Author: Joe Buczek

Governor Whitmer Sends Letter to Enbridge After More Damage to Line 5 is Discovered

Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to Enbridge’s CEO Friday after a discovery was made this week of further damage to the Line 5 pipeline that runs through the Straits of Mackinac. Enbridge notified the state on Thursday that an anchor support on one of the dual pipelines running along the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac had suffered significant…

More Samples Needed for Anti-Abortion Petition

An anti-abortion group’s efforts to get a veto-proof initiative before the state legislature is getting a second chance. That’s after the Bureau of Elections determined that a 500-signature sample showed not enough signatures gathered appropriately. The pro-life group Michigan Values Life needs about 340,000 valid voter signatures. They have collected about 380,000. The bureau said they were going to be…

Michigan Reports 204 New COVID-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Michigan is reporting 204 new cases of the coronavirus and two additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 60,393 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 5,792 COVID-19 deaths. The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday….

Governor Whitmer Announces Next Steps for School Reopening

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that Michigan schools can resume in-person learning in Phase 4 of the MI Safe Start Plan. On June 30, Governor Whitmer will also release an executive order and plan called “Michigan’s Return to School Roadmap.” The plan will provide details on what will be required and recommended for schools. The plan will set the minimum…

Vice President Pence to Visit Michigan

Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Sterling Heights on Thursday. Pence is set to have lunch at Engine House, a restaurant owned by Detroit firefighter Captain Greg Sisoy and retired Detroit firefighter John Gusumano. Following the lunch, the Vice President will tour Chardam Gear Company and will deliver remarks at Casadei Structural Steel, Inc. Both businesses are in…

Michigan Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Michigan is reporting 74 new cases of the coronavirus and two additional COVID-19 deaths. Michigan now has 60,064 total confirmed coronavirus cases and 5,772 COVID-19 deaths. The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m. The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday….