Michigan flags will be lowered Tuesday in honor of Stopczynski

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered the US and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-mast within the State Capitol Complex on Tuesday, December 6, to honor and commemorate former State Representative Stanley Stopczynski. The lowering of the flag coincides with the day the Michigan House of Representatives plans to pass a memorial resolution in his … Read more

Eagle Mine, Michigan Engineering work on battery recycling project

The Biden administration announced a $74 million funding package to boost domestic battery recycling and reuse and strengthen the country’s battery supply chain. Michigan Technological University and Eagle Mine are co-recipients of a portion of this funding. $8.1 million will be used to test new research technologies that develop sustainable processes to provide critical minerals … Read more

Michigan Receives $5M for Conservation Projects; Seven in UP

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation recently announced the recipients of the first America the Beautiful Challenge, a $1 billion grant program that launched in May to fund various landscape-level conservation projects. Michigan has been awarded $5 million administered by the state Department of Natural Resources. “Michigan’s natural resources are among the best in the … Read more

Michigan restaurants, hotels worried about minimum wage hike

The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA) today released the results of a recent survey of hospitality operators to measure the likely impact of the “Adopt and Amend” decision, which will take effect on February 19, 2023 disastrous impact on Michigan’s restaurant industry. In July, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled unconstitutional a 2018 measure … Read more