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December
 30 - Energy Office Awards Grant for Biomass Feedstock Inventory Accelerating Development of Michigan's Renewable Energy Industry
 29 - New Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DeLEG) Officially Opens for Business Today DeLEG Adds Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency to Focus
 23 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Increasing Consumers Energy Company's Natural Gas Rates by $22.4 Million Annually, 75 Percent Below What the Utility Requested
 23 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison Company to Increase Electric Rates 71 Percent Below What the Utility Requested, Realigns Rates to Attract More Jobs
 23 - MPSC Approves Modified, Revised Gas Safety Standards
 23 - MPSC Directs City of Clawson to Explain Why It is Not in Violation of Uniform Video Services Local Franchise Act
 23 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Reconciling 2007 Power Supply Costs for Two Electric Cooperatives, Increases Rates for One
 23 - MPSC Authorizes Michigan Consolidated Gas Company to Collect $34.4 Million for 2007 Uncollectibles
 23 - MPSC Appoints 2009 Motor Carrier Advisory Board
 23 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Power Quality Rules and Data Collection
 19 - Sheryl D. Emery Named Director of DLEG's Division on Deaf & Hard of Hearing
 19 - State Energy Office Awards Rebuild Michigan Community Partnership Grant
 17 - Michigan's November Jobless Rate Increases
 16 - DLEG Director Announces "Green Today, Jobs Tomorrow" Conference to Be Held in Lansing on May 11th
 15 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Honor Roll Award Recipients Recognized December 12 in East Lansing
 15 - Georgia-Pacific's Albion Facility Receives Renewed MIOSHA Recognition of their Workplace Safety and Health Excellence
 15 - Verso's Quinnesec Mill Receives Renewed MIOSHA Recognition of their Workplace Safety and Health Excellence
 11 - State Reminds Consumers of Tips to Be Safe in the Snow Michigan is Progressive in Ski Area Safety
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "Asbestos Awareness" Offered in Ann Arbor - January 14th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "Asbestos Awareness" Offered in Warren - January 14th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Recordkeeping and Cost of Injuries" Offered in Alpena - January 7th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "Excavations: The Grave Danger" Offered in Warren - January 7th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors MIOSHA Seminar on "Health Issues in Construction" Offered in Warren - January 14th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "Lockout (Control of Energy Sources) and Machine Guarding" Offered in Monroe - January 15th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Recordkeeping and Cost of Injuries" Offered in Grand Rapids - January 14th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors MIOSHA Seminar on "Electricity: The Invisible Killer" Offered in Ann Arbor - January 15th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA 10-Hour Construction Course" Offered in Kinross - January 14th & 15th
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Recordkeeping and Cost of Injuries" Offered in Lansing - January 15th
 09 - Michigan Liquor Control Commission Wishes Everyone a SAFE and HAPPY Holiday Season
 08 - Deputy State Fire Marshal Reminds Consumers: Water Your Tree Daily Don't Risk the Fire Danger of a Dry Christmas Tree
 05 - Governor Granholm Announces $90,000 Grant to Create a Michigan Skills Alliance (MiSA®)
Public-private partnerships provide targeted job training; boost employers competitiveness and state' economic growth
 05 - State Fire Marshal Advises Consumers to Be Practical This Holiday Season by Giving the Gift of Safety
 04 - MPSC Appoints 11 Members to Wind Energy Resource Zone Board
 04 - MPSC Designates United Way for Southeastern Michigan 2-1-1 Partnership as the 2-1-1 Answering Point for Washtenaw and Monroe Counties
 04 - MPSC Directs Utilities to File Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
 04 - MPSC Approves Settlement that Reconciles Cloverland Electric Cooperative's 2007 Power Supply Costs, Increases Rates by 4.5 percent
 04 - Michigan Community Partnerships Help Citizens, Businesses Save Through Energy Efficiency
 04 - Governor Granholm Allocates $2 Million of State Funding for No Worker Left Behind Initiative
 03 - Michigan Commission for the Blind to Present Annual Awards at Board Meeting December 12 in East Lansing
 02 - October Unemployment Rates Little Changed in Majority of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
Rates Up significantly Over the Year in All Areas
November
 24 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Holds Auto Insurance Affordability Public Hearing in Marquette
 24 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Lakeshore Motel on Beautiful Ice Lake Facility Earns Partner Certification
 21 - State Fire Marshal Urges Caution When Using Turkey Fryers for Holiday Meals
 19 - Michigan Office of the Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate to Hold AUTO INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY Public Hearing on November 24 in Marquette
 19 - Michigan's October Jobless Rate Increases
 15 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Holds Auto Insurance Affordability Public Hearing in Detroit
 14 - Monsanto Constantine Operations Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Wisconsin Electric Power Company to Increase Its Rates
 13 - MPSC Authorizes 2008 Power Supply Costs for Consumers Energy Electric Customers
 13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Northern States Power Company's 2007 Power Supply Costs
