Stories tagged: "Garlin Gilchrist"

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This New Plan Makes Broadband More Affordable for Michiganders. More Help Could be Coming.

A new federal program is helping struggling Michiganders get broadband connections by paying some of the cost.

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‘It Opened the World to Us’: Broadband Infrastructure Can Transform Rural Michigan Life

More than a million Michiganders don't have access to broadband internet. Here's what it's like to finally connect.

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PHOTOS: Kamala Harris Spends Precious Election Day Hours in Metro Detroit

For a few hours Tuesday, Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris helped mobilize voters in Metro Detroit alongside Michigan leaders.

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Follow the Lead of #MaskUpMichigan — Not Trump’s Coronavirus Disinfo Twitter Campaign

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer nominated President Trump to tweet a pic of himself in a mask. Instead, he retweeted a dangerous video touting false coronavirus claims.

WATCH: Michigan’s Lieutenant Governor on Today’s Work and Tomorrow’s Legacies

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist says access to the internet is the best way to empower Michiganders. He’s working toward connectivity.

Whitmer and Gilchrist address protesters at press conference.
While Trump Wants to ‘Dominate’ Protesters, Michigan Leaders Are Doing This

“The president’s dangerous comments should be gravely concerning to all Americans ... This is a moment that calls for empathy, humanity, and unity," Gov. Whitmer said.

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The Awkward Story Of This Michigan Senator’s Confederate Flag Mask — That He Said Wasn’t One

A Republican state senator is in the spotlight for his strange attempt to justify — and later apologize for — a face mask that he said wasn't the Confederate flag. Decide for yourself.