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Michigan joins 39 other states in JUUL probe

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday that Michigan has joined 39 other states in an investigation of JUUL Labs. JUUL Labs makes products known...

Whitmer wants court to halt Medicaid work mandate

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says an estimated 80,000 Michiganders could lose Healthy Michigan coverage thanks to Medicaid work requirements and she’s asking for a court...

Michigan Dem chair blasts GOP for fighting voting rights suits

During a voting rights roundtable held in Detroit on Friday, Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) Chair Lavora Barnes called out the GOP and the Republican...

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...

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...

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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