 13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Wisconsin Public Service Corporation's 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses
 13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation's 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery and Expenses
 13 - MPSC Authorizes Consumers Energy to Increase Securitization Bond and Tax Charges
 13 - MPSC Grants License to Royal Bank of Scotland plc as an Alternative Electric Supplier
 13 - NEWS ADVISORY - Michigan Office of the Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate to Hold AUTO INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY Public Hearing on November 15 in Detroit
 12 - ADAC Automotive's Keating Facility Receives Ergonomic Innovation Award
 12 - NEWS ADVISORY Interagency Task Force On Employee Misclassification To Meet On November 18 In Lansing
 12 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Holds Auto Insurance Affordability Public Hearing in Bay City
 12 - MCB Rehabilitation Counselor Michelle Visscher Receives National Margaret E. Fairbairn Award
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Monsanto Constantine Operations to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - Michigan Office of the Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate to Hold AUTO INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY Public Hearing on November 12 in Bay City
 11 - NEWS ADVISORY - ADAC Automotive Keating Facility to Receive State Ergonomic Award
 10 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Holds Auto Insurance Affordability Public Hearing in Grand Rapids
 10 - Four Companies Cited for Worker Injury at Durant Hotel Project in Flint
 07 - NEWS ADVISORY - Michigan Office of the Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate to Hold AUTO INSURANCE AFFORDABILITY Public Hearing on November 10 in Grand Rapids
 07 - Unemployment Insurance Agency to Hold Free UI Seminar for U.P. Employers on November 14 in St. Ignace
 05 - MPSC Commissioner Transeth Elected Vice President of Organization of PJM States, Inc.
 05 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites Facility Earns Steward Certification
 05 - NEWS ADVISORY - Governor's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification To Hold Public Hearing Tomorrow in Lansing
 03 - DLEG Now Accepting Applications from Builders for Federal Grants to Build Energy-Efficient Homes
October
 31 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for The Townsend Hotel; Facility Earns Steward Certification
 30 - Michigan in Top Five Organizations with Pledges to "Change a Light," as Energy Awareness Month Draws to a Close
 30 - Michigan Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs to meet on Thursday & Friday, November 6-7, 2008
 30 - Deputy State Fire Marshal Urges Caution Celebrating Halloween; Costumes, Candles, and Jack-O-Lanterns Pose Increased Fire Risk
 30 - Deputy State Fire Marshal Reminds Consumers: "Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery"
 30 - Blind Skydivers Jumped Wednesday to Dispel Stereotypes, Inspire Others
 29 - MIOSHA Announces $1 Million for Worker Protection Grants Twenty Statewide Grants, Totaling $1 Million, Will Provide Training Activities To Help Protect Michigan Workers Employed In High-Hazard Work Environments
 24 - Clean Energy Grants Support New Energy Development
 23 - Blind Skydivers Challenge Stereotypes at Hastings Airport October 27
 23 - Blind Entrepreneurs Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Michigan's Highway Vending Services
 23 - September Unemployment Rates Increase Slightly in Majority of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 22 - Michigan's Urban Neighborhoods Will Be Growing Green This Spring Urban Gardening Program encourages revitalization, expands access to fresh foods
 22 - Pfizer Gelfoam Team Receives State's Highest Ergonomic Award
 22 - Department of Labor & Economic Growth Partners with University of Michigan to Help At-Risk Businesses by Giving Them the Tools to Transition from "Surviving to Thriving" in the Global Economy
 21 - MPSC Opens 25 Dockets to Assist in Orderly Implementation of New Energy Laws for Alternative Electric Suppliers
 21 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Net Metering Program
 21 - MPSC Opens Six Dockets to Assist in the Orderly Implementation of Energy Laws for Natural Gas Utilities
 21 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Standard Rate Application Filing Forms and Benchmarks for Power Quality Disturbances
 21 - MPSC Opens Six Dockets to Assist in the Orderly Implementation of Energy Laws for Natural Gas Utilities
 21 - MPSC Opens 41 Dockets to Assist in Orderly Implementation of New Energy Laws for Municipally-Owned Electric Utilities
 21 - MPSC Opens 19 Dockets to Assist in Orderly Implementation of Energy Laws for Electric Utilities and Regulated Electric Cooperatives
 21 - MPSC Seeks Individuals to Serve on Wind Energy Resource Zone Board
 21 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Decoupling Report
 21 - MPSC Designates Jackson 2-1-1 Call Center as the 2-1-1 Answering Point for Lenawee and Livingston Counties
 21 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Load Allocation to be Served by Alternative Electric Suppliers
 21 - October Job Show Features Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities
 21 - Michigan Energy Office Awards $125,000 Grant to Clean Energy Coalition to Convert More Pumps to E85
 21 - NEWS ADVISORY - Governor's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification To Hold Public Hearing on November 6 in Lansing
 20 - Michigan Renewable Energy Program to Hold Wind Energy Meeting in Cadillac
 15 - Michigan's September Jobless Rate Decreases Slightly; Over-The-Year Rate Increase Same as U.S.
