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As promised, Whitmer vetoes GOP bill cutting her emergency powers

As she said she would, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed a bill that would have limited her power to extend the state of emergency and...

Shirkey turns to ballot measure before courts to limit Whitmer’s powers

In an apparent reversal of course, Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) has at least temporarily stepped back from the idea of a lawsuit...

Susan J. Demas: Trump told us to drink bleach. Whitmer has...

Last week, President Donald Trump told people that drinking disinfectants could fight off COVID-19. There wasn't a peep from Michigan Republican leaders that this...

State plans to reunite foster kids with parents during pandemic

State agencies are partnering up to transfer children in foster care to permanent homes due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. More than...

Nessel, AGs call on EPA to strengthen PFAS rules

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 17 other attorneys general in urging a federal agency to strengthen rules pertaining to per- and polyfluoroalkyl...

U.S. Supreme Court tosses gun case as Kavanaugh urges future debate

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday avoided issuing a landmark Second Amendment ruling in a closely watched gun rights case, but set...

ACLU sues ICE to release medically frail detainees in Calhoun Co....

Updated, 1:07 p.m. 4/27/20 The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) has leveled its third federal lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

In ‘historic legal decision,’ court rules education is a fundamental right

In 2016, a group of Detroit students filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan claiming their right to a “basic minimum education” was...

Enbridge says it doesn’t need state panel’s sign off on Line...

Updated, 8:42 a.m., 4/23/20 with comments from the AG's office With a unanimous vote Wednesday afternoon, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) resolved to move...

AG joins 13 states, NYC in suing Trump admin over energy...

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 13 other attorneys general and New York City in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s administration over...

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