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Survivors again ask MSU to release Nassar docs for independent investigation

Survivor Sterling Riethman addressed Michigan State University trustees at their Friday board meeting, once more renewing a call for MSU to stand down and...

Federal appeals court tosses Title IX lawsuit against MSU

A federal appeals court has ruled that a Title IX lawsuit against Michigan State University stemming from sexual assault issues has no legal standing...

Whitmer makes pick to Wayne State board, as Trent joins her...

Kim Trent has left the Wayne State University board to join the administration of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Trent will join the leadership team of the...

Dem to DeVos in hearing: You’re the ‘most unpopular person in...

WASHINGTON — A Florida Democratic congresswoman on Thursday told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, “You are the most unpopular person in our government.”  U.S. Rep. Frederica...

Data center tax break bill dead — for this year

Legislation to expand tax breaks for the Switch data center in Kent County passed out of the state House on Wednesday on a razor-thin...

Slotkin pushes back on DeVos’ Title IX changes with legislation

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) proposed legislation this week to protect sexual assault survivors and stop U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ proposed Title IX...

Students, lawmakers push for bipartisan college affordability bills championed by Whitmer

Efforts to tackle community college affordability in Michigan have stalled since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer highlighted the issue in her State of the State address...

State files brief supporting some state funds for private schools

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and State Superintendent Michael Rice filed a brief with the Michigan Supreme Court on Friday that argued providing financial assistance to...

Whitmer launches financial aid challenge as students face college affordability crisis

Almost $100 million in Pell grant funding went unclaimed last year after an estimated 25,000 eligible Michigan students did not file the Free Application...

Budget breakthrough: Whitmer, GOP leaders near deal as Legislature OKs spending...

By near-unanimous margins, the state Legislature passed supplemental spending bills on Wednesday as GOP lawmakers neared deals with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Senate Bill 152 will...

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