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State police forms new opioid investigations unit

The Michigan State Police (MSP) on Wednesday announced a new task force investigating medical professionals suspected of illegally distributing controlled substances. The Diversion Investigation Unit...

Report: Indicted Ukrainian-American businessman attended 2018 John James event

An associate of President Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani who was arrested this month was in Michigan just before the 2018 election. Both Ukrainian-American businessman...

State lawmakers introduce bills to protect survivors of domestic violence

Domestic and sexual violence survivors could gain increased protections at work and home from a bill package introduced Wednesday by members of the Michigan...

Bills you may have missed: Hate crimes expansion, judicial age limits...

With the fast-moving nature of politics and the legislative process, it’s safe to say that many of the lesser-known legislative happenings tend to get...

Nessel joins Facebook antitrust probe

State Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined dozens of other attorneys general from around the country in seeking to build an antitrust case against...

U.S. House hamstrings GOP attempt to censure Trump impeachment lead Adam...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Monday rejected a GOP-led effort to censure California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee.  Arizona...

It’s official: No gerrymandering reform in Michigan until 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court decided earlier this year that it won’t weigh in on cases of political gerrymandering and it’s now officially tossed Michigan’s...

Amash slams Trump on Syria, keeps door cracked open for 2020...

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (I-Cascade Twp.) on Sunday hit President Donald Trump for the hasty withdrawal of American troops in Syria earlier this week...

Bipartisan bills would shield domestic and sexual violence victims’ addresses

Legislation introduced this month in the Michigan Legislature could help stop perpetrators from finding victims of domestic or sexual violence again.  The bipartisan Address Confidentiality...

Johnson & Johnson to pay Michigan $3.2M in another settlement

Michigan will see more than $3.2 million as the result of another multi-state settlement tied to the deceptive marketing of medical devices. Attorney General Dana...

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