 14 - Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Bureau of Commercial Services Sends Notice of New Requirements to Nonprofit Corporations
 10 - Michigan Renewable Energy Program to Hold Solar Meeting in Ann Arbor
 10 - Michigan Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs Hosts 2nd Annual Statewide Education Conference to Address Challenges Facing Hispanic Students and Improving Access to Postsecondary Education
 09 - Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Awards 17 Grants for Independent Living Throughout the State
 09 - Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Awards Grants to 10 Community Rehabilitation Organizations
 09 - Herman Miller, Inc., Main Site Zeeland Operations Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 07 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Announces Filing of Formal Complaint against Allstate Insurance Company for Unfair Trade Practices
 06 - ADVISORY - Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland Operations to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 06 - ADVISORY - Insurance Advocate Butch Hollowell will Announce Details of Complaint Against Allstate Insurance Company at Press Conference on October 7 in Detroit
 03 - Michigan Renewable Energy Program to Hold Biomass Meeting in Escanaba
 03 - Media Representatives Invited to Michigan Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs Statewide Education Conference at Saginaw Valley State University Features Mr. Jaime Escalante Whose Life Story Was Basis of "Stand and Deliver" Film
 02 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Doubletree Hotel Bay City - Riverfront Facility Earns Steward Certification
 02 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Days Hotel Downtown Grand Rapids Facility Earns Steward Certification
 01 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Serving State
September
 30 - MPSC Commissioner Encourages Michiganians to "Change a Light" to Save on Their Electric Bills
 30 - DLEG Warns Consumers of Furnace Cleaning Scams Offers Do's and Don'ts of Winterizing Your Home Heating System
 29 - MPSC Issues Winter 2008/2009 Energy Appraisal
 29 - MPSC Encourages Homeowners to "Be WinterWise," Web Site Features Information on Energy Efficiency Tips, Energy Assistance Programs
 25 - August Unemployment Rates Decline Seasonally in All of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 25 - International Paper's Sturgis Plant Receives Renewed MIOSHA Recognition of their Workplace Safety and Health Excellence
 25 - Department of Labor & Economic Growth's Corporation Division Director Named State Bar of Michigan's Outstanding Business Lawyer G. Ann Baker Receives Prestigious Stephen H. Schulman Award
 24 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Capitol
 24 - DLEG Director Announces 4 Service Stations Will Receive Incentives for Ethanol (E85) Conversions
 23 - MPSC Designates Volunteer Center of Battle Creek as the 2-1-1 Community Resource Information and Referral Answering Point for Eight Rate Centers
 23 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Detroit Edison to Revise Its Securitization Bond Tax Charge
 23 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement for Thumb Electric Cooperative, Reconciling Its 2007 Power Supply Costs and Increasing Its Rates
 23 - MPSC Directs The Detroit Edison Company and Consumers Energy Company to Address Issues Raised by Enrolled House Bill 5524
 23 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Midwest Electric Cooperative to Increase Its 2008 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
 23 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Revisions to Rules Governing Gas Pipeline Safety
 23 - MPSC Issues Order Keeping Current State 9-1-1 Charge and Disbursement Percentages in Effect
 17 - Michigan's August Jobless Rate Increases
Over-The-Month Rate Increase Same as U.S.
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Part 1, General Provisions & Part 7, Guards for Power Transmission" Offered in Warren - October 1st & 2nd
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors MIOSHA Seminar on "Ergonomic Principles" Offered in Gaylord - October 8th
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA 10-Hour Construction Course" Offered in Kalamazoo - October 8th & 9th
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "When MIOSHA Enforcement Visits" Offered in Flint - October 9th
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors MIOSHA Seminar on "Fundamentals of Safety and Health" Offered in Lansing - October 8th, 15th, & 22nd
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Part 40, Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices & Part 39, Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems" Offered in Warren - October 8th & 9th
 16 - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Powered Industrial Truck Train-the-Trainer" Offered in Livonia - October 7th
 15 - Governor Granholm Announces $100,000 Grainger Contribution to Michigan's NWLB Initiative
 12 - Covanta Kent Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 10 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for The Listening Inn, Located in Crystal Falls
 09 - Services to Blind Youth Highlight September 19 MCB Commission Meeting
 09 - Michigan Liquor Control Commission will hold a Public Hearing at Garfield Charter Township Hall, Traverse City, Michigan
 08 - Governor's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification to Meet on September 16, 2008 in Lansing
 08 - Irvin J. Poke Named to Head Michigan's Bureau of Construction Codes
August
 26 - MPSC Approves Nearly $12.5 Million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
 26 - MPSC Approves $55 Million in Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants
 26 - MPSC Approves $10 Million in Low-Income Energy Efficiency Grants
 26 - MPSC Invites Michigan Regulated Electric and Natural Gas Utilities, Others to Participate in Group that Will Implement Market-Based Energy Efficiency Pilot Programs
 26 - MPSC Approves Rate Increase for Champion's Auto Ferry, Inc.
