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Board faces suit after approving ‘defective’ anti-Whitmer petition language

The first major right-wing ballot petition aimed at permanently limiting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive powers to clear the first hurdle with the Board of...

MSU, U of M coaches join Whitmer’s ‘Mask Up’ campaign as...

Prominent head coaches from two flagship Michigan universities joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer at a Wednesday news conference in an effort to encourage Michiganders to...

Trump admin. rescinds policy to deport international students

The President Trump administration rescinded a recent policy that would have deported hundreds of thousands of international students had their classes remained online during...

Whitmer reveals why she tightened Michigan’s mask mandate

Like many who can, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and her team are still mainly working at home as Michigan has entered its fifth month of...

Michigan ranks 6th for adults stripped of health care during pandemic

Due to job losses this spring, over 222,000 Michiganders lost their health care coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A recent report from Families USA, a...

A panel keeps delaying action to ban guns in Michigan’s Capitol....

A panel in the midst of deciding whether to prohibit firearms from the Michigan Capitol delayed yet another meeting Monday — its second rescheduled...

Report criticizes prisons nationwide over COVID-19, Michigan DOC touts testing, PPE

A new report from the Prison Policy Initiative has graded Michigan’s response to the state’s COVID-19 outbreak as a “D-,” although all other states...

Nessel sues ICE for threats to deport international students if classes...

Attorney General Dana Nessel, along with 17 other attorneys general, filed a lawsuit on Monday to stop a new federal rule that threatens to...

Tests show west leg of Line 5 pipeline isn’t damaged

Updated with comment from Oil & Water Don't Mix, 3:49 p.m., 7/9/20 A court-ordered investigation on one of the dual Line 5 oil pipeline’s underwater...

Black House Dems unveil ‘Equal Justice for All’ policing package

For Tyrone Carter, a retired Wayne County sheriff deputy who toiled for 25 years on the force, the recent deaths of African Americans at...

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