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Nessel asks court to shut down Line 5, dismiss Enbridge lawsuit

Updated 2:50 p.m. with a letter from Senate Republicans Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut...
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Nessel’s office joins nationwide anti-spam action

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 14 other states taking legal action against intrusive spam callers, her office...

Michigan Supreme Court will hear case over private school funding

The Michigan Supreme Court will hear a case challenging public funding to the state’s non-public schools, brought by a group of public schools and...

Whitmer signs $29M in additional spending for Census, clergy probe

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill Monday authorizing almost $30 million in supplemental spending for Michigan this current fiscal year. Senate Bill 150, sponsored by...

While vetting DeVos, transition team knew family’s concerns about Trump ‘warming...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos accepted her role in President Donald Trump’s cabinet despite her strong personal reservations about him, as shown in...

MSU hires outside firm for new Nassar investigation

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees announced last week that it’s hired a private firm to investigate how the university handled the sexual...

Column: Raise the Age could be a bipartisan win 100 years...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent her inauguration speech talking about “building bridges” and embracing bipartisanship. And while some Michiganders dared to dream that was possible,...

AG’s office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that...

Bill reintroduced mandating insurance coverage for birth control

A state senator introduced a bill on Thursday aimed at protecting the federal mandate that requires insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs. State Sen. Winnie Brinks...
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House votes to add more mandatory reporters following Nassar scandal

In the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal, the Michigan House on Wednesday passed a package of legislation aimed at preventing future cases of...

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