Press Releases Received By MIRS
Volunteer for Duck Habitat in Pointe Mouillee SGA! »
"Join us at 9am on Saturday, April 4th at the Pointe Mouillee State Game Area to improve waterfowl habitat! We will be restoring duck nesting structures as well as cleaning out and relocating some of the duck boxes previously installed throughout the area to benefit mallard ducks."
Ed Trust-Midwest's testimony to MI's House Education Committee on early literacy investment »
"Today, Sarah Lenhoff, director of policy and research, and Jason Mancini, director of government affairs, at The Education Trust-Midwest, testified to the Michigan House Education Committee about how Michigan can raise third-grade reading levels. Their testimony follows. "
*Today at 3:00 pm* Rep. Geiss to Hold Press Conference on Milk Banking Legislation »
" LANSING — State Representative Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) will hold a press conference onThursday, March 26, at 3 p.m. (or immediately following House Session if we run past 3) in Room 405 of the state Capitol. She will discuss her legislation, House Bill 4206, which would allow for and set standards for human breast milk banks in Michigan. Joining Geiss will be state Senator David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights,) Jayne Jackson from Black Mothers Breast Feeding Association and Beth McClellan, a lactation consultant with Sparrow Hospital."
Michigan Has Nationís Third Highest Unemployment Rate for African Americans »
"LANSING – At 15.8 percent, Michigan had the nation’s third highest unemployment rate for African Americans in 2014, according to a new analysis from Economic Policy Institute economist Valerie Wilson. In Projected Decline in Unemployment in 2015 Won’t Lift Blacks Out of the Recession-carved Crater, Wilson uses a unique analysis of Current Population Survey data and Local Area Unemployment Statistics program data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to estimate state unemployment rates by race and ethnicity in over 30 states. "
Doctors' Day thanks our partners in transforming Patient care »
"LANSING, Mich. – Sparrow is showing appreciation for its Physicians in honor of National Doctors' Day on Monday, March 30."
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