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Updated: Whitmer sends special message to Legislature: Delay Medicaid work requirements,...

Updated, 11:59 a.m. 12/3/19 with comments from Republicans In light of a new lawsuit, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sent a special message on Tuesday to legislative...

U.S. Supreme Court may sidestep a big 2nd Amendment fight 

WASHINGTON — A high-profile gun rights case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday might be dismissed with little fanfare.  The justices heard an...

Inman recall group files appeal after state chucked petitions

Disgruntled constituents of state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) hope to take another shot at recalling the indicted lawmaker, who heads to trial in federal...

Nessel, Michigan Dems back gun control measure before Supreme Court Monday

WASHINGTON — A momentous clash over gun rights is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The high court is slated to hear oral arguments on...

A tale of two oil pipelines and their place in the...

The political debate over how to regulate the fossil fuel industry in the United States is more important — and ideologically divisive — than...

Superfund, copyright cases to go before SCOTUS this week

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court this week is slated to take up a case over states’ roles in demanding cleanup of hazardous waste...

GOP officials appeal redistricting court decision

Michigan Republican Party officials are appealing an opinion by a federal judge that the state’s new Independent Redistricting Commission should be implemented.  Judge Janet Neff...

The tumultuous life of an independent redistricting commissioner

A warm breeze blew past Colleen Coyle Mathis and her husband, Christopher, as they lounged on the back porch of their Spanish Colonial Revival-style...

Judge orders Chatfield to testify in Inman trial

A federal judge in Grand Rapids has denied state House Speaker Lee Chatfield’s attempt to avoid testifying in the case of indicted state Rep....

Nessel drops charges in case due to former assistant AG’s actions

After two months and 26 interviews, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Monday that her office will dismiss charges against two defendants after its...

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