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MSU hires outside firm for new Nassar investigation

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees announced last week that it’s hired a private firm to investigate how the university handled the sexual...

Bill reintroduced mandating insurance coverage for birth control

A state senator introduced a bill on Thursday aimed at protecting the federal mandate that requires insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs. State Sen. Winnie Brinks...

Exclusive: During Juneteenth and Pride, Whitmer stresses importance of her diverse...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared Wednesday “Juneteenth Celebration Day” after kicking off festivities with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist at Lansing Community College last week. The governor...
pro-life

State board approves language for 2 anti-abortion ballot measures

Updated, 2:27 p.m. with comments from Planned Parenthood The Board of State Canvassers approved on Wednesday language for two petitions that would severely restrict abortion...

Mary Alice Carter: Real Alternatives is a real waste of Michigan...

It shouldn’t be controversial to say that elected officials have a responsibility to be trustworthy stewards of taxpayers’ money. Unfortunately, conservative legislators in Lansing have...
sports soccer

Whitmer signs women in sports executive order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Monday creating a task force aimed at promoting women in sports. The Task Force on Women in Sports...

Whitmer asked at 19th Amendment event if ‘angry women’ will decide...

A ceremony celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote went slightly off-the-rails when a local TV reporter asked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer if...

Nessel says female presidential hopefuls are snagging more attention

At an April event for women in politics, Attorney General Dana Nessel didn't hold back her criticism that the six women running for president...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Whitmer: Still no interest in VP, why she’s met with female...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first said last year in an interview with the Advance that she wasn't interested in being on the presidential ticket. That was...

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