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Column: Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they’re not...

Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken up by the Supreme...

GOP Legislature introduces budget supplementals, Whitmer says she wants to negotiate

The Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday moved to possibly restore roughly one-third of the almost $1 billion in vetoes handed down last week by Gov....

Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ rights case

WASHINGTON — Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

Nessel joins brief against DACA repeal

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a brief in the lawsuit against the federal repeal of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The...

SCOTUS to hear case Tuesday on whether it’s legal to fire...

WASHINGTON — Can employers legally fire people simply because they’re gay, lesbian or transgender? That is the question at the crux of a trio of...

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states...
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Michigan secures $2.6M from opioid settlement

Michigan will receive about $2.6 million as part of a multi-state settlement pertaining to the opioid Suboxone.  That’s according to a statement released Friday morning...
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Lawsuit filed challenging parts of new auto insurance reform

Attorneys representing two auto crash victims and their guardians have sued to declare core elements of Michigan’s new insurance law “unconstitutional.”   The 18-count lawsuit, filed...

Progressive Women’s Caucus members introduce domestic violence awareness resolutions

State lawmakers in the Progressive Women’s Caucus are introducing resolutions to recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness month in Michigan.  The resolutions, introduced by state...

Speaker directs Democrat to end ‘gun-free’ policy in her House office

Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) says a policy prohibiting guns in the office of state Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt) is “discriminatory” and has...

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