Health Care

New report shows state’s pre-K efforts failing to move the needle

More than half of the state’s 3- or 4-year-olds were not in preschool for most of the last decade, according to a new report...

Whitmer, Greig, Stevens net national attention as Dems contend with 2020...

Democrats made big moves in Michigan in the 2018 election and national publications this week took notice of three female leaders: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer,...

Dingell delivers Dems’ weekly address, stresses kitchen-table issues, not Mueller report

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) delivered the Democrats' official weekly address and stressed the party's "For the People" agenda over the redacted report from...

Retired teacher faces eviction from ‘hot area’ in Detroit

Eloise Halliburton is in a fight to save her Detroit home. She says that Michigan First Credit Union (MFCU) wants to evict her from her...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...
Christine Greig

Greig: Oakland County is the heart of Dems’ 2020 campaign

As the 2020 election cycle heats up in Michigan, state House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) stands confident that Democrats will win back...

Whitmer signs bill meant to ‘streamline’ pot biz applications

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Tuesday that her office says “clarifies and streamlines the licensing process” for medical marijuana and hemp growers. Whitmer signed Senate...

Whitmer backs consent training in sex ed classes

Updated with a clarification from Hertel, 8:46 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is heralding state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.’s latest attempt to include consent training in...

Nessel: Roe v. Wade will be overturned, won’t prosecute women for...

Three of the state’s top Democratic officials appeared at a Planned Parenthood summit in Lansing today, affirming their support for women’s reproductive rights and...

Nessel joins group fighting Mississippi anti-abortion law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined 20 other state attorneys general in support of women’s reproductive rights. Nessel, in a statement on Monday...

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