Monday, September 19, 2016

Four Metro Detroit hospital systems push for public transit millage "Detroit-area health professionals gathered at Eastern Market on Monday to advocate in favor of a regional transit millage to go before voters in November.

Four major southeast Michigan hospital systems announced support for the costly plan, hoping improved transit can cut down on missed appointments. 

In 2015, 3,000 patients canceled appointments and cited a lack of transportation as the primary reason, according to Bob Riney, executive vice president and COO of Henry Ford Health System."

Friday, September 2, 2016

Pipelines will stop when demand for oil stops. Not before.

Sault Ste. Marie, MI: "“We didn’t want it to be a political issue, but you’ve got to get people’s attention at the same time,” added Easterday.

“It’s important for people to realize there’s no recovery from this pipeline.”

Some of the scheduled speakers include United States First Congressional candidate Lon Johnson, Michigan Senator Rick Jones, Sault Ste. Marie City Commissioner Jay Gage and Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Chair Aaron Payment. There’s also other local speakers that will be sprinkled in throughout the performances."