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It’s official: No gerrymandering reform in Michigan until 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court decided earlier this year that it won’t weigh in on cases of political gerrymandering and it’s now officially tossed Michigan’s...

Johnson & Johnson to pay Michigan $3.2M in another settlement

Michigan will see more than $3.2 million as the result of another multi-state settlement tied to the deceptive marketing of medical devices. Attorney General Dana...

‘Raise the Age’ juvenile justice reform headed for governor’s desk

Long-awaited "Raise the Age" juvenile justice reform bills were fast-tracked through the Senate Wednesday morning, following bipartisan compromises. The final package would raise the...

Inman case heads to jury trial

A federal judge is letting the charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) head to a jury trial.  In an order handed down late...

Judge halts Michigan flavored vaping ban, Whitmer seeks Supreme Court ruling

Updated, 5:40 p.m. with Whitmer's appeal, additional comments A state Court of Claims judge has determined that, at least for now, a statewide ban on...

Nessel backs Vermont high-capacity ammunition ban

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 17 of her colleagues in supporting gun control measures.  Nessel announced on Tuesday that she had filed a...

Federal judge blocks Trump admin ‘public charge’ rule for immigrants

A federal judge in New York on Friday granted an injunction blocking the President Trump administration from implementing its "public charge" rule that would...
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Nessel files for emergency motion in anti-LGBTQ adoption case

Two weeks after a federal judge said the state can’t refuse to work with anti-LGBTQ adoption agencies, Attorney General Dana Nessel seeks to appeal...

Senate panel passes bipartisan compromise on ‘Raise the Age’ legislation

Michigan’s “Raise the Age” campaign scored big Thursday morning, as a Senate committee unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that will raise the age limit for...

Column: HUD’s attacks on civil rights protections contradict science and the...

Have you ever heard the phrase “racism without racists?" Particularly in the United States, terms like “racism,” “racist,” and “discrimination” are deeply entwined with...

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