Indiana Supreme Court won’t hear 2nd abortion case for now
Indiana’s high court said it will not immediately consider a challenge to the state’s abortion ban that is based on the argument that the law violates some people’s religious freedoms, leaving that decision to an appeals court, at least for now.chicagotribune.com
Indiana justices won't hear 2nd abortion case for now
Indiana’s high court says it will not immediately consider a challenge to the state’s abortion ban that is based on the argument that the law violates some people’s religious freedoms, leaving that decision to an appeals court, at least for now.
Sheriff: Gunman didn't know Monterey Park dance hall victims
Authorities say the 72-year-old gunman who sprayed bullets into a Southern California ballroom dance hall, killing 11 people, had no known connection with the victims and investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the massacre.
Ann Arbor embraces Kamala Harris’ climate call at University of Michigan
ANN ARBOR, MI — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’ choice of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan as the stage for a conversation about the climate crisis on Thursday, Jan. 12, was no coincidence. Kamala Harris zeroes in on climate justice in Ann ArborAnn Arbor and UM officials, along with other community members and students, embraced and applauded Harris’ call for urgent climate action. “Ann Arbor is absolutely committed to this project,” Mayor Christopher Taylor said from the stage before Harris spoke. U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Jan. 12 2022. MORE FROM THE ANN ARBOR NEWS:Santa Ono catches COVID, misses VP Kamala Harris’ University of Michigan visitSee the 500 projects Ann Arbor aims to tackle under new $1.2B planConquer winter weather with Ann Arbor commuting challengeAnn Arbor OKs adding nearly 50 more acres to greenbeltAnn Arbor OKs annexation of 2 more properties for huge housing developmentmlive.com
Kamala Harris zeroes in on climate justice in Ann Arbor
The health of the planet and its people took center stage during Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Ann Arbor. Harris joined Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and University of Michigan professor Kyle Whyte in a conversation on the climate crisis Thursday, Jan. 12, at the university’s Rackham Auditorium. The vice president described the momentum of environmental advocacy as being spurred by both optimism and crisis. The conversation largely centered on the ripple effects of both the climate crisis and green solutions on disadvantaged communities. She spoke of environmental factors impacting health issues ranging from maternal health to childhood asthma.mlive.com
Santa Ono catches COVID, misses VP Kamala Harris’ University of Michigan visit
ANN ARBOR, MI - University of Michigan President Santa Ono tested positive for COVID-19 and had to miss Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to campus Thursday. During Harris’ visit on Jan. 12, UM Provost Laurie McCauley announced Ono could not be with officials today due to his diagnosis, which drew gasps from those in attendance. Harris is visiting Ann Arbor to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to combat climate change, according to the White House. Related: Ahead of VP visit, Ann Arbor thanks Biden-Harris administration for help going solarThe Inflation Reduction Act has been the centerpiece of the federal government’s action on climate change during Joe Biden’s presidency, allocating about $750 billion into initiatives aimed at staving off the climate change’s most devastating effects. Several streets around downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan campus remain closed Thursday during the vice president’s visit.mlive.com
Several streets being closed during upcoming Kamala Harris visit to Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, MI – Several streets around downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan campus are being closed Thursday during Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to the city. From 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 12, Huron Street between State Street and Glen Avenue, E. Washington Street between State Street and Fletcher Street and Fletcher Street between Huron Street and E. Washington Street are being closed to all traffic during Harris’ visit. Harris is coming to Ann Arbor for a conversation highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic and ongoing work to combat the climate crisis, White House representatives said in a statement Monday, Jan. 9. Related: Ahead of VP visit, Ann Arbor thanks Biden-Harris administration for help going solarHarris was last in the area in October for a visit to fundraise for Gov. More from The Ann Arbor News:Funding aims to fill in mental health resource gaps for Washtenaw County youthYpsilanti leaders make 2nd City Council appointment in a year, choosing same candidateWhere to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Washtenaw Countymlive.com
Ahead of VP visit, Ann Arbor thanks Biden-Harris administration for help going solar
ANN ARBOR, MI — With cities now eligible for federal rebates on renewable energy installations, Ann Arbor is moving forward with an $11 million investment in solar arrays. Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor poses outside his home which features a 7.2 kilowatt, 18-panel solar array in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.Jacob Hamilton | MLive.comTaylor said he’s incredibly excited the vice president has chosen to come to Ann Arbor to talk about climate action. Since then, President Joe Biden has signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, which has Ann Arbor changing its approach. Eliminating foam lunch trays, reducing emissions goals of AAPS sustainability planAre Ann Arbor city leaders walking the talk on climate action? Ann Arbor OKs adding nearly 50 more acres to greenbeltSee the 500 projects Ann Arbor aims to tackle under new $1.2B planmlive.com