As the US Supreme Court approaches a ruling on President Joe Biden’s proposal to forgive a portion of student loan debt, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has instructed various state agencies to explore cost-cutting mechanisms for borrowers in Michigan.
Health care for Michiganders and people across the country is under attack by congressional Republicans who are supporting legislation that could end Medicaid coverage for as many as 1 million Michigan residents.
Julie Chavez Rodriguez, the granddaughter of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, has emerged as one of Biden's most trusted advisers. Aides believe the relationships she has nurtured with state and local officials will be helpful for the campaign.