Oakland County

Coulter Delivers Oakland County’s AAA Bond Rating

County Executive David Coulter’s management team was viewed as “very strong” by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) when they assigned a AAA long-term rating to Oakland County. Coulter and team,...

Coulter Taps Former Rep. Sander Levin to Assist Oakland County’s Ongoing Coronavirus Readiness

County Executive David Coulter has asked former Congressman Sander Levin to assist Oakland County’s internal and external coronavirus readiness efforts. “I want to supplement our strong internal efforts with an...

Every Person Counts

A widely used rule of thumb says that each person counted in the U.S. Census represents $1,800 a year in federal funding. Oakland County has an estimated 211,507 people...

Sheriff Mike Bouchard Appointed to Presidential Commission

Excerpt: Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard has been named to President Donald Trump’s commission on law enforcement — the first such presidential commission in more than 50 years. Bouchard was recently...

Industry, Educators and Government Collaborate to Upskill Auto-Mobility Workforce Through MAGMA

Excerpt: As Southeast Michigan's mobility field rapidly expands, with new technologies being developed every day, employers and their employees must be proactive to make sure they have the skills...
yessian

What’s the Attraction? Just About Everything

Since the music and sound design business Yessian Music was established in 1971, it’s opened offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Hamburg, Germany. Its clients include international...

Coulter and Partners Work to Ensure Some 19,000 County Residents Keep Medicaid Coverage Under Healthy Michigan Plan

PONTIAC — Oakland County Executive David Coulter and four partner organizations have announced plans to assist about 19,000 county residents in maintaining their Medicaid Healthy Michigan Plan coverage while...

Here’s How Metro Detroit City Planners Are Preparing Their Communities for Next-Generation Mobility

Excerpt: A half-century ago, Southfield was the fastest-growing community in Metro Detroit, a sprawling suburb dissected by highways and busy thoroughfares, its land-use patterns dictated by the automobile. It...

Michigan Paramedics Are Using a New Model to Promote Good Health Before Emergency Strikes

Excerpt: Paramedics traditionally handle emergency medical situations. But through an increasingly popular new model called community integrated paramedicine (CIP), Michigan paramedics are using their downtime to proactively promote good...

Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak Welcomes 19-Year-Old Polar Bear

Anana, a 19-year-old female polar bear, has joined the Detroit Zoo from the Cincinnati Zoo as part of a breeding and species survival program. Photo courtesy of the Detroit...