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Nessel calls for court-ordered emergency Line 5 shutdown

Updated with comment from Enbridge, 8:20 p.m., 6/22/20 Citing violations of Canadian oil company Enbridge’s longstanding agreement with Michigan, Attorney General Dana Nessel on Monday...

Court rejects rehearing of GOP cases to bar redistricting commission 

Republicans have challenged the constitutionality of Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, but the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied requests to rehear the...

Supreme Court rejects Trump admin. challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged a President Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...

Susan J. Demas: How long will Michigan LGBTQs have to wait...

Amid the unfettered joy unleashed by this week's surprise U.S. Supreme Court decision barring LGBTQ discrimination in federal law — thanks in great part...

Mich. LGBTQ rights leaders prepare for next steps after SCOTUS ruling

Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that established that individuals can’t legally be fired based on their gender identity or sexual orientation, Fair...

SCOTUS ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

Michigan’s dam problem isn’t just in Midland — and it’s part...

Michigan has a dam problem, as the Midland disaster has shown. We’re not alone — but the Great Lakes State faces unique challenges in...

Court of Appeals rules Enbridge tunnel deal is constitutional

Updated with comment from Nessel's office, 11:28 a.m., 6/12/20 In another legal win for Canadian oil company Enbridge, a Michigan Court of Appeals panel ruled...

The ‘right to read’ lawsuit is closed, literacy not considered a...

After a long battle to ensure students have a constitutional right to a basic minimum education and a settlement from the state, the historic...

Judge extends deadline for LGBTQ ballot initiative signatures

A state judge on Wednesday granted an LGBTQ rights group’s petition drive extra days to collect the necessary signatures to put their question on...

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