Recent Updates

“Summer Of Safety” Focus Of State Law Enforcement

Keeping drivers and passengers safe all summer long is the goal of a new campaign launched by the Michigan Office Of Highway Safety Planning. The “Michigan Summer of Safety” effort allows local police departments, sheriff’s offices and State Police to decide how and when to conduct federally-funded seat belt and …

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Consumer Confidence Slips

Consumer confidence took a step back this month as a result of the economy’s dismal first quarter performance. That’s’ according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. U-M economist Richard Curtin says the decline was widespread among all age and income subgroups as well as across all parts of …

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Lawmakers Looks At Using Casino Money For Fixing Roads

A Michigan House Committee is considering a move to take more than $130 million out of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to help fund road repair. Part of the proposal would call for taking money that came from Indian casinos. The MEDC questions if doing that would be legal, noting …

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