David Eggert, The Associated Press

David Eggert

The Associated Press

Lansing, MI, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Michigan wants kids caught up on vaccines after pandemic dip

Michigan's health department is urging that children be caught up on their vaccines as soon as possible. → Read More

Michigan fines liquor distributor $3M over supply shortages

The deal announced Wednesday requires an independent audit of the business → Read More

Michigan, 4 other states sue US department, DeVos over virus relief funds for schools

California, Michigan and three other states are suing the U.S. Department of Education over pandemic relief funds. → Read More

Michigan authorizes $115M for businesses hurt by pandemic

At least 30% of the funds must go to businesses owned by women, minorities or veterans. → Read More

Paycheck Protection Program: A look at which Michigan businesses received funds

A company owned by a Michigan legislative leader received between $1 million and $2 million from a federal rescue program that was created to preserve jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Group to start veto-proof drive to repeal Whitmer's powers

LANSING, Mich. (AP) —LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Organizers say they will begin collecting voter signatures within days for a veto-proof measure that would repeal a law that has given Gov. Gretchen Whitmer broad emergency powers during the pandemic. The ballot committee Unlock Michigan announced its plan after the state elections board approved a summary of the petition Monday. It would rescind a 1945… → Read More

Group to start veto-proof drive to repeal Whitmer's powers

It would rescind a 1945 law that the Democratic governor has cited to close businesses, limit gathering sizes and restrict other activities to curb the coronavirus. → Read More

Michigan drivers face new insurance choice starting Thursday

LANSING (AP) — Michigan drivers who renew or buy car insurance face a choice starting Thursday: stick with unlimited medical coverage, go with less or -- for seniors with Medicare → Read More

Gretchen Whitmer lifts eviction freeze; $50 million in rent aid coming

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that a monthslong moratorium on evictions amid the coronavirus pandemic will end in mid-July, when landlords can start applying for $50 million → Read More

Michigan drivers face new insurance choice starting Thursday

The decision is a signature feature of a new law that will lower the cost of personal injury protection benefits. → Read More

Michigan drivers face new insurance choice starting Thursday

Michigan drivers who renew or buy car insurance face a choice starting this week: stick with unlimited medical coverage, go with less or -- for seniors with Medicare -- opt out entirely. → Read More

Appeals court: Michigan gyms, fitness center remain closed

A federal appeals court late Wednesday halted a lower judge's ruling and kept closed gyms and fitness centers that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered shut months ago to curb the coronavirus. The 6th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 3-0 decision, granted an emergency stay sought by the governor. After a lawsuit was filed by indoor fitness facilities, District Judge Paul Maloney in… → Read More

Michigan Legislature OKs cocktails to go to help restaurants

People could order cocktails for pickup or delivery from Michigan bars and restaurants through 2025 under a bill that won final approval Wednesday and will be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The "cocktails-to-go" legislation is part of a package that includes a temporary cut in state liquor prices to help businesses hurting during the coronavirus pandemic. Local governments would be able to… → Read More

Mich. Senate wants facilities for less-sick virus patients

Michigan could start creating dedicated facilities for those with COVID-19 who aren't sick enough to be in the hospital. → Read More

Republicans propose $1.3B plan to help Michigan K-12 schools reopen

Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature will propose a $1.3 billion one-time funding boost to help K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Republicans propose $1.3B plan to help K-12 schools reopen

Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature on Tuesday proposed a $1.3 billion plan to help K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, saying districts should have flexibility to start when → Read More

Republicans propose $1.3B plan to help K-12 schools reopen

Republicans who control the Michigan Legislature on Tuesday proposed a $1.3 billion plan to help K-12 schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, saying districts should have flexibility to start when → Read More

Republicans propose $1.3B plan to help K-12 schools reopen

Frontline teachers would each get a $500 bonus. → Read More

Benson: Voters need clear choices of how to vote in pandemic

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's chief election officer says she is cautiously optimistic about preparations for the 2020 elections amid the coronavirus outbreak, emphasizing the state can avoid failures seen elsewhere by giving people clear choices of how to vote absentee or in person. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said her office has recruited at least 2,000 workers for the August and… → Read More

Benson: Voters need clear choices of how to vote in pandemic

Michigan’s chief election officer says she is cautiously optimistic about preparations for the 2020 elections amid the coronavirus outbreak, emphasizing the state can avoid failures seen elsewhere by giving people clear choices of how to vote absentee or in person. → Read More