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Lawrence calls for Senate to pass background check bill

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) is calling for Congress to return to Capitol Hill for a vote on legislation aimed at reducing gun violence,...

Study: New Trump admin rule cracking down on legal immigrants could...

Updated 1:10 p.m. 8/13/19 President Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security finalized a new rule Monday that will allow immigration officials to deny green cards...

Whitmer declares August ‘immunization awareness month’

In light of recent outbreaks of preventable infectious diseases like measles and Hepatitis A, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared August “immunization awareness month” in...

Nessel joins AG group pushing for federal opioid changes

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a group of 38 other top prosecutors in requesting the federal government to ease a slate of...
abortion

New Planned Parenthood president dismisses reports on internal strife, talks efforts...

Alexis McGill Johnson has taken the helm of Planned Parenthood as reproductive rights are under assault across the country. In Michigan, a state panel has...
Brenda Lawrence

Women push back against violence during Ferndale rally

Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights.  Speakers at the demonstration organized...

Study: Racism can attack children’s health

A new study identifies the traumatic impact that racism can have on a child’s health and also offers strategies on how to address the...

Michigan PFAS panel seeks workgroup members

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) is looking for members of the public to join a new Citizen Advisory Workgroup (CAW) to advise...

Trump administration food stamp rule could kick millions off program

A new rule proposed by the President Trump administration could kick roughly 3 million people off the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as...
Peters and motorcycle riders

Up for reelection in 2020, Peters declares he’s a ‘workhorse, not...

Freshman U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) may be relatively unknown to the casual Michigan news consumer, especially compared to some of his peers...

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