EGLE offers guidance on redeeming bottle and can deposits

EGLE offers guidance on redeeming bottle and can deposits

Share or view as a webpage  I  Update preferences FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2020 EGLE Media Office, EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov, 517-284-9278 Jill A. Greenberg, EGLE spokesperson, GreenbergJ@Michigan.gov, 517-897-4965 EGLE offers guidance on redeeming bottle and can...

Bridge work closing Coolidge Highway

Bridge work closing Coolidge Highway

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020   CONTACT: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, MorosiR@Michigan.gov   Bridge work closing Coolidge...

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants to Provide Critical Relief to Michigan's Farms and Food Processors Contact: Otie McKinley McKinleyO@michigan.org Fifteen million dollars in economic assistance for Michigan farms and agricultural processors, to mitigate risks...

Surveys to Tell MDHHS How to Better Meet COVID-19 Needs

Surveys to Tell MDHHS How to Better Meet COVID-19 Needs

Michigan's Aging Adults, Persons with Disabilities Can Take Survey to Tell MDHHS How to Better Meet COVID-19 Needs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2020 CONTACT: Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112 LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)...

AG Files Brief in Equal Rights Amendment Case

AG Files Brief in Equal Rights Amendment Case

Media Contact: Ryan Jarvi (o) 517-335-7666 (c) 517-599-2746 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Attorney General Nessel Files Brief in Equal Rights Amendment Case, Pays Homage to ‘Mother of the ERA’ LANSING – Attorney General Dana Nessel recently filed an...

Protecting Students Across the State 

Protecting Students Across the State 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2020 Contact: agpress@michigan.gov    Gov. Whitmer, AG Nessel, State Superintendent to Announce Action to Protect Students Across the State This correction updates the satellite coordinates.   LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Whitmer...

Coulter: 2021-2023 Budget Plan

Coulter: 2021-2023 Budget Plan

Coulter: Fiscal Discipline, Health Care, the Environment, Diversity and Inclusion Hallmarks of 2021-2023 Budget Plan Pontiac, Michigan - Oakland County Executive David Coulter today presented his recommended operating budget for the next three years, which focuses on...

DNR Get Involved: state park volunteer opportunities

DNR Get Involved: state park volunteer opportunities

Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences DNR Get Involved - July 2020 Here are a few ways to get involved in taking care of Michigan’s natural resources in July. For more opportunities to volunteer, contribute and provide input,...

Tips for getting your kids to save energy

Tips for getting your kids to save energy

Tips for getting your kids to save energy May 22, 2020   By The SOE Team Whether your child is barely tall enough to reach the light switch or you have a teenager living in their own world, it can often be a challenge to get kids to save energy. But the monetary and...

Stay safe this summer by looking out for harmful algal blooms

Stay safe this summer by looking out for harmful algal blooms

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2020 MDHHS CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, Sutfinl1@michigan.gov  MDARD CONTACT: Jessy Sielski, 517-331-1151, sielskij@michigan.gov EGLE CONTACT: Nick Assendelft, 517-388-3135, AssendelftN@Michigan.gov Stay safe this...

Governor Signs Order Closing Indoor Service at Bars

Governor Signs Order Closing Indoor Service at Bars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2020 Contact: press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Closing Indoor Service at Bars Throughout Much of Lower Michigan to Protect Progress Against COVID-19    Governor also signs bills allowing cocktails-to-go at...

AG Reminds Consumers to Remain Alert for Scams

AG Reminds Consumers to Remain Alert for Scams

Media Contact: Ryan Jarvi (o) 517-335-7666 (c) 517-599-2746 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 AG Nessel Reminds Consumers to Remain Alert for Scams, Price-gouging During COVID-19 Pandemic LANSING – As Michigan continues to...

COVID-19 Test Finder Website

COVID-19 Test Finder Website

COVID-19 Test Finder Website, Partnership with Michigan 211 Makes it Even Easier for Residents to be Tested; Michiganders can go online/call to find closest sites meeting needs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2020 CONTACT: Bob Wheaton,...

MDHHS Expansion of Visitation at Residential Facilities

MDHHS Expansion of Visitation at Residential Facilities

MDHHS Expansion of Visitation at Residential Facilities Provides Compassionate Care, Protects Vulnerable People; Masks, other safety requirements protect health and safety during limited visitations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2020 CONTACT: Bob Wheaton,...

