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Developing: Rep. Inman indicted for trying to sell his prevailing wage...

Updated, 11:24 a.m. State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) has been indicted on charges he attempted to solicit bribes last summer in exchange for a vote...

Peters calls GOP’s tariff inaction ‘mind-blowing’

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) slammed President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China on Monday night, noting the harm it’s doing to...

Lonnie Scott: Legislative Republicans offer no roads plan, only complaints

This week is infrastructure week, and Michigan is, once again, the poster child for crumbling infrastructure. Voters went to the polls last year and...

Trump-China trade tensions bite into Michigan agriculture

President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China and other major trading partners has Michigan agriculture leaders feeling the pinch. In a call with...

Nessel slams GOP auto insurance bills as ‘carte blanche’ for fraud

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel released an official statement today opposing recently passed Republican plans to reform the state’s auto insurance system, saying they...

After Schuette passed, Nessel takes aim at 3M’s past PFAS use

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel plans to sue a large chemical corporation over its alleged role in PFAS contamination around the state, something her...

Republicans celebrate auto insurance reform progress as Whitmer renews veto threat

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is threatening to veto House Republicans’ newest plan to allow auto insurance companies to sell reduced-coverage plans with a mandated rate...

Nessel joins AGs urging marijuana banking legislation

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined yet another national coalition of attorneys general advocating for legal reform, this time to federal banks’ ability to...

Here’s where Michigan is on auto insurance reform after the House’s...

A little more than a day after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threatened to veto Senate legislation overhauling the state’s unique no-fault auto insurance law, Republican...

Levin touts support for national pro-union legislation

Updated, 1:58 p.m. 5/10/19, with other Michigan co-sponsors of the bill U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.), a former union organizer, says that strengthening workers’...

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