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April 2022FamilyMichigan
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers

Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers

Applications open for the bipartisan $365 million grant program to support childcare businesses and deliver $1,000 bonuses to thousands of childcare professionals.  Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the launch of the second round of the Child Care Stabilization...

January 2022Michigan
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Signs Bills Keeping Kids Safe in School, Lowering Housing Costs for Michiganders, Cutting Taxes

Governor Signs Bills Keeping Kids Safe in School, Lowering Housing Costs for Michiganders, Cutting Taxes

Nearly $1 billion supplemental includes COVID testing for kids, rental assistance for families, safe water for communities, advocacy for nursing home residents, funds for law enforcement Recently, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed HB 4398, a nearly $1 billion...

December 2021Michigan
Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship
Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship

Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship

At their recent meeting the Michigan Civil Rights Commission passed a resolution calling for academic freedom and opposition to censorship in Michigan’s public schools. “Students have the right to a complete, accurate and truthful education, especially on issues...

December 2021Michigan
Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint
Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint

Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint

Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) recently to announce Michigan Strategic Fund support for Allegiant’s forthcoming operational base at Flint Bishop International Airport. Allegiant, which serves more than 130...

FamilyJuly 2021Michigan
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Recently Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged parents to file a federal income tax return if they haven’t yet done so, or use the Non-Filer Sign-up Tool in order to be eligible for federal Child Tax Credit payments. Payments to begin July 15 and will not affect public...

Community InfoJune 2021Michigan
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Residents are eligible to receive discounts on internet service and devices. Lt. Gilchrist II and the Connecting Michigan Taskforce are encouraging Michigan families to sign up for a new federal program to help lower the cost of high speed internet service, which...

January 2021Michigan
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

On Tuesday, December 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan relief bill that the Michigan legislature passed after she urged them to provide support for Michigan families, frontline workers, and small businesses. The relief bill includes $55 million to...

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