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Whitmer appointee Heartwell under fire from gun rights advocates

Former Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell on Thursday defended his ability to chair the Natural Resources Commission (NRC), which regulates hunting and fishing.  He appeared...

AG joins legal brief to urge federal action on clean energy

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined attorneys general from three more states, plus the District of Columbia and California’s clean air agency, in...

Nessel calls Trump a ‘jackass’ over pardons

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Tuesday had strong words about President Trump’s choice to commute and pardon several high-profile individuals, like former Illinois...

Column: DACA decision isn’t just about Dreamers — it’s about whether...

The fate of 700,000 people facing deportation may hang on a new question facing the U.S. Supreme Court: Is the White House legally obligated...

Key Line 5 legal challenge could wrap soon

Canadian oil company Enbridge has not yet shown that its ongoing installation of support anchors along the controversial Line 5 pipeline complies with environmental...

Column: No, Donald Trump wasn’t convicted and removed from office. But...

As someone who opposed impeachment, I have to admit that the House Democrats were right. Impeachment proved very good for the country and even...

Supreme Court to hear ballot measure restriction case in March

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday announced it will hear oral arguments next month on a 2018 Republican law that clamps down on the...

Michigan Dems vote to remove ERA obstacle

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted on Thursday to remove one barrier to adding the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution, but...

States sue to have ERA recognized as 28th amendment

Nevada, Virginia and Illinois are fighting to ensure the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) becomes the 28th Amendment to the Constitution.  Virginia voted last month to...

Bills you may have missed: Clamping down on millage renewals, banning...

During an eventful start to the year, state lawmakers are busy introducing bills they hope to see passed in 2020.  Here is this week’s Michigan...

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