Month: February 2021

Granholm Confirmed As Energy Secretary, Whitmer Issues Statement

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Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has been confirmed as the new U.S. Secretary of Energy. The office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer has released the following: Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm was confirmed by the U.S. Senate today to serve as Secretary of Energy.     “Congratulations to Secretary Granholm. Our […]

Michigan Ambulance Providers: EMS is on Life Support

Michigan Ambulance Providers: EMS is on Life Support michigan-ambulance-providers:-ems-is-on-life-support

Proclaiming that in Michigan “EMS is on life support,” the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services and the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs argue, “It’s time to properly fund ambulance services in Michigan, because ambulance providers are only reimbursed for 10- to 25-percent of their costs.” Essentially, Michigan’s ambulance providers are sounding the alarm on inadequate […]

Granholm Now U.S. Energy Secretary

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Jennifer Granholm is now the U.S. Energy Secretary. The Senate voted 64-35 to confirm her Thursday. The former Michigan governor was remembered by Senator Stabenow as someone who “led our state through challenging times by prioritizing innovation and jobs” and adds she will do the same in her new role. Granholm left Michigan for California […]

Berrien County’s COVID Trendlines Advance as Cases Drop and Vaccinations Soar

Berrien County’s COVID Trendlines Advance as Cases Drop and Vaccinations Soar berrien-county’s-covid-trendlines-advance-as-cases-drop-and-vaccinations-soar

Berrien County Health Department charts are moving in the right direction on virtually all counts in recent days, and Health Officer Nicki Britten opened her video update today be saying simply: “We have continued good news.” She went on to explain why, on multiple fronts including the news that “We are continuing to see the […]

HB 4375 of 2021

Retirement: public school employees; requirement that reporting unit pay unfunded actuarial accrued liability associated with employment of a retired substitute teacher; eliminate, and extend sunset for certain retirees reemployed by or at a reporting unit without forfeiting his or her retirement allowance. Last Action: 2/25/2021 – referred to Committee on Education

HB 4376 of 2021

Occupations: individual licensing and registration; waiver of licensing fees for veterans and military service members and their dependents who hold an out-of-state license; provide for. Last Action: 2/25/2021 – referred to Committee on Regulatory Reform

HB 4374 of 2021

State financing and management: purchasing; expanded business opportunities for geographically disadvantaged business enterprises; codify. Last Action: 2/25/2021 – referred to Committee on Commerce and Tourism

HB 4377 of 2021

Occupations: individual licensing and registration; licensing reciprocity for certain skilled trades for veterans and military service members and their dependents who hold an out-of-state license; provide for. Last Action: 2/25/2021 – referred to Committee on Regulatory Reform

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