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Michigan Supreme Court to hear sick leave, minimum wage case

The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case that could determine whether Republican lawmakers violated the state Constitution in...
Rep. Debbie Dingell

Dingell takes on the NRA: ‘I was sure I was going...

WASHINGTON — For Debbie Dingell, keeping guns away from domestic violence perpetrators is personal. “This is something that I care very, very deeply about,...

Laura Packard: Trump is trying to kill the legislation that saved...

When I was healthy, I had the freedom to live anywhere in the country. And so I did. Today, my cancer diagnosis means my...
Elissa Slotkin's ceremonial swearing in

Slotkin talks Trump, 2020, health care on ‘Real Time’

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) appeared on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night, speaking about President Donald Trump’s recent campaign stop...

Tom Watkins: Caro psychiatric hospital may be good politics, but it’s...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is reconsidering the expansion of a state-run adult psychiatric hospital in Caro in Michigan’s Thumb. This is a wise decision. The...

Ojeda is looking for ‘Real Democrats’ in Michigan — and across...

Richard Ojeda is angry. Actually, he’s “pissed off,” and he thinks you should be, too. The retired Army major and former West Virginia state...

AG, high court could still weigh minimum wage, sick leave laws

Attorney General Dana Nessel and the state’s highest court could still weigh whether Lame Duck laws that dramatically scaled back ballot proposals regarding paid...

Michigan Democrats jump at chance to resist Obamacare repeal

When President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice announced this week that it agreed with a federal court ruling the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

AG creates new Elder Abuse Task Force

Attorney General Dana Nessel and two Michigan Supreme Court justices on Monday announced a new task force dedicated to investigating the abuse of seniors. Nessel,...

Whitmer names new chief medical officer

Detroit’s health department director will be Michigan’s new chief medical executive. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Dr. Joneigh Khaldun as the state’s leading medical authority on...

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