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Nessel joins suit against Trump admin’s food stamp cuts

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a lawsuit this week to stop the federal government from eliminating food assistance for almost 700,000 Americans.  The lawsuit, headed...

Nessel files challenge to Line 5 tunnel plan’s constitutionality

Updated, 11:31 a.m., 1/18/19 Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is not backing down from her legal argument against oil company Enbridge’s plan to build a...

Hospitals, economists join 20 AGs in ACA court fight 

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced on Thursday that a coalition of health care providers, economists, insurance companies and hospitals have joined court action...

Cheers erupt as Virginia lawmakers vote to become pivotal 38th state...

Cheers erupted at the Capitol as the Equal Rights Amendment cleared both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday, making Virginia the 38th and...

Michigan sues 17 companies over PFAS contamination

Michigan is taking on some of the biggest chemical companies in the country in a lawsuit filed in a Washtenaw County Court asserting that...

State task force delivers 18 criminal justice reforms to GOP leaders,...

Updated, 9:23 a.m., 1/17/19 Nine months after Gov. Whitmer appointed a Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration to examine and improve Michigan’s criminal...

Michigan is expected to lose a seat in Congress. Here’s why...

WASHINGTON — Michigan is projected to lose a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show — a change that would diminish...

The march to reverse Roe v. Wade: Michigan anti-abortion group, 5...

Right to Life of Michigan, the state’s foremost anti-abortion organization, has filed to a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Roe...

Michigan Supreme Court hears case on former AG Schuette’s alleged private...

The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a government transparency case that both parties argue goes far beyond the state's public...

Nessel, Democratic AGs blast GOP lawsuit to stop the ERA

With Virginia primed to be the pivotal 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) — meaning that the necessary three-quarters of states...

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