Elections

Facing felonies, Macomb County prosecutor resigns

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, who was charged last week with 10 felonies by Attorney General Dana Nessel for alleged embezzlement and misconduct in...

Biden confirms Whitmer on VP short list

Likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden surprised no one in putting Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on his running mate short list, according to national...

Samuel R. Bagenstos: From jobs to health care, COVID-19 reveals the...

Beginning in the 1970s and 1980s, much of the industrialized world has committed itself an individualistic, everyone-for-themselves worldview.   In the United States, the avatar for...

Susan J. Demas: From ‘fix the damn roads’ to give us...

As COVID-19 rips through Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spends her days tracking down ventilators and N95 masks for jammed, desperate hospitals, working to secure...

Bernie Sanders mourns former state vice chair, Isaac Robinson

Leaders from across the state have mourned state Rep. Isaac Robinson (D-Detroit), who died at age 44 on Sunday after having COVID-19-like symptoms. On March...

COVID-19 update: Who can work during the stay at home order?

COVID-19 is now impacting how people vote, sign up for unemployment benefits and even spend their time outdoors. It’s also led to the launch...

Trump brags he told Pence not to take Whitmer’s calls on...

During a press conference Friday, President Donald Trump railed against criticism from governors who he says are unappreciative of the White House's response to...

A Senate probe found Lucido sexually harassed women. Now he’s running...

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) says he will run for Macomb County prosecutor this fall. This announcement follows a state Senate sexual harassment...

Michigan sees COVID-19 deaths almost double in a day

Forty-three people have now died of COVID-19 in Michigan — up from 24 reported on Tuesday.  A statewide coronavirus hotline is open 7 days a...

Graduated income tax campaign suspended 

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Fair Tax Michigan campaign suspended signature collection efforts for its ballot initiative for a graduated income tax in November. “While...

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