Women's Rights

The day women took over the Senate in 1974

A chorus of “Happy Birthday” to suffragette Susan B. Anthony rang out on the floor of the Michigan Senate on this day in 1974. Although...

FOX-2 doubles down on story with explicit comments about Whitmer’s looks

FOX-2 spent the day getting dragged on social media for its bizarre story featuring random commentators leering at Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's appearance, often in explicit...

Susan J. Demas: You can really just stop with your creepy...

A Detroit TV station decided that an insightful story to throw together on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's first State of the State address was a...

Top lines from Whitmer’s first State of the State

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had her share of zingers, applause lines and a corny joke or two — pretty standard fare for a first State...

Whitmer declares Snyder era over — except on budget deadlines

Without mentioning his name, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took former Gov. Rick Snyder and Republicans who worked with him to task in a sweeping State...

Gov. to skip SOS happy talk tradition, focus on roads, schools

Michiganders have come to expect that once a year, their governor will appear on TV and put a happy face on the state of...

Metro Detroit leaders offer Whitmer advice before 1st State of the...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver her first State of the State message on Tuesday at the state Capitol. Expectations are always high for a...

Dems try to ax tampon tax again

Michigan could become the 11th state to eliminate the tax on feminine hygiene products if legislation introduced this week is signed into law. State Reps. Brian...

McCormack: No ‘witchcraft’ in winning over GOP colleagues on High Court

It’s not easy for a Democrat to win enough votes on a GOP-dominated Supreme Court to become chief justice, but that’s exactly what Bridget...

Nessel backs Obamacare in court, yanks Michigan from anti-abortion cases

A ruling last month by a Texas judge to potentially kill Obamacare led to a legal intervention today by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel,...

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