter telling fellow Michigan Education Association members why she opted out of the union.

    Comment?

  16. Michigan Continues Recruiting Roll, Lands 4-Star ReceiverRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Gamedayr.com

    Michigan continues to pile up commits under new head coach Jim Harbaugh. Friday afternoon, the Wolverines landed 4-star wide receiver Brad Hawkins Jr. out of New Jersey.

    Comment?

  17. Brad Hawkins to Michigan: Wolverines Land 4-Star WR ProspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    Brad Hawkins, a 4-star wide receiver prospect from Camden, New Jersey, announced his commitment to play college football at Michigan on Friday, according to Brian Dohn of Scout.com. "He gelled really well with the coaches and he liked the vibe with the coaches," Camden coach Dwayne Savage said, per Dohn.

    Comment?

  18. Governor Snyder: "July 4th special for every American"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNS-TV Lansing

    In a statement he says, "The Fourth of July is a special day for every American. The holiday marks the birth of our great nation and the rights, principles, and values that we appreciate today."

    Comment?

  19. Michigan Football Recruiting: 2016 WR Brad Hawkins Commits To The WolverinesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Maize N Brew

    It has been a slow week on the recruiting trail compared to the month of June as a whole, but Michigan has opened the holiday weekend with a commitment from 2016 wide receiver Brad Hawkins , he announced on Friday afternoon. He is their first true wide receiver of the 2016 class, which is still a position of need in this recruiting cycle.

    Comment?

  20. Almost 200 years ago, Michigan and Ohio fought a war-and Wisconsin lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    In the 1750s, an American physician-cum-botanist named John Mitchell, despite living in Britain at the time and possessing no training as a geographer, nevertheless produced one of the most important maps of the colonial era, on that would ultimately bear his name, the Mitchell Map . The map was impressive at its time and was regularly used to settle border disputes all the way through the 1980s , but it did contain its share of errors.

    Comment?