Women's Rights

Lawmaker renews fight to ban discrimination based on hair

Updated, 7:58 a.m., 2/25/21 Cameo King knows the potential downside of wearing natural hair.  As a young African-American journalist, she was advised by someone in management...

Susan J. Demas: A GOP firebrand put economics before his values....

It was somewhat surprising when news broke a couple weeks ago that Southwest Michigan First was tapping former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering)...

Senator says she knows taking 12 weeks of maternity leave could...

First-term state Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D-Royal Oak) took to Twitter Friday to talk about her first few weeks of parenthood, stresses on families during...

State files motion to dismiss ‘tampon tax’ suit, bills reintroduced to...

The state of Michigan has filed a motion for summary disposition against a lawsuit aimed at ending the state’s 6% sales tax on menstrual...

New: Whitmer rolls out plan to ax ‘tampon tax’ without squeezing...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told the Michigan Advance Thursday that her Fiscal Year 2022 budget plan will include a provision to end the Michigan sales...

Tlaib: Failing to take the Jan. 6 insurrection seriously will ‘lead...

In an emotional speech on the House floor Thursday night, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) urged her Republican colleagues to take the insurrection of...

1.2M Michigan workers would see a raise under minimum wage bill

More than 25% of Michigan workers, including about one-third of women working in the state, would earn thousands of more dollars each year should...

Nessel took more than 200 legal actions in the Trump era....

Since the first week Attorney General Dana Nessel took office in January 2019, the Democrat has been busy joining multi-state lawsuits and other legal...

Susan J. Demas: A Biden presidency offers a return to normalcy....

Two weeks after barbarians stormed the People's House with Confederate and Trump flags, Nazi slogans and guns, on the hunt for the vice president,...

Biden takes the oath of office with troops on guard and...

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is now the 46th president of the United States. At noon, he took the oath of office while standing on...

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