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Here are the voting restriction bills introduced in Michigan this year

Last week, Republicans in the Michigan Senate joined their colleagues across the country in introducing a sweeping package of 39 bills regulating voting rights. Michigan...

GOP shifts strategy from election lawsuits to voting laws

As Republican-led legislatures continue a systematic push to pass laws they say are aimed at ratcheting up election security, voting rights advocates in Tennessee...

Dingell sponsors $10T, 10-year green energy plan  

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) have introduced a Herculean $10 trillion federal infrastructure plan they say is aimed...

Gilchrist wants GOP lawmakers to show ‘leadership’ on fighting COVID-19, getting...

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist said last week it is “absolutely ridiculous” that GOP lawmakers have fought a nationally recognized tool designed to reduce the...

House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON  — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

After months of hearings airing 2020 election conspiracies, Republicans drop big...

A new package of voter restriction bills introduced this week by Republicans in Michigan is part of a national trend in states across the...

Column: Women are society’s invisible infrastructure, but they’re often underpaid and...

Infrastructure is important for everyone. We need a strong public system for roads and transportation, for drinking water, for energy. And when that system...

Lawmakers roll out equal pay bills, say it’s ‘unconscionable’ reforms haven’t...

On Equal Pay Day, marking the day when white women will have earned the same amount on average as men have at the end...

Hundreds in Detroit push back against anti-Asian hate 

More than 300 people attended the Stop the Hate Against Asians rally on Sunday in downtown Detroit. The effort was sponsored by a new...

Tlaib signs onto resolution to expel fellow Rep. Greene

WASHINGTON — Dozens of U.S. House Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) backed a resolution filed Friday to expel U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor...

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