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Metro / Politics
Snyder signs Medicaid expansion bill for Michigan

Snyder signs Medicaid expansion bill for Michigan

For 470,000 low-income Michiganders, Medicaid coverage will soon be a reality. Gov. Rick Snyder signed House Bill 4714 on Monday. With his signature, residents earning less than $15,280 annually are now covered by the federal program. These Michiganders, which include […]
Letters / Voices

LETTER: Auto Fault

I am a physical therapist who has the pleasure of working with individuals who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. The current Auto no-fault in our state allow these victims to receive the comprehensive care they require to reach their […]
Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts / Top Stories

Nine health care professionals arrested for alleged violation of federal kickback statute Tuesday

Nine Michigan health care professionals, including those from Mount Pleasant and Edmore, were indicted Tuesday for conspiracy to violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. Babubhai Rathod, Rajesh Makwana, Raju Nakum, Lino S. Dial Jr., Niti Thakur, Andre Blair Smith and Muhammad […]
Letters

LETTER: Call senators and representatives on possible anti-fault auto insurance laws

I am writing this letter today because I just learned that the Michigan House Committee on Insurance has begun hearing testimony on HB 4936. This bill would drastically change our auto anti-fault laws and not in a good way. The […]
Featured / Politics

Former Gov. Engler speaks on economy, tax rates at annual Fourth District Republican Committee fundraiser

Former Michigan Gov. John Engler returned to his birth place of Mount Pleasant May 16 to speak to the Fourth District Republican Committee. Engler attended the fundraising breakfast at Bucks Run Golf Club, 1559 S. Chippewa Road, amongst fellow Republicans […]
Politics

Gubernatorial race 2010: Where the candidates stand on the issues

Most gubernatorial pre-election discussion has focused on jobs and the Michigan economy. But Maxine Berman, Griffin Endowed Chair and Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s director of Special Projects, said there are other problems which should not be overlooked.
Isabella County

Bridge card applications increase in Isabella DHS; most students do not abuse system

Isabella County saw a dramatic increase in the number of applications for bridge cards from July to August. In July, there were 1,313 applications for the governmental food assistance program and 2,135 in August — an increase of about 62 […]
Metro

H1N1, influenza shots available on, off campus

Shots to prevent H1N1 and influenza are now available across Mount Pleasant. H1N1 became a household name last year because of its severity. Living on a college campus made students more vulnerable to catching H1N1, said Dr. Robert Graham, medical […]
Metro

Gov. Granholm to veto bills, support Michigan Promise Scholarship

Gov. Jennifer Granholm said Monday she will veto line items in budget bills to fund high priorities such as the Michigan Promise Scholarship, Medicaid, local police and firefighters.


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