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State, Enbridge to conclude mediation in Line 5 lawsuit by late...

While it is still unclear when a federal judge will make a ruling on which court — state or federal — will preside over...

LGBTQ rights group ready to file suit after state rejects petition...

Fair and Equal Michigan, the group behind the ballot drive to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people, is prepared to file a lawsuit against the...

Michigan Supreme Court rejects deadline extension for independent redistricting panel

Updated, 1:51 p.m., 7/9/21, with comment from Voters Not Politicians The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday denied the independent redistricting committee’s request for a deadline...

As earmarks return, Michigan senators request $65M for projects across state

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) requested a joint total of over $65 million of “congressionally directed spending”...

VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection

WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to...

Judge rejects pro-Trump lawyers’ request to skip sanctions hearing 

A federal judge has refused to allow the so-called “Kraken” litigation team to skip an upcoming sanctions order. The matter stems from a court-rejected lawsuit...

Poll: 53% back investigation into links between lawmakers, militias and the...

A new poll commissioned by liberal group Progress Michigan finds that more than half of Michigan voters back an investigation into ties between Michigan...

Column: How would you like someone to trespass on your property...

Enbridge Energy, the operator of Line 5 pipeline, is willfully thumbing its nose at our governor, state officials, tribes and landowners as it ignores...

Tribal citizens ask Biden to shut down Line 5 during Antrim...

A Petoskey-based, Indigenous-led water protector group said this week that its members approached President Joe Biden during his latest Michigan visit over the weekend...

State GOP chair settles payoff complaint for $200K

Michigan Republican Party Chair Ron Weiser has agreed to pay $200,000 to resolve a complaint alleging the state party paid a candidate to drop...

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