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Nessel asks court to shut down Line 5, dismiss Enbridge lawsuit

Updated 2:50 p.m. with a letter from Senate Republicans Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut...

Nessel’s office joins nationwide anti-spam action

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 14 other states taking legal action against intrusive spam callers, her office...

Michigan Supreme Court will hear case over private school funding

The Michigan Supreme Court will hear a case challenging public funding to the state’s non-public schools, brought by a group of public schools and...

AG’s office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that...

Bill reintroduced mandating insurance coverage for birth control

A state senator introduced a bill on Thursday aimed at protecting the federal mandate that requires insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs. State Sen. Winnie Brinks...

Gov. files brief opposing Legislature’s 2018 move to ‘adopt and amend’...

Updated, 8:16 p.m. with brief from Democratic legislators Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office filed a brief today opposing the “adopt and amend” maneuver the GOP-led Legislature...

Michigan Supreme Court order sends juvenile prison rape suit to trial

A class-action lawsuit against the state alleging that teenage prisoners’ civil rights were violated will proceed, after the state’s highest court declined to hear...

Nessel declines to offer opinion on Elliott-Larsen due to SCOTUS case

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office announced Thursday that it won’t offer a new opinion on one issued by former Attorney General Bill Schuette that...

Enbridge taking steps on oil pipeline tunnel, Whitmer says state hasn’t...

Any progress Canadian energy company Enbridge makes on a controversial $500 million oil tunnel has not been authorized by the state and comes “at...

Flint, unemployment insurance, Headlee lawsuits cast shadow over state budget

The state is keeping an eye on multiple pending lawsuits, including a potential settlement for Flint residents, that could leave a huge hole in...

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