Criminal Justice

Nessel charges two men for threatening lawmakers, judge about election

Attorney General Dana Nessel is charging two men for reportedly threatening U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing), U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) and Michigan Court...

Whitmer declared an energy emergency due to weather, but Republicans try...

On Saturday, in the midst of the cold snap still gripping the country and straining already-weak energy infrastructure in states like Texas, Gov. Gretchen...

Many U.S. Capitol insurrectionists had a military background. Some Black veterans...

As a young U.S. Air Force cadet during the late 1980s, Simone Lightfoot experienced bigotry and bias in the ranks. The barely 5-foot tall, thin...

Republican objects to ban on guns in House committee room

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House of Representatives committee meeting devolved into taunts and lectures on Thursday when Republicans, including gun-loving U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert,...

State files motion to dismiss ‘tampon tax’ suit, bills reintroduced to...

The state of Michigan has filed a motion for summary disposition against a lawsuit aimed at ending the state’s 6% sales tax on menstrual...

Poverty task force wants Michigan to cut red tape for safety...

To better support the millions of Michiganders struggling to make ends meet, the state should expand apprenticeship opportunities for inmates while they are incarcerated,...

Column: If another president had ignored Congress’ plea for help, there...

Last week, on the floor of the United States Senate, we were treated to a debate on whether politicians can say whatever they want...

Ananich to Shirkey: ‘The world doesn’t revolve around you’

State Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint) did not mince words Wednesday morning when it came to recent conspiratorial remarks about the 2020 election...

Prisoners should be a priority for COVID vaccinations, advocates say 

A coalition of organizations is calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to increase its COVID-19...

AG: ‘Baseless’ right-wing voter registration lawsuit dismissed

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced on Tuesday the voluntary dismissal of another lawsuit that challenged the integrity of Michigan’s 2020 general election. Tony Daunt...

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