Tag: politics

a person holds a sign reading "no mask will quarantine my voice"

October 18, 2021

Members of the group protested the county’s mask mandate Friday.

A truck flying a "Trump 2020" flag

October 15, 2021

Activists are going door-to-door to try to uncover evidence of voter fraud. The end goal is to overturn Donald Trump’s election loss.

Students play football in WMU's Waldo Stadium

October 8, 2021

A federal appeals court shot down the university’s vaccine mandate for athletes.

A woman puts protective face mask loops around her ears.

October 7, 2021

The resolution would have prompted the county’s health officer to rescind the order requiring masks in most schools.

a screen capture of a Kalamazoo County Commission virutal meeting

October 5, 2021

A resolution before the county board to end protection for K-6 graders contains numerous inaccuracies about the efficacy of masks and vaccines.

A student wearing a face mask raises his hand

October 1, 2021

The governor is assuring local governments that they won’t lose funding because of their mask policies.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

September 30, 2021

The $53 billion budget will shore up ambulance services and bridges, but will not include a ban on mask mandates.

a man holds a protest sign that reads "masks don't work"

September 28, 2021

Local ordinances have resulted in threats of violence. Public health officials want the state to take a stand.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun speaks during a press conference.

September 27, 2021

The leader of Michigan’s COVID response is moving into the private sector, to be replaced by a senior public health official.

a shadow of a person pointing a gun at another person

September 24, 2021

Gun rights supporters call it a power grab, despite the fact the declaration doesn’t change gun rules.