 26 - MPSC Schedules Seven Consumer Forums around the State in October
 26 - MPSC Approves Partial Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Consolidated Gas Company's 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
 26 - MCB Rehabilitation Teacher Roberta McCall Receives International Award
 21 - July Unemployment Rates Increase Seasonally in Most of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 21 - Governor's Interagency Task Force On Employee Misclassification To Hold Public Hearing On September 4 in Marquette
 20 - Deadline to Apply for Michigan Home Heating Credit Approaches, Says MPSC
 18 - No Worker Left Behind (NWLB) 1st Anniversary
Granholm Recognizes Macomb/ St. Clair Michigan Works! For Placing Most Workers in NWLB Job Training
 15 - ADVISORY - Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! Enrolls Most Workers in No Worker Left Behind Job Training
 15 - ADVISORY - Governor Granholm Celebrates No Worker Left Behind 1st Anniversary at UP State Fair, Recognizes Model NWLB Partnership
 15 - Governor Granholm Recognizes Northern Star Industries, Bay College, and Michigan Works! The Job Force Board for Model No Worker Left Behind Partnership
 14 - MIOSHA Program Receives the Prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Flexibility and Effectiveness
 13 - Governor Granholm Recognizes Schoolcraft College, CVS Pharmacy for Training and Hiring NWLB Students for Biomedical Careers
 13 - Michigan's July Jobless Rate Unchanged; Rate Steady for Third Consecutive Month
 12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation's 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
 12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Alpena Power Company's 2007 Power Supply Costs
 11 - ADVISORY - No Worker Left Behind (NWLB) 1st Anniversary Tour:
DLEG Recognizes Schoolcraft College and CVS Pharmacy for No Worker Left Behind Partnership; Students Trained for Careers in Health Care
 08 - No Worker Left Behind (NWLB) 1st Anniversary:
Governor Granholm Recognizes Demmer Corporation and Lansing Community College for Model NWLB Partnership
 07 - ADVISORY - DLEG Recognizes Demmer Corp. and Lansing Community College for Model No Worker Left Behind Partnership
 07 - Governor Granholm Announces $265,400 in Grants to 3 Michigan Skills Aliances (MiSAs®)
 07 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Boyne Highlands Resort Facility Earns Steward Certification
 01 - Midwest International Standards Products of Charlevoix Receives SHARP Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
July
 31 - DLEG Offers Tips On Staying Safe After a Power Outage
 29 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor for SEMCO Energy Gas Company's Battle Creek Division
 29 - MPSC Reconciles Consumers Energy Company's 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Costs
 29 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Northern States Power Company to Implement Its 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
 29 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison Company to Implement a Temporary 2008 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
 29 - MPSC Suspends Effective Date of Rate Increase Requested by Champion's Auto Ferry, Inc.
 29 - MPSC Re-Opens Midwest Energy Cooperative's 2008 Power Supply and Cost Review Plan Case
 29 - ADVISORY - Midwest International Standards Products of Charlevoix to Receive SHARP Award Recognition for Outstanding Workplace Safety & Health
 28 - ADVISORY - Michigan Liquor Control Commission will hold a Public Hearing at The Mackinac Island City Hall, Mackinac Island, Michigan
 24 - Dow Corning Corporation's Auburn Site Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 24 - June Unemployment Rates Mixed in Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 21 - Dow Corning Corporation's Auburn Site to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety and Health Excellence
 17 - MIOSHA Orders Pretco Technologies to Cease Operating Dangerous Processes; Mt. Morris Company Has Shown Serious Disregard for Employee Safety
 17 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Water Street Inn Facility Earns Steward Certification
 16 - State Insurance Consumer Advocate Announces Launch of Office's Website
 16 - Michigan's June Jobless Rate Unchanged; Strike-related Recalls Push Manufacuting Jobs Upward
 15 - Unemployment Insurance Agency mails 212,000 applications for federal emergency jobless benefits
 15 - Butch Hollowell will Present Overview of Office of Insurance Advocate at Media Roundtable on July 16 in Lansing
 11 - Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Seeking Applications by Aug. 29th for Workers' Compensation Board of Magistrates
 11 - Interamerican Zinc of Coldwater (a U.S. Zinc/Votorantim Metais company) Receives Ergonomic Innovation Award
 08 - Michigan Career and Technical Institute to Graduate 175 Students
 08 - Interamerican Zinc/U.S. Zinc of Coldwater to Receive State Ergonomic Award
 08 - Granholm Celebrates Successful Worker Training Program RCAR program bolsters ranks of road construction workers - economic development
 02 - ADVISORY - Governor to Confer Certificates at RCAR State Recognition Ceremony on July 8, 2008 at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit
 01 - MPSC Establishes Michigan Planning Consortium to Examine Electricity Infrastructure Planning and Ways to Reduce Costs
 01 - MPSC Seeks Comments on Potential Standards for Advanced Metering Infrastructure
 01 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing SEMCO Energy Gas Company's 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
 01 - MPSC Establishes Michigan Planning Consortium to Examine Electricity Infrastructure Planning and Ways to Reduce Costs
