State legislators working to increase fines for Arbor Hills Landfill violations

// on Thu, Apr 18 2019 / Article

The [Arbor Hills Landfill in Salem Township] has had a growing number of violations with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. In February 7 Action News reported on three violations that had been filed since the start of the year, more have piled up since… Read More

Senate bills to expand adoption rights to LGBT families

// on Wed, Apr 17 2019 / Article

Four state senators introduced a bill to expand adoption rights to all LGBT couples in Michigan. The proposed bills would prevent adoption agencies from discriminating based on sexual orientation. It expands on Attorney General Dana Nessel’s recent court settlement to ban state-contracted agencies from barring… Read More

Don’t believe the hype – Michigan school funding is down, not up

// on Fri, Mar 8 2019 / Article

For decades, Michigan was a beacon for educators from around the country looking to shape the next generation. Our education system, teachers and, most importantly, our students, thrived. Then, a massive disinvestment in K-12 education began in 2010. As a public high school English teacher… Read More

It's Lights, Camera, Action For Sen.-Elect Polehanki

// on Wed, Dec 19 2018 / Article

Now, she sees herself as being a Senator who will advocatefor education, in general, and improving the environment in the classroom,specifically.… Read More

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