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Nessel withdraws from EPA pollution lawsuits

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is withdrawing from legal battles against President Barack Obama-era rules meant to fight pollution. Nessel's office on Friday filed to...

Shirkey talks divided government, touts Medicaid work rules

On Jan. 1, state Sen. Mike Shirkey became the most powerful Republican in the Michigan Legislature. As the new Senate majority leader, the Clarklake...

Special committee formed for no-fault fix

As lowering Michigan's auto insurance rates is a key legislative priority, the state House of Representatives has announced the membership of a special committee...

Dems, women’s group slam Shirkey for equal pay comments

Advice from Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) on how state contractors should deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new equal pay directive is being...

Medical marijuana dispensaries get green light

With medical marijuana said to be in short supply, the state’s regulatory body on Wednesday lent a helping hand. Dispensaries will be allowed to reopen...

No-fault reform emerges as Senate’s top priority

Updated, 3:45 p.m. Following in the footsteps of the Michigan House, the Senate introduced on Tuesday legislation to reform the state’s controversial “no fault” auto...

Michigan Sugar Co. fined $562K for air, water violations

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has reached a settlement in Ingham County Circuit Court with a company operating a Bay City sugar...

GOP leader on Whitmer’s equal pay directive: Ignore it

What’s Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey’s message to state contractors regarding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new equal pay directive? “Don’t worry about it,” the Clarklake...

Congressional Dems angry at GM layoffs as Detroit car show kicks...

The North American International Auto Show kicking off in Detroit on Monday still offers the shiny debut of several new cars, albeit with the...

Poletown closing cuts deep

Southeastern Michigan residents are still reeling over General Motors’ announcement that it will lay off almost 15,000 workers and close out production at five...

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