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Whitmer makes pick to Wayne State board, as Trent joins her...

Kim Trent has left the Wayne State University board to join the administration of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Trent will join the leadership team of the...

Data center tax break bill dead — for this year

Legislation to expand tax breaks for the Switch data center in Kent County passed out of the state House on Wednesday on a razor-thin...

House Dems want to ensure the Legislature stays out of citizen-led...

As petitions for two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are circulating throughout Michigan, several House Democrats are working to take the Legislature out of the citizen-led...

Lawrence, Dingell march to McConnell’s office to demand votes on equal...

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched...

EPA, DOJ announce $245M settlement to clean up Kalamazoo Superfund site

Updated, 6:03 p.m. 12/11/19 with comments from Rep. Upton After decades of contamination from a paper mill that is a designated Superfund site, efforts to...

Michigan could soon legalize sports betting, online gambling

Long-discussed legislation to expand legalized gambling in Michigan will soon head toward the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Legislation making its way through the state...

Pure Michigan left in the cold, leaders to talk tourism program...

Pure Michigan didn't make the cut in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget supplemental spending plan finally negotiated by state leaders. But state House Speaker...

Michigan medical marijuana program ‘slightly diminished,’ but still active after Proposal...

Michigan’s marijuana economy is continuing to expand. But these are uncharted waters for the state, and it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for the...

Dems, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal, but some Michigan...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the President Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to...

Rick Haglund: Research shows trade, not automation, is killing manufacturing jobs

More than 5 million manufacturing jobs — almost 300,000 of them in Michigan — have been lost since the most recent employment peak in...

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