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Nessel settles Michigan same-sex adoption lawsuit

Updated, 4:54 p.m. with comments from Mike Shirkey and Sam Bagenstos Attorney General Dana Nessel settled Friday with the plaintiffs in a 2017 lawsuit claiming...

Whitmer signs 1st bill, restores Northern Michigan judge

Updated at 12:08 p.m. on March 22. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed her first bill Thursday — and it’s sponsored by a Republican. The Democratic governor and...
Bill Schuette

Supreme Court takes Schuette private email case

The state’s highest court announced Wednesday it will hear a case to determine whether private emails from former Attorney General Bill Schuette should be...

Multi-million-dollar Michigan computer system continues to fail abused, neglected kids

The $231 million computer system used to track Michigan’s child abuse and neglect cases is so ineffective that it should be scrapped just five...

Gov. gets 1st bill, would add back Northern Michigan judge

The Legislature on Thursday sent its first bill to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer — a plan to restore the 95-A District Court in Menominee County. Whitmer...

Whitmer makes first judicial appointments

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday named her first two judges to the bench. She tapped Kristina Robinson for the 36th District Court in the City...

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