Recent Updates

Construction Jobs Gaining

Unemployment in Michigan’s construction industry declined by more than 5.5 percent during the past year, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors. ABC analyzed statistics released in February by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Michigan‘s construction-related jobless decline was the largest year-over-year drop in the U.S. The Michigan jobless rate for …

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Michigan Roads Rated Low In State Survey

Nearly half of local roads that do not get federal aid are in “poor” condition, and only 10 percent in “good” condition. That’s according to new data released Monday by the state-run Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council. The study comes less than a month before Michigan voters go to the …

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New Test Being Used On Students

There is a new statewide test for students in Michigan beginning this week. The M-STEP test is more challenging than the former MEAP test that had been given to students. The M-STEP is also the first exam to be online. Students in grades five, eight and eleven are taking the …

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