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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...

Wisconsin tribe sues for Enbridge Line 5 closure

A Native American tribe in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit seeking the shutdown of the Line 5 oil pipeline through the Straits of...
Beto O'Rourke in Ferndale

Beto O’Rourke heads to Flint today

Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) is set to hold a town hall in Flint Wednesday afternoon following an appearance at a presidential forum...

Rural SW Michigan project scores $30M brownfield tax incentive

An $80 million redevelopment of a paper mill in Southwest Michigan stands as just the second project to receive an enhanced tax incentive reimbursement...

Education advocates grapple with ‘disturbing’ higher ed budget

As Republican legislators and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer continue to battle over the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, key interest groups want to see a paradigm...

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