Safety


Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency, which makes state resources available.
Boil-Water Alert Could Last 2 Weeks in SE Michigan

A boil-water advisory could last up to two weeks for more than 130,000 people in southeastern Michigan as crews repair a water pipe break in St. Clair County.

Washington, D.C. - Students from across the D.C. area protest gun control laws and gun reform in front of the White House, in this file photo. Source: Josh Gruber
Fred Upton and 13 Other House Republicans Join Dems to Pass First Major Gun Legislation in 30 Years. Here’s What It Means for Michigan.

Need to Know A bipartisan coalition of Congress passed the most significant gun legislation in decades.  The law will require stricter background checks for people under 21, put more mental health services in schools, and prevent domestic abusers from acquiring weapons. The law contrasts with a Supreme Court ruling that makes concealed carry permits easier...

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Are You Prepared If Your Child Goes Missing?

No parent wants to think about the possibility of their child going missing — but it's beneficial to have a plan.

Michigan Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph), who was one of 10 Republicans to vote to impeach President Trump in January 2021, announced in April that he will not seek reelection. He's one of the longest-serving Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Michigan’s Fred Upton and 4 Other House Republicans Vote Yes on Gun Safety Bills

The package includes a proposal from Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin requiring safe storage of guns in homes with children. 

Source: Department of Homeland Security
‘Threat Actors Have Recently Mobilized’: DHS Bulletin Warns of Possible Attacks

BREAKING–A Department of Homeland Security bulletin released on Tuesday highlights a range of possible targets, and warns of mounting threats as the midterm election season approaches. The bulletin, posted through the National Terrorism Advisory System, said in the coming months, “we expect the threat environment to become more dynamic,” and notes that “several high-profile events...

Michigan Sen. Rosemary Bayer, D-Beverly Hills, speaks about a mass shooting at Oxford High School, which is in her district, on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
Today, Michigan Republicans Blocked Gun Safety Bills

A mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 21 people, including 19 pre-teen children, conjured painful memories in Michigan