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Michigan sets 2020 deadline to establish limit for toxic chemicals in...

The state has set an April 2020 deadline to implement rules limiting the amount of toxic chemicals acceptable in the water supply, the Department...
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House passes revamped Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to renew and expand legislation that aids victims of domestic violence, setting the stage...
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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,...

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)...

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...

‘Rotten egg’ smell traced to Detroit Marathon refinery

A pungent rotten-egg smell originated from the Marathon Petroleum refinery in southwest Detroit, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) discovered this weekend. The DEQ caught...

Whitmer looking at many options in Flint

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s team today said she will work with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s office to continue ensuring that Flint residents have access to...

Moderate Republican vetoes Democratic-led abortion bill

It was a different time, to be sure.   On this day in 1978, Michigan Gov. William Milliken vetoed a bill to ban state-funded abortions....

Calley doesn’t rule out running for governor again

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley isn’t announcing yet what he’s doing next — and he’s also not closing the door on seeking the governor’s mansion...

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