*State News*

Historic Preservation Advocacy Day March 23

February 26th 2016

Historic Preservation Advocacy Day March 23 (EVENT page) Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Christman University, Ground Floor, The Christman Building 208 N. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Lunch Sponsorship Form To provide value throughout the entire day for our members, we are providing educational opportunities, however; please note the legislative appointments need to […]

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

MSU Extension Creates Resource about Lead Exposure

February 23rd 2016

MSU Extension Creates Resource about Lead Exposure (MSU Extension Press Release, Feb. 24, 2016) EAST LANSING, Michigan – The national spotlight is on Flint as it deals with wide-ranging issues related to lead in the water supply, but lead exposure is not just a Flint problem. In fact, hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents, including […]

Campaign Training for Women March 12

February 21st 2016

Campaign Training for Women March 12 (EVENT page) Join the Women Officials for a non-partisan Campaign Training for Women Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Lunch provided onsite Location: Oakland University Oakland Center Gold Rooms A, B, C Topics include: Effective Campaign Planning Message Development Lunchtime program includes a panel of women […]

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported

February 19th 2016

High Winds, Scattered Power Outages Reported (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 19, 2016) Waterford, MI – Wind storms with some lightning blew though Oakland County Friday night, sometimes reaching in the 30-40 mph range. Pockets of power outages happened through the area according to the DTE website. As of 11pm, Waterford, Clarkston and Ortonville had the […]

Missing Woman Found Deceased in the Woods

February 18th 2016

Missing Woman Found Deceased in the Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2016) National City, MI –  Efforts to locate 33-year-old Anglea Bartman have been called off as her body has been found.  According to family members Bartman was found in the woods on a seldom-traveled two-track off Monument Road north of National City, stating […]

Public Hearing on System-Wide Water Rate Increase Set for March 2

February 7th 2016

Public Hearing on System-Wide Water Rate Increase Set for March 2 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – The Great Lakes Water Authority will be hosting a public meeting to discuss a 4.3% rate increase to the municipalities that buy water wholesale from the system. The Great Lakes Regional Water Authority was created last year as part […]

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video)

February 6th 2016

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Talks about Flint Water Crisis (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – In Flint there have been many people who fought in their own ways to bring attention to the problems faced by residents since the water was switched from Detroit water to water from the Flint River. […]

Voters, Drivers, Donors and More in Secretary of State 2015 Data

February 6th 2016

Voters, Drivers, Donors and More in Secretary of State 2015 Data (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2016) Lansing, MI – The Secretary of State’s office is responsible for many services that impact residents and businesses including voter registration, oversight of elections and driving/vehicle related licensing. Here are some stats, facts and figures from the Secretary […]

2016 Stamps Include Star Trek, Pets, Shirley Temple, Pick Up Trucks, the Moon and More

February 6th 2016

2016 Stamps Include Star Trek, Pets, Shirley Temple, Pick Up Trucks, the Moon and More (USPS Press Release, Feb. 6, 2016) WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is providing a preview of its 2016 stamp program that is sure to attract the interest of fans of Sarah Vaughan, Star Trek, NASA’s New Horizons mission, Trucks, Shirley […]

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