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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...

Slotkin pushes back on DeVos’ Title IX changes with legislation

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) proposed legislation this week to protect sexual assault survivors and stop U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed Title IX...

Lawrence, Dingell march to McConnell’s office to demand votes on equal...

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched...

Congress reaches deal on paid family leave for federal employees   

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees...

Susan J. Demas: Pundits keep telling Dems 2020 is the ‘No...

Eleven years ago, Barack Obama ran an electrifying campaign of “hope and change” and won in a modern landslide, thanks to a young, diverse...

Astronaut Christina Koch gives Michigan a shoutout from space station

NASA astronaut Christina Koch on Wednesday evening gave the Mitten state a shoutout from her location onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Koch, a Grand...

Michigan urges Supreme Court to reject Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON — Michigan and 20 other states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Louisiana law that critics argue places an...

Trump hasn’t stumped in Michigan in 253 days, but VP promises...

President Donald Trump last campaigned in Michigan on March 28, when he triumphantly kicked off his 2020 campaign in Grand Rapids. That was 253...

Advocates push to outlaw child marriage in Michigan, citing sexual abuse...

The state Legislature has yet to take up a bipartisan bill package that would outlaw child marriages by raising the minimum age to get...

Whitmer calls for culture change around sexual assault, rolls out texting...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says we need to make major societal changes to end sexual assault on college campuses.  “It takes every one of us to...

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