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Former Gov. William Milliken, whose brand of moderate politics has all...

William Milliken, a moderate Republican and ardent environmentalist who served as Michigan's governor from 1969 to 1983, died on Friday in Traverse City, according...

Bipartisan bills would shield domestic and sexual violence victims’ addresses

Legislation introduced this month in the Michigan Legislature could help stop perpetrators from finding victims of domestic or sexual violence again.  The bipartisan Address Confidentiality...

Whitmer to keynote 5th annual sexual assault summit

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is slated to be the keynote speaker at Michigan’s fifth annual Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault summit in December.  The annual event...

Effort to appoint interim Michigan civil rights director fails

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission (MCRC) deadlocked twice on Monday evening in its attempt to appoint an interim department leader after firing Director Augustin...
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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...

Column: Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they’re not...

Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken up by the Supreme...

Anti-abortion group with troubled history earns Whitmer veto

Updated, 8:14 a.m. 10/8/19 Among Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s list of line item vetoes for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget was $700,000 for a controversial...

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states...

Bills axing Michigan’s ‘tampon tax’ get House hearing

A Michigan House panel on Wednesday heard testimony on a set of bills getting rid of the so-called “tampon tax” introduced by state Reps....

Progressive Women’s Caucus members introduce domestic violence awareness resolutions

State lawmakers in the Progressive Women’s Caucus are introducing resolutions to recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness month in Michigan.  The resolutions, introduced by state...

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