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Whitmer vetoes GOP bill axing pandemic jobless benefits

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday vetoed a Republican bill that would have ended emergency unemployment benefits in Michigan. Under House Bill 4344, sponsored by Rep....

Rick Haglund: Michigan continues to underinvest in higher education, in good...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a record $17.1 billion K-12 spending bill that eliminates a nearly 30-year-long basic state funding gap between school...

Column: How would you like someone to trespass on your property...

Enbridge Energy, the operator of Line 5 pipeline, is willfully thumbing its nose at our governor, state officials, tribes and landowners as it ignores...

More than 1M sign up for Michigan COVID-19 sweepstakes

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday more than 1 million Michiganders have entered the “MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes,” a lottery-style raffle that gives Michiganders...

Susan J. Demas: National parks are America’s best idea. Here’s how...

"No, wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread....

White House says executive order coming on labeling beef as a...

WASHINGTON — The White House will unveil an executive order in the coming days that directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture to clarify that...

Michigan Supreme Court to hear landmark LGBTQ rights case

The Michigan Supreme Court will bypass the Court of Appeals to hear arguments on a key LGBTQ civil rights case. In an order dated Friday...

Column: There are 1.4 billion reasons for a bipartisan investment in...

After years of restrictive policies that prevented most families from receiving any assistance with their childcare costs, coupled with very low wages for childcare...

State to offer cash for COVID-19 vaccinations 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced that the state will offer a lottery-style raffle designed to give Michiganders who have gotten vaccinated against COVID-19...

Rick Haglund: How COVID-19 was a ‘giant sledgehammer’ to the labor...

Twenty-six states, all run by Republican governors, are trying to force workers laid off in the devastating COVID-19 pandemic back to work by cutting...

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