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White House Launches Website for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests, Sends Out Millions of N95...

The website to order free at-home COVID-19 tests to U.S. residents went live this week, with the White House set to send out some 500 million tests.

Experts to DEC: Reasons for ‘Optimism’ Despite Record Inflation

GM's top economist and the head of the MEDC both expressed optimism for Michigan's economy, despite the presence of a 40-year high national inflation rate.

On the Edge: Pandemic Weighs Heavy on the Human Resources Profession

Frazzled and exhausted human resources professionals are at the heart of the pandemic, dealing with personnel issues complicated by a once-in-a-lifetime virus.

Supply Chain Expert Explains Highest Inflation Hike in 40 Years

Bearing out dark forecasts made by economists in the fall, inflation continued to rise in December — making 2021 the steepest inflationary increase the country has seen since 1982. The...

Omicron Leads to Sold-Out Rapid Tests, Booked Appointments, Long Lines for Swabs

States across the nation are struggling to keep up with the rapid surge in demand for COVID-19 tests.

State’s Top Doc: COVID-19 Surge Could Put Hospital System ‘Over the Edge’

Michigan's top health officials warned Tuesday that things are likely to get worse with COVID-19 in the state before they start getting better.

State Updates School Guidelines Amid Covid Surge

Michigan schools wondering how new CDC guidelines would affect them got their answer.

Omicron Variant Surge Has Hospitals Facing ‘Breaking Point’

The omicron variant has COVID-19 cases surging at record rates, putting a tremendous strain on hospital resources.

Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Help State Attract Investment, Create Thousands of Jobs

Administration says bipartisan bills signed by Whitmer will support small businesses, invest in a $1 billion economic development fund and build on Michigan's ongoing economic momentum.

Biden Plan to Fight Off Omicron Includes Free Home-Testing Kits, Help for Hospitals

President Joe Biden announced a variety of steps -- including free home-testing kits and military help for hospitals -- designed to fight off the latest COVID-19 surge.

Federal Court Lifts Stay on Biden’s Big-Business COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

A federal court in Cincinnati lifted the stay imposed on President Biden's vaccine mandate for large businesses, although the ruling is likely to be challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ross, Ilitch Building $250 Million Detroit Center for Innovation in The District Detroit

Stephen Ross' Related Companies and Ilitch Holdings announced they'll build the $250 million Detroit Center for Innovation in The District Detroit.

Experts: Michigan, Grand Rapids Recovering From COVID’s Economic Effects

Economic experts speaking at an economic outlook briefing for The Right Place said the state is recovering from the economic effects of the pandemic.

Pfizer: Vaccine Booster Provides Protection Against Omicron Variant

Pfizer officials are saying the booster shot to their vaccine appears to offer protection against new omicron variant.

Lawmakers Push Unemployment Agency Reform After $3.9 Billion in Overpayments

State lawmakers are pushing for unemployment reform after the agency that handles the program issued some $39 billion in overpayments.

Federal Judge Halts Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

A federal judge in Louisiana issued a preliminary injunction stopping vaccine mandates for healthcare workers.

Commerce Secretary Pushes CHIPS Act, Build Back Better at Detroit Economic Club Appearance

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo used a Detroit Economic Club appearance to push for chips, Build Back Better plan.

Step Up Big Detroit Campaign Sharpens Big Brothers Big Sisters Focus on Social Justice,...

Big Brothers Big Sisters hoping Step Up Big Detroit campaign will bring them more partners as focus shifts to social justice.

FDA OKs Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All Adults; CDC Decision Up Next

The Food and Drug Administration has approved booster shots of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for all adults. The CDC is expected to rule on it Friday.

Biden Touts Infrastructure Bill, Talks Michigan Jobs as GM Opens EV Factory

President Joe Biden promised Michigan jobs and touted his infrastructure bill during an appearance at GM's Factory Zero Wednesday.
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