 01 - Protect MI Child Registry Marks Third Anniversary, Protecting Thousands of Michigan Children
 01 - Governor Granholm Announces New Round of Centers for Regional Excellence Grants
 01 - Governor's Interagency Task Force On Employee Misclassification To Hold Public Hearing On July 10, 2008, In Benton Harbor
June
 30 - ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Powered Industrial Truck Train-the-Trainer" Offered in Cadillac - July 17th
 30 - ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Construction - Part 45 Fall Protection" Offered in Escanaba - July 10th
 30 - ADVISORY - Attention: Business News/Calendar Editors Seminar on "MIOSHA Electricity: The Invisible Killer" Offered in Lansing - July 24th
 30 - UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AGENCY TO MAIL APPLICATIONS FOR FEDERAL EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (EUC) NEXT WEEK No need to call - all potentially eligible will be notified
 26 - May Unemployment Rates Rise in Nearly All of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets Sluggish Overall Economy Dampens Seasonal Employment Hunt in Many Areas
 26 - Governor Announces 14 Service Stations to Receive Incentives for Ethanol (E85) Conversions
 26 - Department of Labor & Economic Growth's Bureau of Fire Services Warns: Be Safe This Fourth of July - Use Caution with Fireworks
 24 - ADVISORY - Governor's Interagency Task Force On Employee Misclassification To Hold Public Hearing On June 30, 2008, In Farmington
 23 - MIOSHA Cites Five Companies for Worker Fatality at Wayne State University Construction Site
 23 - MICHIGAN'S MINIMUM WAGE SET TO INCREASE ON JULY 1
Rate will rise to $7.40 an hour
 20 - Creative Cities Summit 2.0 Launches Website, Announces Conference Pricing Exciting Line Up and Value Taking Shape in Detroit
 20 - Acument Global Technologies - Holly Operations Gainey Drive Facility Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 19 - MPSC Orders Investigation into Detroit Edison and Consumers Energy Company's Response to Recent Electric Outages Caused by Storms, to Hold Public Hearings in Four Cities
 19 - MPSC Commissioner Martinez Elected President of Mid-America Regulatory Conference
 18 - ADVISORY - Acument Global Technologies - Holly Operations Gainey Drive to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 18 - Michigan's May Jobless Rate Records Substantial Increase
Individuals Entering Work Force Yet to Find Jobs
 18 - Quality Aluminum Products of Hastings Receives SHARP Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 16 - ADVISORY - Quality Aluminum Products to Receive SHARP Award Recognition for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 13 - MPSC Launches Redesigned Video-Cable Web Site
 13 - MCB Offers Summer Programs for Youth Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
 12 - Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center hosts Little People of America National Conference June 20-27
 12 - Governor's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification to Meet on June 17, 2008 in Lansing
 12 - Michigan Career and Technical Institute Awarded Three-Year Accreditation
 11 - MichCon Milford Compressor Station Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 10 - UPDATE - MPSC Authorizes Electric Rates 60 Percent Below Consumers Energy Company's Request, Reduces Commercial and Industrial Customers' Subsidy by Nearly $20 Million
 10 - MPSC Seeks Public Comment on Implementation of Emergency 9-1-1 Service Enabling Act
 10 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement for Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership that Saves Ratepayers Over $40 Million a Year
 10 - Granholm Allocates $384,000 in No Worker Left Behind Funds for Dislocated Workers in Macomb and St. Clair Counties
 10 - Granholm Allocates $600,000 in No Worker Left Behind Funds for Dislocated Workers in Wayne and Monroe Counties
 09 - ADVISORY - MichCon Milford Compressor Station to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 06 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for White Birch Lodge Facility Earns Partner Certification
 06 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Holiday Inn Express - Ludington Facility Earns Partner Certification
 06 - DLEG Shares Energy, Health and Safety Tips for Work and Play in the Heat This Summer
 06 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Facility Earns Leader Certification
 05 - MPSC Issues New Consumer Alert on New License Requirement for Household Goods Movers
 05 - No Worker Left Behind Initiative and Accessible Currency Top June 20 MCB Agenda
 03 - MPSC Grants 9-1-1 Surcharge Re-Hearing Requests for Grand Traverse and Calhoun Counties, Denies Requests by Huron and Muskegon Counties
 03 - Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency Offers New Payment Options
 02 - MPSC Issues 2007 Report on Status of Telecommunications Competition in Michigan
 02 - DLEG Names Stephen Gobbo State Cemetery Commissioner
May
 29 - FIAMM Technologies of Cadillac Receives SHARP Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 29 - State Fire Marshal Encourages Taking Grilling and Campfire Precautions
 27 - American Flame Recalls Fireplaces to Replace Gas Valves Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards
 27 - FIAMM Technologies of Cadillac to Receive SHARP Award Recognition for Outstanding Workplace Safety & Health
 27 - FIAMM Technologies of Cadillac to Receive SHARP Award Recognition for Outstanding Workplace Safety & Health
 27 - Char-Broil Recalls Two-Burner Gas Grills Sold Exclusively at Mills Fleet Farm Stores Due to Fire, Burn Hazard
 23 - Summer is Here-It's Time to Enjoy Carnival & Amusement Parks Safely!
