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Bills you may have missed, from banning workplace vaccine mandates to...

State lawmakers have introduced bills in March on topics ranging from expanding unemployment benefits to protecting members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination to...

Michigan Poor People’s Campaign pushes back against GOP voter restrictions 

In a throwback moment reminiscent of the heyday of the civil rights movement of the 1950’s and ‘60s, a group of Lansing demonstrators on...

6 Michigan Republicans vote against sweeping voting rights package that passes...

The House passed sweeping voting rights, redistricting, campaign finance and ethics reform, late Wednesday night along party lines in a 220 to 210 vote, but the historic package...

State judge rejects motion by right-wing robocallers to toss case

Judge Margaret Van Houten of the state’s Third Circuit Court has rejected a motion by far-right conspiracy theorists and political operatives Jack Burkman and...

Ananich to Shirkey: ‘The world doesn’t revolve around you’

State Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) did not mince words Wednesday morning when it came to recent conspiratorial remarks about the 2020 election...

Shirkey falsely claims ‘dead people voted’ in election, again says Trump...

Updated, 4:46 p.m., 2/16/21 with comments from House Minority Leader Lasinski In one of Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey’s first interviews since the Clarklake Republican...

Election reform to return as a priority for Dems in Congress

WASHINGTON — Democrats who control Congress by narrow margins and the White House are making a fresh attempt to move forward a massive package...

Benson rolls out plan to increase voting access, security

Updated, 3:54 p.m. with comments from Rep. Bollin Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson on Monday rolled out a number of election-related initiatives, centered around...

Nessel took more than 200 legal actions in the Trump era....

Since the first week Attorney General Dana Nessel took office in January 2019, the Democrat has been busy joining multi-state lawsuits and other legal...

Susan J. Demas: A Biden presidency offers a return to normalcy....

Two weeks after barbarians stormed the People's House with Confederate and Trump flags, Nazi slogans and guns, on the hunt for the vice president,...

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