Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has vetoed a Republican-sponsored bill that would have restricted state officials' ability to use the Public Threat Alert System to announce new laws or executive orders. The system has only been activated once in the five years since it was created.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to spend $200 million in federal pandemic relief funding to replace lead water pipes across the state, where aging underground infrastructure was exposed by Flint’s disaster.
At least half of Michigan’s public K-12 students must wear a mask in school, a figure that has grown as local health or education officials order requirements that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer supports but is hesitant to reinstitute statewide.
President Joe Biden's administration is sticking by former President Donald Trump's decision to lift protections for gray wolves. However, a top federal wildlife official says there is growing concern over aggressive hunting and trapping of wolves.
Six Native American tribes are suing the state of Wisconsin to try to stop its planned wolf hunt in November. They assert that the hunt violates their treaty rights and endangers an animal they consider sacred.