The Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing Michigan residents the opportunity to share input and ideas on policy decisions, programs and other aspects of natural resource management and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Michigan number 68, the 20th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.
Michigan residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 11 percent of the state’s population, the 29th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.
Public schools in Michigan spent $10,481 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 11th lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.
Michigan is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).
The number of youths in foster care in Michigan at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 12,121, a 1.7 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Public schools in Michigan spent an estimated $17.7 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 2.1 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
Hunters across the state are ready for Michigan’s firearm deer season, which starts today, Nov. 15. Not only a time-honored tradition shared across many generations of Michiganders, this season also brings a significant boost in state revenue.
Michigan two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,703 in 2004-05 to$3,991 in 2019-20, the 18th largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
The Michigan Tech campus viewed from the waterShare this story:On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Michigan Technological University's School of Business and Economics became the College of Business and the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science became the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science.