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Grand Rapids police set guidelines for interaction with immigrants

The Grand Rapids Police Department announced Friday its new policy for interacting with non-citizens, which will forbid the department from, among other things, asking...

Republican Peter Meijer under fire for barring drag performers with Down...

Updated 1:41 p.m. Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer has banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his...

2nd Republican suit filed to stop new redistricting panel

The Michigan Republican Party has followed other leading Michigan Republicans and filed suit against Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. The suit, filed Thursday in...

Wayne County Sheriff Napoleon endorses Cory Booker for president

Wayne County Sheriff and former Detroit mayoral candidate Benny Napoleon endorsed on Wednesday U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) for the Democratic presidential nomination. In a...

Trump accuses Jews voting for Democrats of ‘great disloyalty’ following attacks...

President Donald Trump accused Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats of “disloyalty” Tuesday. “I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think...

42K Michiganders impacted by Trump admin. abortion ‘gag rule’

As expected, Planned Parenthood announced this week that it was pulling out of Title X, a federal family planning program. The President Donald Trump...
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Embattled Michigan civil rights chief takes indefinite leave

Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) Director Agustin Arbulu has taken an indefinite leave of hiatus after a scandal in which it was revealed...

SOS seeks college students for voting panel

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson this week said she's forming a Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force and is seeking 20 to 25 members. The panel...

1st Republican challenger to Haley Stevens announces campaign

Whittney Williams, a Canton Republican and Taiwanese immigrant, announced her bid for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District Monday, becoming the first challenger in 2020 to...

Alex Rossman: Public charge rule attacks immigrants and American values

In my 20-year career, I thought I had seen all of the tricks, maneuvers and strategies in the political procedure book.  But President Donald Trump...

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