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Capitol gun ban tabled again, Dem rep. says she has to...

A six-member commission tasked with implementing — or not — the state Capitol’s firearms ban adjourned Monday without a plan of action for a...

Detroit lawmakers call for investigation into police violence against protesters

A group of elected officials this week called for an independent investigation into use of force by Detroit police against protesters and journalists over...

Both legs of Line 5 now back in operation after OK...

After being out of commission for nearly three months, the east segment of Enbridge’s Line 5 dual oil pipeline reopened Wednesday following approval from...

Michigan Supreme Court hears cases challenging gov’s emergency powers

Michigan Supreme Court justices on Wednesday heard oral arguments for two legal cases that challenge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s use of two key statutes to...

The Michigan Legislature could repeal Whitmer’s emergency powers. And she can’t...

There’s been no shortage of attempts to quash Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic, from bills in the Republican-led Legislature to...

From tackling payroll fraud to suing Trump: Nessel recognized as leading...

Attorney General Dana Nessel is one of the leading state AGs in protecting workers’ rights, according to a new report published by the Washington,...

New: Line 5 east leg not damaged, internal tests show

The eastern segment of the dual Line 5 oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac did not sustain damage during an incident that left...

New: MSP rolls out website with use-of-force, traffic stop data

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Friday morning is rolling out new department accountability initiatives, including the creation of a citizen advisory council and a...

SOS, AG warn against taking Trump’s felonious advice to vote once...

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a stark warning for people who attempt to vote more than...

Coalition blasts Trump action in Detroit, calls for police chief to...

The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability on Tuesday rejected the President Trump administration’s Operation Legend initiative, called for the Detroit Police Department to...

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