GOP-Backed Measures Seek to Rein In Science Used at EPA
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pondering new restrictions on how the Environmental Protection Agency can use scientific data, congressional Republicans are seeking advice from the chemical and fossil fuel industries.
Gov. Snyder to Propose Spending Plan to Michigan Lawmakers
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is poised to propose a state spending plan that would save money to prepare for looming budget pressures and include modest funding increases for education and public safety.
Chinese Tire Importer Buys Former GM Plant in Indiana
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A company that imports tires from China has purchased a former General Motors plant in Indiana as a site to service its business customers.
Jackson City Council Approves Non-Discrimination Ordinance
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — The Jackson City Council has approved a long-debated non-discrimination ordinance following more than 150 comments from the public on the proposal.
Automotive Interior Company Plans About 300 Michigan Layoffs
FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A company that makes automotive interiors is planning about 300 layoffs in southeastern Michigan.
Flint-Area Residents Seek $700M from EPA Over Water Crisis
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more than $700 million in damages from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its handling of the city's crisis with lead-tainted water.
MSP: Online Drug Deal Led to Murders of Flint Men at Walmart
CALEDONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a deal to sell marijuana that was arranged online via Craigslist led to the shooting deaths of two men found in a car outside of a mid-Michigan Wal-Mart store.
AAA Michigan: Statewide Average Gas Prices Fall 9 Cents
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 9 cents per gallon in the past week.
Woman Dies After Crashing During Chase Involving Deputy
MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 30-year-old woman has died after crashing a car while being chased by a sheriff's deputy in southwestern Michigan.
Justice Sotomayor to Speak at University of Michigan Event
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and a judge from Germany's highest court will speak at the University of Michigan on diversity, higher education and the role of history in their work.