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Nessel joins fight against Trump’s coal plant, water, for-profit college rules

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined three multi-state efforts opposing the President Donald Trump administration rules on harmful air pollution, wetland regulation and “loopholes...

Law of unintended consequences: Gerrymandering ruling could cut senators’ terms short

A federal court decision Thursday that ordered Michigan to hold special elections in at least 10 state Senate districts next year could cut short...

High stakes for Michigan as SCOTUS grapples with census question

WASHINGTON — Census data shapes almost every corner of public life — from the amount of federal money funneled to school lunch programs, new...

Federal court rules congressional maps invalid, orders state Senate elections

Updated: 4:23 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:19 p.m., 5:56 p.m. Judges from the U.S. Eastern District Court ruled Thursday that Michigan must redraw maps of 34...

Senate advances ‘raise the age’ criminal justice legislation

The Republican-led Michigan Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a package of bills that will prevent 17-year-olds from automatically being tried as adults and placed...

MSU board says it can’t force Engler to talk with AG

The chair of Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees told the Advance this week that the university cannot compel former interim President John Engler...

‘Religious liberty’ firm sues Nessel, DHHS over same-sex adoption rule

A group that intervened in a 2017 lawsuit over same-sex adoption rights settled last month by Attorney General Dana Nessel sued her office on...

Nessel joins group fighting Mississippi anti-abortion law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 20 other state attorneys general in support of women’s reproductive rights. Nessel, in a statement on Monday...

Kowalski demands accountability, accuses MSU of ‘scare tactics’

Bailey Kowalski, the 22-year-old Michigan State University senior who came forward Wednesday as the anonymous plaintiff in a Title IX complaint over the reporting...

MSU student comes forward as plaintiff in rape suit, says school...

A 22-year-old woman came forward Wednesday as the plaintiff in a previously anonymous lawsuit against Michigan State University over her alleged rape by members...

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