Stories tagged: "Joe Biden"


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80th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Brings New Light to WWII’s Michigan Impact and Casualties

Lest we forget: The 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor brings along new memories and closure for Michigan families.

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‘Dirt Road Is Worse’: Michigan’s Once Smooth Rides Have Become Nearly Impassable. How Can They Be Fixed?

Nancy Slater started her own Facebook group to draw attention to road conditions in her neighborhood. Will the roads finally be repaired?

Kris Saunders and her fiancee, who currently get by on Kris' income as a third-year apprentice carpenter
‘You’re So Marketable’: What a Michigan Carpenter Wants You to Know About Skilled Trades Right Now

President Joe Biden's infrastructure law will create thousands of new construction jobs, but the industry has struggled to recruit young workers. Kris Saunders' story highlights the benefits of the skilled trades: a debt-free path to the middle-class.

‘We Couldn’t Afford It’: Childcare Costs Are Upending Michigan Moms’ Lives. What Can Fix the Problem?

The cost of childcare is reaching a breaking point and exacting a mental toll. “I don't think that having children should only be for the wealthy and that's kind of how I feel right now,” said Julie Groce, a Grand Blanc mom. 

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Biden Administration Adding New Connections to Education, Training, and Aid

A new website to find schools is announced as people look for work, consider job changes, or monitor a big infrastructure jobs bill.

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
Whitmer Goes to Washington to Share Expertise in Crises With White House

From extreme polar weather to a 500 year flood and the pandemic, Michigan’s leader has built a reputation for helping communities through a crisis.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visits Lowell Road Bridge in Clinton County.
10 Questions Michiganders Are Asking About Fixing the Damn Roads

Where is Gov. Whitmer on her promise to fix the roads, and how far did that marijuana tax revenue even go? We explain what everyone is wondering about Michigan’s biggest dilemma.