*State News*

MDHHS Encourages Family Discussion about Health History this Thanksgiving

November 13th 2016

MDHHS Encourages Family Discussion about Health History this Thanksgiving (MDHHS, Nov. 23, 2016) LANSING, MI – In Michigan, approximately one in ten women has a significant family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer. Because of this and other hereditary diseases, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging potentially lifesaving conversations this […]

2016 Election Results & “I Voted” Sticker Selfie Page

November 8th 2016

2016 Election Results and “I Voted” Sticker Selfie Page (ongoing) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 8, 2016) Oakland County, MI – Donald Trump has been elected as President of the United States. In Oakland County, the Regional Transit Authority proposal lost –  getting 292,401 (49.91%) of the votes. 293,510 people (50.09%) voted against the plan. L. […]

“Clean it Up” Guide Shows How to Make Old Social Media Work for You

November 1st 2016

“Clean it Up” Guide Shows How to Make Old Social Media Work for You (Oakland Schools, Nov. 1, 2016) GOING to college? Heave a big sigh of relief. The ACT and SAT are behind you. Common App and college essays should be wrapping up for Early Action. Transcripts have been sent… WOO-HOO your high school […]

MML#7 Livonia … Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation

October 10th 2016

MML#7  Livonia Chief Assistant Attorney Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Communities across the state are trying to stay abreast of how the Medical Marijuana Act and subsequent case law and legislation impacts them.  Some officials welcome the efforts to cultivate medical marijuana based businesses, others […]

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence

October 7th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Congressperson Brenda Lawrence (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2016)   Southfield, MI – United States Congressperson Brenda Lawrence is seeking her second term representing the 14th District.  Also running for the seat are Republican Howard Klausner, Libertarian Gregory Creswell and Green Party Candidate Marcia Squier. Congressperson Lawrence has represented the public in […]

Guernsey Farms Recalls Milk and Ice Cream Products

October 6th 2016

Guernsey Farms Recalls Milk and Ice Cream Products (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, Oct. 6, 2016) Northville, MI — Out of an abundance of caution, Guernsey Farms Dairy, of Northville, is conducting a voluntary recall of certain dairy products produced by the company due to the failure of equipment used to verify proper pasteurization during processing. […]

MML #6 – State Helps Communities Become Redevelopment Ready

September 29th 2016

–MML #6 – State Helps Communities Become Redevelopment Ready (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Change in communities happens in one of two ways, either with thoughtful planning or by chaos.  Across the state there are communities on the cusp of recovering from the recession of the past decade, and those […]

MML #4 – How Crowdfunding Builds Community with Patronicity

September 23rd 2016

MML #4 – How Crowdfunding Builds Community with Patronicity (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – “When most people think of cities, they think of buildings, streets and cars. But when I think of cities I think of people… Where people go and where people meet is at the core of community,” […]

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video)

September 20th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Milford, MI – Kerry Bentivolio served as the Republican Congressman for the 11th District in 2013-2014 as a Republican before losing to current Congressman Dave Trott.  Bentivolio is now running as an Independent to try and reclaim the […]

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online

September 20th 2016

MML#3 – Cities and Civic Tech, How Local Governments Serve Residents Online (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2016) Mackinaw Island, MI – Cities vary on how much effort they put into their websites, apps, social media, and online presence.  Yet clearly the internet is important to residents and those wishing to do business.  How can […]

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