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GOP leaders, anti-gerrymandering group meet on expanding term limits

A group of Republican leaders, business groups and activists that took on gerrymandering in Michigan have held recent talks aimed at tackling term limits...

Michigan sees smaller salary growth than neighboring states

A decade removed from the Great Recession, Michigan’s growth in earnings still lags that of its neighbors, according to a new analysis.  Michigan ranks No....

It’s official: No gerrymandering reform in Michigan until 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court decided earlier this year that it won’t weigh in on cases of political gerrymandering and it’s now officially tossed Michigan’s...

Elijah Cummings, chair of the powerful House Oversight Committee investigating Trump,...

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the son of sharecroppers who rose to the highest heights of national politics — but never lost touch with...

Planned Parenthood spending $45M in key 2020 states, including Michigan

Planned Parenthood Votes and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan this week announced the launch of a $45 million program for the 2020 election in...

Bipartisan Senate report urges Trump admin to combat 2020 election interference

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report Tuesday calling on the Trump administration to take steps to combat foreign...

Susan J. Demas: Infighting, money woes could hurt 2020 progressive change...

Last year was a banner year for progressive ballot proposals in Michigan, with measures legalizing marijuana, going after gerrymandering and expanding voting rights all...

Judge strikes down key provisions of ballot petition law

Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens has struck down key parts of a GOP law that put restrictions on citizen-led ballot initiatives.  Specifically, Stephens’...

Corrected: AG opinion on ballot initiative law stands for now*

Updated and corrected on 9/27/19 to accurately reflect the stipulated order.  Judge Cynthia Stephens with the state Court of Claims on Wednesday evening signed a...

Automatic voter registration now a reality in Michigan  

Automatic voter registration has launched in Michigan. Online voter registration will be available after November 2019 elections, according to a release from Secretary of...

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