 22 - MPSC Issues Summer 2008 Energy Appraisal
 22 - April Unemployment Rates Decline Seasonally in All of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 21 - Michigan Sugar, BCTGM and MIOSHA Sign Partnership for Workplace Safety and Health
 20 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Upper Peninsula Power Company to Implement Its 2008 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
 20 - MPSC Begins Formal Complaint Proceeding Against Universal Gas & Electric Corporation
 20 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Implementing We Energies' 2008 Power Supply Costs
 20 - NEWS ADVISORY - Governor's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification to Meet Today At DLEG's UIA Problem Resolution Office in Lansing
 20 - Governor Granholm Declares June Youth Employment Month in Michigan DLEG Offers Tips for Teens Finding Employment and Staying Safe on the Job
 16 - State Fire Marshal Notifies Consumers about Baby Bottle and Food Warmers Recalled by Munchkin Due to Fire Hazard
 16 - State Fire Marshal Notifies Consumers about Maple Chase Co. Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Monoxide/Smoke Combo Alarms Recall Notice
 16 - State Fire Marshal Notifies Consumers about a voluntary product recall of Fuel Cells Used With Framing Nailers by Paslode for Fire Hazard
 14 - Michigan's April Jobless Rate Declines; Continued Layoffs Due to Labor Dispute Reduce Manufacturing Jobs
 14 - Pfizer Kalamazoo Facility Receives State's Highest Safety and Health Award
 13 - DLEG Energy Office Announces Biofuel Highway Sign Incentives to Public Service Stations
 13 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Khardomah Lodge Facility Earns Steward Certification
 13 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for LogHaven Bed & Breakfast Facility Earns Steward Certification
 09 - Advisory - Pfizer of Kalamazoo County to Receive Star Award for Workplace Safety & Health Excellence
 08 - MPSC Approves $7 Million in Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants
 08 - MPSC Approves Nearly $6.5 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
 08 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participatihng in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 07 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 06 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 06 - DLEG Offers Tips for Teens Hunting for Jobs This Summer
State & National Teen Labor Market Expected to Remain Competitive
 06 - Granholm Allocates More Than $3 Million in No Worker Left Behind Funding to Michigan Works! Agencies; Providing Job Training for JET Participants
 05 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 01 - VISIONS 2008 Vendor Fair in Ann Arbor May 14 Demonstrates Latest Technology for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
 01 - Arson Awareness Week in Michigan
 01 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 01 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
April
 30 - Building Safety: Where You Live, Work and Play
 29 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 28 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 24 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 24 - March Unemployment Rates Decline Seasonally in Most of Michigan's Regional Labor MarketsRates Up in Several Areas Due to Impact of Labor Dispute
 23 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 22 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op
 22 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Michigan Consolidated Gas Company's 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses
 22 - MPSC Reconciles Detroit Edison's 2006 Power Supply Costs, Pension Equalization Mechanism
 22 - MPSC Reconciles Consumers Energy Company's 2006 Power Supply Costs, Authorizes Utility's 2007 PSCR Factor
 22 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 21 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 18 - For Earth Day and Every Day: Cut Your Energy Bills through Energy Efficiency
 18 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 18 - DLEG Director Encourages Businesses to use FILEOnline to Beat the Filing Deadline
 17 - State Recognizes First MIOSHA Training Institute (MTI) Graduates
 17 - State Fire Marshal Reminds Consumers to Add Clothes Dryer Vents to Spring Cleaning Checklist
 17 - Is Your Group Looking for a Speaker? Check Out DLEG's Speaker's Bureau
 16 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 16 - DLEG Director Reminds Veterans and Their Families That Job and Health Care Help is Available Services & Incentives Also Available to Employers to Hire a Vet
 16 - Michigan's March Jobless Rate Unchanged
Layoffs Due to Labor Dispute Reduce Manufacturing Jobs
 15 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification For Holiday Inn-Troy Facility Earns Partner Certification
 11 - MIOSHA Resumes Enforcement of Respirator Annual Fit Testing Requirements for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis (TB)
 10 - MPSC Issues Three Requests for Proposal for Low-Income Energy Assistance, Low-Income Energy Efficiency, and Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
