Stories tagged: "coronavirus response"

Lance Wood. Photo courtesy Lance Wood.
‘A Fair Shot:’ This CMU Student Votes Because the Environment and Economy Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

Central Michigan University student Lance Wood doesn’t see science and the economy as different things — people need both working together to thrive.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at MBS International Airport, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Freeland, Mich. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump Rallies in Michigan After Pulling Funding From State’s National Guard

His visit came hours after he denied Michigan support for frontline pandemic responders.

Photo via Gov. Whitmer's office
Michigan Appeals Court: Gov. Whitmer Has Authority For Pandemic Protections

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was sued in May by the Republican-controlled Legislature over her use of emergency powers. For the second time, a court upheld her action during the coronavirus pandemic.

Medical personnel in the COVID-19 medical screening annex at NYC Health + Hospitals Metropolitan in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
COVID-19 Treatment Is Expensive. Under Biden’s Plan, Patients Wouldn’t Have to Pay for It.

Think Trump promised free COVID-19 coverage? Think again. Several drug companies are looking to make a profit, and the costs are likely be handed to the patient—with Trump's approval.

New data shows that as nonviolent offenders are released from Michigan jails to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, crime rates are not increasing. The information could signal the beginning of prison reform. Photo via Shutterstock.
As Michigan’s Jails Empty, Crime Is Stagnant.

Data shows that reducing jail populations to prevent the spread of coronavirus doesn’t increase crime.

President Trump has targeted Michigan’s trifecta of female leaders ahead of the 2020 presidential election, picking fights over everything from coronavirus response to voting rights. Clockwise from top left: Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File); Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo via Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Office); Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (Photo via Facebook); President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump vs. the Women Who Lead Michigan: What We Learned From the Recent NYT Article

The New York Times explores whether Trump’s targeted attacks on Michigan’s women leaders are a calculated campaign or just more sexism (or maybe a little bit of both). We have the highlights.

Clockwise from top left: Michigan Science Center (photo via Wikimedia Commons); Explore the universe at the Michigan Science Center (Photo via Facebook); The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Photo by Juan N Only via Flickr); “Self-Portrait with Monkey” by Frida Kahlo (1938) is on loan to the DIA from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, N.Y. for "Guests of Honor: Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí." (Image via Facebook); Visitors will be able to walk the steps and enter the Detroit Institute of Arts this Friday. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)
Museums, Arts and Culture Institutes Are Opening Up In Detroit. Here’s What to Know and Where to Go

The DIA, Michigan Science Center, and more open these must-see exhibits to visitors July 10. Wear your mask!