Bill aims to make government reimburse COVID-19 fines

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square, May 25, 2021 (The Center Square) – Just 14 months after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Michigan House approved a bill that requires the government reimburse private businesses for COVID-19 fines based on restrictions that were found unconstitutional. The vote was 74-34. House Bill 4501 seeks to amend the MichiganContinue reading “Bill aims to make government reimburse COVID-19 fines”

LeDuff, health department settle COVID-19 nursing home FOIA lawsuit

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square, May 21, 2021 (The Center Square) – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff has reached a settlement with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) after it failed to provide public records as required by law. The health department agreed to release some of the public records LeDuffContinue reading “LeDuff, health department settle COVID-19 nursing home FOIA lawsuit”

Michigan House Oversight Committee considers legislation to ban vaccine passports

By Bruce Walker | The Center Square 12 min ago (The Center Square) – The Michigan House Oversight Committee convened Thursday to discuss a bill that aims to ban vaccination passports, sparking heated debate on the topic. The committee specifically focused its discussion on House Bill 4667. Introduced by bill sponsor Rep. Sue Allor, R-Wolverine, the bill wouldContinue reading “Michigan House Oversight Committee considers legislation to ban vaccine passports”

Ohio House sends message to Michigan governor to keep pipeline open

By J.D. Davidson | The Center Square 9 hrs ago (The Center Square) – The Ohio House has sent a message to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, urging her to abandon her plan to force a company to close a pipeline that could threaten Ohio energy supplies and jobs. Whitmer, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and MichiganContinue reading “Ohio House sends message to Michigan governor to keep pipeline open”