 10 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 09 - Louisiana-Pacific Corporation's Newberry Plant Receives Renewed MIOSHA Recognition of their Workplace Safety and Health Excellence
 09 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 08 - DLEG Offers Tips to Protect Consumers for Spring Home Improvement Projects
 08 - Advisory - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 04 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Job Connections Expo for General Motors Workers
 02 - Granholm Announces More Than $350,000 to Five Michigan Works! Agencies to Offer Supportive Services for Working Families
 01 - February Unemployment Rates Increase Slightly in Most of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 01 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements for Six Electric Utilities Authorizing 2008 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors
 01 - MPSC Grants Licenses to Two Alternative Gas Suppliers
 01 - Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and DLEG Director Keith W. Cooley Award Federal Grants to Five Builders to Construct Energy-Efficient Houses
March
 31 - DLEG to Present Builders with Federal Energy Star Home Grants on Tuesday, April 1st in East Lansing
 31 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Receives Quality Council Award
 28 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 27 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 26 - State Department of Labor & Economic Growth Participating in Opportunity Expo for General Motors Workers
 26 - Annual Report 2007
 26 - Town Hall Meetings 2008
 26 - Michigan's February Jobless Rate Edges Upward
 25 - Michigan Liquor Control Commission Releases 2007 Annual Report Includes Sales, Licensing and Enforcement Information and Full Statement Section
 24 - Liquor Control Commission Representatives Join in Town Hall Alcohol Awareness Talks; Explain Complaint Process and Offer Contact Information
 21 - MPSC Issues Two Requests for Proposal for Low-Income Energy Assistance and Michigan Energy Efficiency Technology Grants
 19 - January Unemployment Rates Increase Seasonally in All of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets; Area Jobless Rates Little Changed Over Year
 12 - Country Fresh, LLC Garage Facility Receives State Award for Outstanding Safety & Health Record
 11 - MPSC Approves 9-1-1 Surcharges for 22 Michigan Counties, Adjusts Surcharges for 46 Other Counties
 11 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing SEMCO Energy Gas Company to Reconcile its 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses
 11 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements for Four Electric Utilities, Authorizing 2008 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors
 11 - MPSC Initiates Pilot Program to Integrate Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles into the Electric Grid, Positioning State to Become a Technology and Jobs Leader
 11 - MPSC Designates "Michigan 2-1-1" as Statewide 2-1-1 Coordinating Agency for 2008-2009
 11 - Country Fresh, LLC Garage Facility to Receive State Award for Outstanding Safety & Health Record
 11 - CREATIVE CITIES SUMMIT 2.0 IS GOING FOR THE GREEN
 11 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification For Country Inn & Suites Facility Earns Steward Certification
 10 - MIOSHA Tell Employers "The Falls Must Stop!" MIOSHA Launches Campaign to Reduce or Eliminate Accidents Caused by Falls
 07 - MPSC: Lifeline Week Raises Awareness of Program to Help Ensure Everyone Has Access to Phone Service
 05 - Michigan's January Jobless Rate Declines
 04 - Governor Granholm Allocates More Than $3 Million to Michigan Works! Agencies; Offering supportive services for working families
 04 - Governor Granholm Announces $296,000 in No Worker Left Behind Funds For Dislocated Workers in Macomb and St. Clair Counties
 04 - Governor Granholm Targets $100,000 in No Worker Left Behind Funds for Dislocated Workers in Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties
 03 - MPSC Issues 2007 Annual Report
 03 - MCB to Host Blind Consumer Groups at March 14 Meeting in Lansing
February
 26 - MIOSHA and Six Green Industry Organizations in Michigan Form Alliance to Protect Green Industry Workers
 26 - Governor Granholm Awards "No Worker Left Behind" Funds to Aid Dislocated Workers
 26 - DLEG Corporation Division Invites Leaders to Register for Nonprofit Seminars
 22 - MPSC Begins Formal Investigation into Marketing Practices of Universal Gas & Electric Corporation , Rescinds Its License as an Alternative Electric Supplier
 22 - MPSC Denies ITCTransmission's Application for Construction of Major Transmission Line in Macomb and Oakland Counties
 21 - DLEG Energy Office Awards "Rebuild Michigan" Community Partnership Grants Totaling $77,849
 15 - Michigan Energy Office Awards Ethanol Infrastructure Conversion Incentive Grant to Clean Energy Coalition
 14 - MPSC: FCC Says Digital Television Transition Coming Next Year, Viewers Have One Year to Prepare for the Change
 14 - Governor Granholm Announces Detroit Will Host International Creative Cities Summit in October
