August 2007
Governor Requests Federal Disaster Assistance For Michigan FarmersGovernor Jennifer M. Granholm has officially requested federal disaster assistance from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Mike Johanns for farmers in all 83 Michigan counties who are facing fruit, vegetable, and field crop losses because of two separate extreme weather events this year – the spring's frost/freeze and the summer's drought.
Granholm to Celebrate Michigan Workers with Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day In her weekly radio address, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today looked forward to her Labor Day run/walk, an annual crossing of the Mackinac Bridge which is a celebration of Michigan workers and Michigan's labor movement.
Governor Lifts Burn Ban on Lower Peninsula; Ban Still in Effect for Upper PeninsulaGovernor Granholm signed proclamation lifting the burning ban on all counties in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, citing adequate recent rainfall totals that have alleviated drought conditions

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