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Stevens, bipartisan lawmakers file brief against ‘technicality’ that can free military...

There is no statute of limitations for rape in the military, but advocates say a misconstrued legal technicality allows for hundreds of convicted rapists...

Tesla to start selling vehicles in Michigan under settlement

A fight resulting from a 2014 Michigan law is over, as Tesla will finally be able to sell its vehicles in Michigan through a...

SCOTUS punts on lawsuit that could kill ACA

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the President Trump administration and Republicans by refusing to immediately review a ruling that found part...

Should private schools get public funds? The Supreme Court will take...

The Michigan Supreme Court will consider on March 4 and 5 whether the state Legislature can spend public money on private schools.   “That means the...

2 former UP priests charged in clergy abuse scandal

Two more priests have been charged in the attorney general's office clergy abuse probe, something Attorney General Dana Nessel said would be coming during...

State appeals unemployment fraud case to Supreme Court

The state of Michigan appealed this week a case to the state Supreme Court from victims of faulty unemployment fraud claims. A Michigan Court of...

Nessel joins suit against Trump admin’s food stamp cuts

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a lawsuit this week to stop the federal government from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.  The lawsuit, headed...

Nessel files challenge to Line 5 tunnel plan’s constitutionality

Updated, 11:31 a.m., 1/18/19 Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is not backing down from her legal argument against oil company Enbridge’s plan to build a...

Hospitals, economists join 20 AGs in ACA court fight 

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced on Thursday that a coalition of health care providers, economists, insurance companies and hospitals have joined court action...

Cheers erupt as Virginia lawmakers vote to become pivotal 38th state...

Cheers erupted at the Capitol as the Equal Rights Amendment cleared both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday, making Virginia the 38th and...

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