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Column: How state and federal action have helped curb COVID-19’s economic...

While the deplorable attack on the U.S. Capitol has cast a long shadow over 2021, there is still a lot of hope on the...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: On the National Day of Service, let’s come...

Once in a generation, we’re called to act in historic ways for the greater good. For Michiganders, 2020 was filled with glimpses of heroism...

Anti-foreclosure activists demand more help in Detroit

Elected officials have stopped short of agreeing to meet demands of a coalition of activists and organizations who are calling for remedies to address...

Updated: Former Gov. Snyder charged in Flint water crisis probe

Updated 5:48 p.m., 1/12/21, 9:47 p.m., 1/13/21 with charges Republican former Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday was charged in connection with the Flint water crisis....

New: GOP Senate majority leader had COVID-19 over Christmas

Updated, 2:51 p.m., 3:06 p.m., and 4:29 p.m. 1/13/21 with a new statement from Shirkey's spokesperson Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) tested positive for...

DHHS lifts more restrictions, but Republicans threaten to halt gov’s appointments...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced Wednesday that some pandemic restrictions are being loosened. Legislative Republicans, however, continue to push...

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over 65...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available...

Activists push back against Lansing shutdown of homeless site in ‘Moral...

The Lansing chapter of the Poor People’s Campaign carried out a spirited vehicle caravan and rally in downtown Lansing during a chilly Monday afternoon....

Whitmer wants federal COVID-19 relief doled out. Republicans want remaining restrictions...

Michigan House Republicans say that in order for the state’s GOP-led Legislature to consider allocations for federal COVID-19 relief, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will first...

Updated: 3 Dem lawmakers have COVID-19 after sheltering with maskless Republicans...

Updated 11:45 a.m., 1/12/21 WASHINGTON — The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19, and blamed Republicans...

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