Recent Updates

Unemployment Phone and Web System Working on Holiday

Even though Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency offices will be closed today, you can still recertify your unemployment claim. Both the MARVIN phone system and the Michigan Web Account Manager website are functioning. Because of the holiday, there may be a one or two day delay before the benefits are either …

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Maggots Found in Prison Kitchen

For the second time in a week, maggots have been found inside food at a Michigan prison. Kitchen workers peeling potatoes on Tuesday at the Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson discovered the maggots. The entire pallet of raw potatoes was thrown out, and the prison kitchen was scrubbed …

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Fireworks Regulations

Bottle rockets. Roman candles. Firecrackers. It’s all fair game this fourth of July as the state enters its second year under the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, which expanded the kinds of fireworks available for sale and use. State law allows local communities to regulate the use of fireworks on days …

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