Monday, April 20, 2020 - 7:19pm
.Solomon Rajput, candidate for Michigan's 12th Congressional District, canvasses at houses in Ann Arbor prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.

During the COVID-19 crisis, the state and national governments have been attempting to work together to provide medical supplies and implement shelter-in-place guidelines to slow the spread of the virus.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:56pm
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The Michigan state legislature passed two bills to appropriate $150 million in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 9:14pm
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., held a town hall via phone regarding coronavirus.

 

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., hosted a telephone town hall on Thursday to inform constituents about the COVID-19 outbreak. The town hall featured health care professionals and highlighted the importance of preventative measures and social distancing.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 8:49pm
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The Daily reporter Julia Fanzeres analyzed campaign donations in Michigan ahead of the presidential primaries which took place this Tuesday.

According to the Federal Elections Committee, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Detroit had the highest donations totals respectively, with Ann Arbor bringing in just under $500,000 in campaign donations.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:37pm
Solomon Rajput, candidate for Michigan's 12th Congressional District, canvasses at houses in Ann Arbor January 26.

27-year-old medical student and congressional candidate, Solomon Rajput, is challenging an 85-year-old political dynasty currently led by Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.

Inspired by figures such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. and Rashida Talib, D-Mich., Rajput is advocating for fighting climate change, rejecting corporate PAC money and passing a Green New Deal.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:21pm
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Almost six years after a switch in water supply by city officials led to the Flint Water Crisis, Michigan has been facing another man-made water crisis affecting approximately 1.9 million Michiganders. On Jan.

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 8:07pm
Former Ambassador Susan Rice speaks on her new book "Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For" in Weill Hall Monday afternoon.

In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Susan Rice, former United Nations Ambassador and former National Security Advisor, spoke Monday morning at Hill Auditorium.

Rice’s speech was one of many events dedicated to MLK this past Monday. Angela Davis, Activist and keynote speaker, also gave a speech this past Monday on the MLK Jr. symposium theme, “The (Mis)Education of the U.S.”

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 5:01pm
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., traveled with a delegation to the Madrid Climate Convention 2019 December 2.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., joined a bicameral delegation to the Madrid Climate Convention 2019 on Dec. 2. 

The conference is the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties. Along with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other key Democrats, Dingell joined other international leaders for a weeklong convention to discuss steps forward with the Paris Climate Agreement of 2016. This was the first time Dingell traveled to a Conference of the Parties. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:04pm
Ypsilanti is joining the city of Ann Arbor to create a plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035.

Ypsilanti is following Ann Arbor’s lead in drafting a plan to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2035. 

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the Ypsilanti City Council decided to draft a plan on how the city could become carbon neutral in 15 years. The draft plan will be presented on March 31, approaching the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.