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Susan J. Demas: After years of cutting Michigan to the bone,...

In 2011, I was having dinner with a big media executive on a day that teachers were protesting GOP then-Gov. Rick Snyder's budget cuts...

New EPA Lead and Copper Rule draws fire from Kildee, enviros

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week unveiled new proposed rules for the national Lead and Copper Rule, aimed at reducing lead exposure...

State to hold 14 forum across Michigan on new Medicaid work...

Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used the state Administrative Board to move about $6 million in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget that the GOP-led...

Dem spending bills emerge as budget talks resume

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that “good faith” efforts are being made to complete the budget process by as soon as next week.  Whitmer and...

Anti-abortion group with troubled history earns Whitmer veto

Updated, 8:14 a.m. 10/8/19 Among Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s list of line item vetoes for the Fiscal Year 2020 state budget was $700,000 for a controversial...

House Dems announce bills to lower health care, prescription costs

At a press conference Monday morning held at the Care Free Medical clinic in Lansing, a group of House Democrats unveiled a new Health...

As the fastest-aging state in nation, Michigan joins national AARP effort

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Monday that Michigan is the fifth state to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States to help address the...

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states...

On-site health care could help seniors stay at home

The “two super fantastic ladies” — as one resident calls them — at the Weinberg Villages senior housing complex are operating quasi-undercover. Sure, they...

Column: Anti-vaccination mothers have outsized voice on social media – pro-vaccination...

A high school student from Ohio made national headlines recently by getting inoculated despite his family’s anti-vaccination beliefs. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, who never had been...

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