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Susan J. Demas: What the national media keep missing about Michigan...

“So I should go to Macomb County, right?” That’s the blue-collar metro Detroit area many analysts credit for Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 Michigan win. Ever...

Native American women have gone missing. Many have been murdered. Will...

WASHINGTON — Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind was 22, eight months pregnant, and looking forward to her baby shower the following day when she went missing on...

Lucido couldn’t hold a coffee hour at a hospital. He wants...

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) said he was told by a hospital that he could not host a coffee hour earlier in January,...

Whitmer positions Dems as party of action in response to Trump

In her official Democratic response to President Donald Trump's meandering State of the Union Speech on Tuesday night, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer only said...

Congress is talking about paid family leave. Will lawmakers do anything? 

WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on expanding access to paid family leave.  But they disagree on how to do it.  U.S....

Susan J. Demas: Whitmer puts the GOP on notice in her...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's second State of the State speech this week accomplished two things she needed to do after a bumpy first year of...

Stevens to co-chair bipartisan women in STEM caucus

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester Hills) this announced a congressional caucus for women and underrepresented minorities who seek careers in STEM fields.  Stevens will co-chair...

After a year battling Republicans, Whitmer vows executive action on roads,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was not shy Wednesday evening about addressing the partisan roadblocks her administration faced over the last year from the Republican-controlled Legislature,...

New: Whitmer to discuss workplace harassment in SOS Wednesday

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will use her State of the State speech Wednesday night to call out the problems of workplace and online harassment. The governor...

Exclusive: 44% of Michigan maternal deaths are preventable. Whitmer has a...

Michigan ranks 38th in the nation for infant mortality and 30th for maternal mortality. Detroit’s maternal death rate is three times the national average and...

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