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Here’s how democracies die

If you want to know at what point America’s democracy started to die, experts say 2016 seems like a logical point: With nearly a...

‘This is really fantastical’: Federal judge blasts pro-Trump attorneys, hints at...

In a six-hour long hearing on Monday, U.S. District Judge Linda Parker blasted the “Kraken” litigation team’s sworn affidavits claiming unsubstantiated instances of voter...

Michigan Supreme Court again orders state board to certify anti-Whitmer petition

The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Michigan Board of State Canvassers must certify conservative group Unlock Michigan's petition signatures and move...

State, Enbridge to conclude mediation in Line 5 lawsuit by late...

While it is still unclear when a federal judge will make a ruling on which court — state or federal — will preside over...

LGBTQ rights group ready to file suit after state rejects petition...

Fair and Equal Michigan, the group behind the ballot drive to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people, is prepared to file a lawsuit against the...

Michigan Supreme Court rejects deadline extension for independent redistricting panel

Updated, 1:51 p.m., 7/9/21, with comment from Voters Not Politicians The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday denied the independent redistricting committee’s request for a deadline...

VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to...

Judge rejects pro-Trump lawyers’ request to skip sanctions hearing 

A federal judge has refused to allow the so-called “Kraken” litigation team to skip an upcoming sanctions order. The matter stems from a court-rejected lawsuit...

Column: How would you like someone to trespass on your property...

Enbridge Energy, the operator of Line 5 pipeline, is willfully thumbing its nose at our governor, state officials, tribes and landowners as it ignores...

Tribal citizens ask Biden to shut down Line 5 during Antrim...

A Petoskey-based, Indigenous-led water protector group said this week that its members approached President Joe Biden during his latest Michigan visit over the weekend...

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