By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 18 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Lawmakers heard testimony for bills in the House Transportation Committee aiming to save taxpayers money and shorten lines at Secretary of State (SOS) offices. Rep. Matt Maddock, R-Milford, sponsored HB 5250 and 5171. The first bill seeks to eliminate adhesive license plate registration tabs that … Continue reading Bills aim to eliminate drivers plate tabs, expand SOS services to banks
By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 17 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a Tuesday news conference gave business owners who’ve waited longer than five months to reopen no answers. Last week, Whitmer said she might give more information this week about reopening gyms, movie theaters and bowling alleys in most … Continue reading Whitmer: ‘Too early to say’ when businesses ordered closed since March can reopen
By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 14 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Michigan’s economic recovery indicators are billions of dollars better than previously projected, state financial leaders agreed Monday after a rare third Revenue Estimating Conference. Experts previously estimated that Michigan’s revenue would drop by $6.3 billion over the next two fiscal years. Now, … Continue reading Michigan’s economy better than expected, experts say
In Psalm chapter 23, David says, the Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He also says, the Lord, spreads a table before him in the presence of his enemies. Although we can trust God to supply All our needs, we must be mindful that God provides our needs through people. If you need … Continue reading How to Get Along with People, A Look at Psalm 23
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) approved the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency’s application for funding that would provide an additional $300 per week payment to Michiganders receiving unemployment benefits. “This is good news for the thousands of Michiganders who are still without work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, … Continue reading FEMA Approves Whitmer Administration’s Application for Federal Funding to Provide an Additional $300 Per Week to Unemployed Michiganders
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Aug 19, 2020 (The Center Square) – A trial date has been set for Oct. 21 in which two Republican Assemblymen will represent their case against Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration over an executive order the governor issued changing election laws. The case will be heard by the Superior Court … Continue reading Trial date set for legislators’ lawsuit against Newsom over executive order
By Benjamin Yount | The Center Square 2 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Kanye West will not be on the ballot in Wisconsin this fall. The Wisconsin Election Commission late Thursday voted to keep West off the ballot because he missed the state's filing deadline. “If we’re going to hold their feet to the fire … Continue reading Wisconsin Election Commission rejects Kanye West’s ballot bid’s
by Leah Nichols You know you've done it.You've dreamed about a dashing romantic hero who will sweep you off your feet and take you away from the dullness of everyday life. Far away from the boredom of the mundane, you will delight in the continuous excitement of true love!'Course, there are many, many ways this scene … Continue reading Hollywood Romance or Real Relationship?
By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 19 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday she will allocate $60 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars to Michigan school districts and higher education institutions that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding comes from … Continue reading Whitmer to spend $60 million of federal money on schools; will consider reopening closed businesses
by Matthew Eldridge I hesitantly knocked on Frankie's door. After all, he was pretty much a stranger. We lived next door to each other in an apartment building and casually exchanged head nods and "hellos" with each passing. He seemed to be a nice man, always commenting on how precious he thought my baby daughter was.Fifty-something … Continue reading Confessions of a Dead Workaholic
Students and parents at California’s Hollywood High School go through temperature checks before picking up laptops for online learning. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images Phyllis Sharps and Lucine Francis The first U.S. schools have reopened with in-person classes, and they are already setting off alarm bells about how quickly the coronavirus can spread. Georgia’s Cherokee County School … Continue reading Kids are Bigger Coronavirus Spreaders than Many Doctors Realized-Here’s How Schools can Lower Risk
by Nellie Shani I was not surprised when he walked into my office. "Typical case", I thought to myself. At five feet, we were almost the same height as I sat on my high chair. Bad case of acne, ears that stand out, buck-toothed. I smiled and extended my hand.An hour later he was gone as … Continue reading Why Everyone Suffers Rejection
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) submitted an application to the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for funding that would provide an additional $300 per week payment to Michiganders receiving unemployment benefits. “Right now, there are an unprecedented number of Michiganders who have lost work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will provide some … Continue reading Whitmer Administration Applies for Federal Funding to Provide an Additional $300 Per Week to Unemployed Michiganders
Tabitha Moses, Wayne State University As the 2020-21 school year gets underway – both at the K-12 and college level – many students find themselves attending online classes via Zoom or similar teleconferencing platforms. Although sticking with remote instruction may be the correct decision from the standpoint of public health, it is not without problems. … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Let Students Keep their Cameras Off During Zoom Classes
by stephanie reck Many of you may be like me, and did not have proper role models growing up for marriage. When I got married, I brought a lot of “baggage” into the relationship. I had absolutely no idea how to have a healthy, Godly marriage, but it is amazing how the Lord has instructed me. … Continue reading Word of Encouragement: Counselors Corner: 12 Keys to a Healthy, Godly Marriage
by Greg Baker You either are hurt or will have your heart broken eventually. This is the price of love. Yet when it happens to you the absolute worst thing you can do is wall yourself off from people.Here's the thing; it will always be a person or a group of people that hurt you. This … Continue reading The Worst Thing You Can Do When Your Heart is Broken
by Greg Baker Have you ever been misunderstood, taken the wrong way, or categorized and stereotyped incorrectly? Find out why this happens and what you can do to be perceived correctly by those around you.WORDS DEFINE YOUR PERSONALITYEssentially, you define yourself to those around you by the words you use. People do judge you by the … Continue reading What Determines How People Perceive Your Personality?
by Georgina Tennant My son hates anything sad or scary, even on television. Through movie afternoons, we keep asking him, "Who wins in the end?" eliciting the much-rehearsed reply, "Baddies always lose, goodies always win." Watching Cinderella, one Sunday afternoon, his usual panic set in. The initial beauty of the film faded into the darker scenes … Continue reading Knowing the End from the Beginning…Baddies Always Lose, Goodies Always Win!
by Stephen Kimball As a Christian, I have been struggling with my own response to all that is going on in the country right now. I confess, I can get riled up in a “New York minute”, as they say, watching practically any news media. Politics couldn’t be more polarizing and it’s hard not to get … Continue reading Grace vs the Anger of Politics
By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square 20 hrs ago (The Center Square) – As states and local governments grapple over reopening schools in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, introduced a bill to ensure that federal education money follows students regardless of where they are educated. Paul introduced the Support Children Having Open … Continue reading Sen. Paul introduces legislation to allow federal education dollars to follow students