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From immigration to the ACA: Nessel has joined 12 federal cases,...

Dana Nessel became the first Democratic attorney general in Michigan in 16 years and has reversed her GOP predecessor, Bill Schuette, on a number...

New report blames gerrymandering for stalled gun-safety bills in Michigan

WASHINGTON — Most Michiganders favor stricter gun laws, recent polling suggests, but efforts to advance gun safety legislation have languished in the state Legislature.  That...

House Dems want to ensure the Legislature stays out of citizen-led...

As petitions for two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are circulating throughout Michigan, several House Democrats are working to take the Legislature out of the citizen-led...

All Michigan Dems vote for federal bill cracking down on voter...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed legislation on Friday that would give the federal government broader authority to police voting rights violations across the...

Michiganders can now register to vote online, use digital notary services

As of Monday, Michiganders can now register to vote, update their voter registration information and have documents notarized from the comfort of their computer,...

GOP officials appeal redistricting court decision

Michigan Republican Party officials are appealing an opinion by a federal judge that the state’s new Independent Redistricting Commission should be implemented.  Judge Janet Neff...

The tumultuous life of an independent redistricting commissioner

A warm breeze blew past Colleen Coyle Mathis and her husband, Christopher, as they lounged on the back porch of their Spanish Colonial Revival-style...

Judge allows independent redistricting commission to move forward over GOP objections

Updated, 6:07 p.m. 11/25/19 A federal judge in Grand Rapids has denied a request by several Michigan Republicans to block the implementation of a new...

SOS taps new elections chief

Jonathan Brater is the new director of the Michigan Bureau of Elections starting Jan. 2. Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Brater will replace retiring...

Benson, lawmakers hold town hall on redistricting panel, voting changes

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and a group of state lawmakers met with constituents Tuesday night to educate and answer questions about voting reform...

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