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Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/26/19 Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he...

Enbridge-owned Kentucky pipeline has lethal rupture

Updated, 6:44 a.m. 8/2/19 As several Democratic elected officials continue to seek a shut down of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, the company...

Operating engineers strike for ‘fair treatment’ by construction company

Operating engineers working for Indiana-based Rieth-Riley Construction Co. are on strike, calling for “fair treatment.” They have been working without a new contract since...

Dems, GOP offer contrast on trade ahead of debates

Both the Democratic and Republican parties held sparring press conferences just hours apart in Detroit Tuesday morning ahead of the Democratic primary debates, offering...

Whitmer, 4 Dem govs. urge prez candidates to prioritize Great Lakes

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and four other Midwest Democratic governors on Monday urged presidential contenders to adopt their Great Lakes agenda. This comes before 20...

Whitmer signs directive on government contract bids

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive on Monday that will force Michigan to evaluate the economic impact on the state that any potential...

Rising waters put damper on Michigan tourism

Beaches all around the Great Lakes are disappearing this summer as the region deals with near all-time high water levels.  Take Berrien County in Southwest...

Stevens delivers weekly Democratic address after 2 bills clear U.S. House

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) was tapped to deliver the Democratic Party’s weekly address Friday, and took the opportunity to point out the...

Slotkin testifies in favor of legislation to block robocalls

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday in favor of a new act already passed by the House that would...

Most Michigan reps. vote to protect union pensions

The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill aimed at salvaging union pensions, an issue close to the hearts of many Michigan lawmakers. Known as...

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