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Washtenaw Co. becomes first in state to ditch cash bail

New Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announced Monday that his office has eliminated the use of cash bail, making the county the first jurisdiction...

While you were out: Gov. signs Flint settlement bills, Supreme Court...

As the 2019-20 Michigan Legislative session came to an end last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed several bills into law. Similarly, the Michigan State...

2 House Republicans joined lawsuit to overturn election, but now want...

State Reps. Matt Maddock (R-Milford Twp.) and Daire Rendon (R-Lake City) joined a lawsuit Tuesday that is aimed at requiring the state Legislature to...

Nessel ‘very confident’ Michigan will prevail in fight to shut down...

Attorney General Dana Nessel fully expects a favorable outcome from the state’s lawsuit against Canadian oil company Enbridge, she told reporters in a year-end...

Republicans try to limit state COVID-19 response again

During one of the last voting days of the term, the Michigan Senate approved a resolution Thursday that attempted to limit the powers of...

Workers’ COVID-19 lawsuits could be quashed under GOP push in Congress

WASHINGTON — A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with a Tyson meat packing facility in Iowa alleged that managers secretly took bets on...

Right-wing protesters target homes of state health, corrections directors

Right-wing protests against members of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s cabinet have gotten personal, as groups of loud demonstrators against COVID-19 restrictions have begun showing up...

Benson refuses invite to House panel, says GOP-led proceedings are ‘wounding...

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson declined an invitation from state Rep. Matt Hall (R-Marshall) to speak with the House Oversight Committee because she said...

With Buttigieg as Transportation secretary, Michigan enviros envision a ‘federal ally’...

On Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden made history in announcing former South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as his choice to...

Nessel to appeal court decision on LGBTQ rights

Attorney General Dana Nessel is filing an appeal a court decision on a lawsuit after a Court of Claims judge last week stated that...

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