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B.A. Schaaff: We’ve had some important national wins for LGBTQ+ rights,...

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells...

Whitmer announces plan to expand tuition-free college for 22K more Michiganders 

Tonesia Nesbitt, a Wayne County Community College District honors student, on Tuesday offered thanks to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the opportunity to help her...

Detroit adult-use cannabis ordinance ‘likely unconstitutional,’ judge says

A federal judge has suspended a Detroit ordinance that gives preferences to certain residents who want to get into the marijuana business based on...

Bills you may have missed, from vaccine incentives to regulating meat...

Michigan residents could claim a $100 tax credit for getting a COVID-19 vaccine and driver’s licenses would be extended under bills recently introduced in...

Column: The Legislature needs to strengthen unemployment insurance, not weaken it

COVID-altered life in Michigan continues to reveal the inadequacy of many of our state’s social policies and safety net systems, and a new report...

House votes to end $300 bonus in unemployment benefits

The Michigan House passed a bill Thursday that would eliminate the extra $300 in federal unemployment benefits for Michigan residents. House Bill 4434, introduced by...

Whitmer to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday as case numbers trend...

All COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masks will come to an end early next week, 10 days ahead of schedule, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer...

Senate panel advances nomination of Missouri’s Robin Carnahan to head GSA

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel on Wednesday unanimously advanced the nomination of former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan to lead the federal Department of...

Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing...

WASHINGTON — The mayors of cities in Ohio, Montana and Arizona stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure...

Voter suppression legislation in Michigan boosted by company donations to Republicans,...

After a police officer murdered George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, sparking protests against police brutality across the...

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