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Sanders in Detroit: GM treats ‘workers like crap’

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-V.t.), a Democratic presidential candidate, came to General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant with a message of support for striking United...

Roads, school funding dominate Rep. Brixie town hall in East Lansing

After a full day for the Michigan Legislature as it finished work on the $60 billion Fiscal Year 2020 budget, state Rep. Julie Brixie...

Final GOP budgets pass Legislature, Whitmer calls bills ‘a mess’

The GOP-led Legislature on Tuesday advanced 15 budget bills that will now head to the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in the coming days.  The...

Michigan House Dems introduce worker protections during Labor Month, UAW strike

A group of Michigan House Democrats on Monday gathered to announce a package of bills focused on improving the compensation, protection and support of...

Whitmer, Greig agree their relationship is ‘fine’ after K-12 budget split

Michigan has a week to go to get next year’s state budget in place, and the Legislature is expected to approve a slew of...

Slotkin joins UAW members in Lansing as strike hits 8th day

As dozens gathered on street corners around the gates to General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant to continue the eighth day of striking...

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Shuler on UAW strike: ‘We’re ready to fight’

A couple hours after presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) greeted United Auto Workers (UAW) members outside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant on...

Nessel joins state AGs in suing Trump admin over vehicle emissions

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among the 23 state attorneys general from around the country suing the federal government over vehicle emission standards.  The...

Warren joins UAW workers in Detroit on ‘Solidarity Sunday’

As the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike extended into its seventh day, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined striking workers at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck...

Rick Haglund: Path to self-driving vehicles could be bumpier than a...

Electric self-driving cars and trucks promise to transform an auto industry that has relied almost exclusively on gasoline-powered vehicles for more than a century...

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