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Bills you may have missed, from allowing dogs in outdoor dining...

Members of the Michigan House and Senate introduced nearly 200 bills in the final two weeks before the Legislature’s two-week spring break. The proposals range...

Whitmer: COVID-19 cases surging due to sports, young people

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday that student athletes will be required to be tested before practices and competitions due to the latest surge in...

Michigan schools to receive $3.7B in new federal COVID-19 relief funding

Michigan K-12 schools will receive more than $3.7 billion in federal funding through the American Rescue Plan signed by President Joe Biden last week.  The...

The Senate plans to sue Whitmer over COVID relief vetoes. Here’s...

When presented with a COVID-19 supplemental plan interlinked with a “political poison pill” from GOP leaders last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer didn’t take the...

‘It will help end the survival mode’: Michiganders say federal COVID...

Desiree Byrd has a vision for her stimulus check coming from the new COVID-19 relief plan. The 35-year-old Detroit is a mother of four...

GOP leader falsely claims Whitmer ‘has literally locked people in their...

On the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 cases being discovered in Michigan — which has now grown to more than 600,000 cases in...

Republican introduces anti-trans sports bill, following trend in other states

Updated, 11:03 a.m., 3/11/21 with comments from Theis State Sen. Lana Theis (R-Brighton) on Wednesday followed in the footsteps of lawmakers in more than 20...

Whitmer signs most of COVID-19 relief package, vetoes bill limiting pandemic...

Updated, 8:59 p.m., 3/9/21 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two bills in the COVID-19 relief funding package Tuesday afternoon, but vetoed another — as promised —...

Whitmer calls GOP actions on COVID relief ‘nonsensical,’ says she won’t...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said this week that giving up her executive powers in the fight to allocate billions in COVID-19 relief money “is never...

Column: Going forth with standardized tests may cause more problems than...

Despite the many ways that COVID-19 has disrupted schools, the U.S. Department of Education will not give states a pass on giving standardized tests...

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