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Nessel breaks with Whitmer in Detroit literacy lawsuit

Updated, 6:03 p.m. Attorney General Nessel broke ranks with the governor in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Detroit schoolchildren to ask the federal courts...

Benton Harbor residents vent to Whitmer about high school closure

During a heated town hall in Benton Harbor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed what she called a “reboot” of the city’s financially troubled high school...

Upton joins Dems to offer ‘dreamers’ path to citizenship

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) was one of seven Republicans who joined with Democrats in the U.S. House on Tuesday to...

MSU taps Stanley as president

Michigan State University has selected Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. to lead the school after a period of turmoil and intense scrutiny of how...

Whitmer calls for state’s removal from literacy suit

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and top state education officials argued in a brief filed on Friday that they should no longer be parties to a...

New bill requires schools to post low vaccination rates on doors

After the recent measles outbreak in Michigan and across the country, state Rep. Brian Elder (D-Bay City) was talking with his wife, Susan, a...

Michigan state revenue flatlines for 2019, 2020

State fiscal agencies convened at the Capitol Friday to break down their projections for Michigan’s finances as budget negotiations continue between Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

Senate passes $58B budget with 8.8% cut for Nessel, no gas...

The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate passed its version of the fiscal year 2020 budget on Wednesday, moving forward a negotiation process with Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

Report: Michigan teacher salaries still lag those of college-educated peers

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) shows Michigan’s teachers are just below the national average in terms of their weekly “wage...

Gov. issues 1st line-item veto in wrongful imprisonment bill, signs snow...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two bills on Friday — one improving transparency in the state’s Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Fund in which she issued her...

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