UIA Adds to Leadership Team to Enhance Services

UIA Adds to Leadership Team to Enhance Services

UIA Adds to Leadership Team to Enhance Services, Prevent Imposter Fraud Contact: Jason Moon 517-282-0041 June 30, 2020 As Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency continues to process a record number of claims, today it announced additions to its leadership team...

MDHHS reminds Michiganders to avoid foam on lakes

MDHHS reminds Michiganders to avoid foam on lakes

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 1, 2020 CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, SutfinL1@michigan.gov MDHHS reminds Michiganders to avoid foam on lakes and rivers with high levels of PFAS LANSING, Mich. – With the summer recreation season here, the Michigan...

Still Time to Support Michigan Small Businesses

Still Time to Support Michigan Small Businesses

Still Time to Support Michigan Small Businesses in COVID-19 Recovery Efforts Through MEDC Crowdfunding Program Contact: Kathleen Achtenberg achtenbergk@michigan.org June 30, 2020 The Michigan Economic Development Corporation is reminding Michiganders that there is...

Whitmer Releases MI Safe Schools Roadmap

Whitmer Releases MI Safe Schools Roadmap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2020 Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Releases MI Safe Schools Roadmap, Directs School Districts to Develop Return to School Plans Roadmap includes guidance on PPE, hygiene and cleaning protocols, athletics, and...

Board selects Benjamin Kirby as Superintendent

Board selects Benjamin Kirby as Superintendent

  The LOCS Board of Education has selected Benjamin Kirby as the district’s next Superintendent, poised to lead the district into the next generation. Mr. Kirby, currently the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services in South Lyon Community Schools,...

grant will support 4,950 new jobs in Detroit

grant will support 4,950 new jobs in Detroit

  Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020 CONTACT: Jeff Cranson, MDOT Director of Communications, 517-648-8247, CransonJ@Michigan.gov Gov. Whitmer announces transportation economic development grant...

Celebrate the Fourth with light, but don’t light a wildfire

Celebrate the Fourth with light, but don’t light a wildfire

Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences News Digest - Week of June 29, 2020 Some of the items in this week's news digest reflect the impact of COVID-19 and how the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is adapting to meet customers' needs. Public health and...

Bridge beam setting closing Long Lake Road under  I-75

Bridge beam setting closing Long Lake Road under I-75

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020   CONTACT: Rob Morosi, MDOT Office of Communications, MorosiR@Michigan.gov   Bridge beam setting closing Long...

DNR begins updating strategy

DNR begins updating strategy

Share or view as webpage  |  Update preferences - DNR News - June 30, 2020 Contact: Scott Whitcomb, 231-373-3007 or Kerry Wieber, 517-643-1256 Plugging into the power of public lands DNR begins updating strategy for managing more than 4 million acres What do mountain...

Governor Whitmer Requests USDA Disaster Designation

Governor Whitmer Requests USDA Disaster Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 30, 2020  Media Contact: press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Requests USDA Disaster Designation for Michigan Counties Impacted by Severe Weather   LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today sent a letter to U.S....

MDHHS to provide free naloxone

MDHHS to provide free naloxone

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2020 CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, SutfinL1@michigan.gov MDHHS to provide free naloxone to community organizations and individuals statewide Naloxone can be requested via online portal to reverse opioid overdoses and...

Governor Proposes Additional Police Reform

Governor Proposes Additional Police Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 29, 2020 Contact: Press@michigan.gov      Governor Whitmer Proposes Additional Police Reforms for Michigan   LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer proposed additional police reform policies to help strengthen...

84 Non-Profits Hurt By Pandemic To Share $9.7 Million

84 Non-Profits Hurt By Pandemic To Share $9.7 Million

84 Non-Profits Hurt By Pandemic To Share $9.7 Million From Oakland Together Community Response And Recovery Fund Nearly 500,000 Oakland County Residents To Benefit Pontiac, Michigan – Eighty-four non-profit organizations whose services were severely impacted by the...

BUI and DUI – both are a bad decision

BUI and DUI – both are a bad decision

BUI and DUI - both are a bad decision Contact: Lt. Tom Wanless, 517-284-6026 Agency: Natural Resources June 25, 2020 Drunk driving – busted. Drunk boating – same thing. Whether you’re on the road or on the water, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation...

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