 12 - MPSC Appoints 2008 Motor Carrier Advisory Board Member
 12 - MPSC Approves Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors for Three Electric Utilities
 12 - MPSC Issues First Report on Video Services Competition in Michigan
 12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Northern States Power Company's 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Costs
 12 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison to Increase Securitization and Tax Surcharges
 12 - DLEG Sending Notices to Prepare Builders & Contractors for New Consumer Protection Laws Taking Effect on June 1
 12 - State Reminds Consumers of Tips to Be Safe in the Snow Michigan is Progressive in Ski Area Safety
 12 - Gestamp Automoción of Lapeer Receives State Award for Outstanding Safety & Health Record
 08 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Grace Grange Lodge and Stable Facility Earns Steward Certification
 08 - Gestamp Automoción of Lapeer to Receive State Award for Outstanding Safety & Health Record
 07 - Michigan Career and Technical Institute to Graduate 152 Students
 07 - Liquor Control Commission Chairperson Samona Speaks at Michigan Local Government Management Association Winter Institute Outlines Licensing Issues at Local Level
 06 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Board to Hold Special Meeting February 20 in Lansing
 01 - MIOSHA Reminds Employers to Post Job-Related Injuries and Illnesses
 01 - DLEG Announces Highest Green Lodging Certification For Crystal Mountain Resort; Facility is First Resort to Achieve Leader Status, First to Move Up From Current Level
January
 29 - MPSC: Home Heating Credits Now Being Processed
 29 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Program for Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op
 29 - MPSC Requires Electric Utilities to File Assessments of Their Ability to Meet Peak Summer Demand
 29 - MPSC Conditionally Grants Universal Gas & Electric Corporation a License as an Alternative Electric Supplier
 29 - MPSC Approves 2007-2008 Gas Cost Recovery Factor for Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
 29 - MPSC Denies Request by Hartland Township, Area Homeowners for Rehearing in ITC Transmission Case
 29 - MPSC Improves Electric and Natural Gas Rules for Business Customers, Lowering Deposits Required and Establishing Complaint Resolution Process
 29 - MPSC Reconciles SEMCO Energy Gas Company's 2005-2006 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues
 29 - MPSC Designates Community Access Line of the Lakeshore, Inc. as the 2-1-1 Community Resource Information and Referral Answering Point for Mason and Oceana Counties
 29 - MPSC Approves New Alternative Energy Economic Development Service Tariff for Alpena Power Company
 29 - MPSC Investigates Shut-Off Case Involving Elderly Indiana Michigan Power Company Customer
 28 - Illegal Importation Report
 25 - DLEG Introduces New and Expanded Online Licensing Services Making It Easier For Real Estate Professionals To Do Business In Michigan - New Real Estate Salesperson Applications Now Available
 25 - Michigan Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs to meet on Friday, February 1, 2008 at Department of Human Services
 25 - December Jobless Rates Increase Seasonally in Most of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets; 2007 Annual Jobless Rates Up Slightly in Most Areas
 24 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for The Betsie Bay Inn Facility Earns Steward Certification
 24 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Peaches Bed & Breakfast Facility Earns Leader Certification
 24 - DLEG Announces Green Lodging Certification for Kettunen Center Facility Earns Partner Certification
 24 - Michigan Commission for the Blind Honors Clients, Employers, & Community Partners
 18 - UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS ARE TAXABLE State of Michigan mails out jobless benefit statements for 2007
 17 - State Announces New Bureau of Workforce Transformation Unprecedented re-design will drive change to a system of lifelong learning; Radically restructures workforce efforts
 16 - Michigan's December Jobless Rate Edges Upward
2007 Annual Rate Increases
 15 - DLEG Bureau of Fire Services Teams Up with Detroit Red Wings to Distribute Smoke Detectors to Low Income Metro Detroit Families
 04 - Michigan Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs to meet on Friday, January 11, 2008 at Ottawa Building
 03 - November Jobless Rates Edge Up Seasonally in Most of Michigan's Regional Labor Markets
 02 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Standards on Net Metering, Fuel Sources and Fossil Fuel Generation Efficiency
 02 - MPSC: Winter Heating Bills to be Lower, Thanks to Warmer than Expected Temperatures, High Natural Gas Storage Levels
 02 - Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Awards $225,000 Grant to Peckham, Inc. of Lansing
 02 - Scam Targets Corporations DLEG alerts Michigan businesses of scheme to pay fee to fake national registry to avoid dissolution


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