Rep. Carter Introduces Bill to Allow Hybrid Public Meetings

The Michigan Legislature has amended the Open Meetings Act (OMA) multiple times during the COVID-19 pandemic to enable virtual meetings. However, all local governments are once again required to meet in person.

HUD Announces Grant Opportunity to Combat Housing Discrimination

In addition to enforcement and education and outreach activities, the funding can be used to respond to housing inquiries, conduct fair housing testing, provide legal assistance, and cover costs associated with providing services related to the pandemic.

Support Our 2022 Local Journalism GoFundMe Drive

We’re raising money to fund local journalism in 2022, with resources going to help with paying reporters, technology needs, and basic expenses. We are also working on getting a new website, and your support will help make that possible.

Masks Not Required in Oakland County Schools Starting Feb. 28

The Health Division weighed several factors to determine the appropriate time to end the mask requirement in schools, including a sharp decline in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and increasing vaccination rates in Oakland County.

Oakland County Partners to Distribute 800,000 Free KN95 Masks

Oakland County partnered with municipalities and community organizations to distribute masks directly to cities, villages, and townships; community organizations; senior centers; churches, and other sites