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After months of hearings airing 2020 election conspiracies, Republicans drop big...

A new package of voter restriction bills introduced this week by Republicans in Michigan is part of a national trend in states across the...

Carra says he’ll primary Upton

State Rep. Steve Carra (R-Three Rivers) has only been in office a few months, but he's already made waves for attending Michigan protests against...

Column: Don’t roll back voting rights in Michigan

Michiganders want and deserve a voting system that works for all of us, regardless of our race, gender, religion or ZIP code. The eagerness...

On this day in 1897: Supreme Court rules Hazen Pingree can’t...

Heading up an executive branch of government, whether it be a city or a state, is demanding work. Lots of hours, much to do....

After years of legislative inaction, ballot initiative launched to expand FOIA

Mark Brewer, longtime Michigan elections lawyer and former Michigan Democratic Party chair, told the Advance Tuesday that a new ballot initiative expanding the state’s...

Bills you may have missed, from banning workplace vaccine mandates to...

State lawmakers have introduced bills in March on topics ranging from expanding unemployment benefits to protecting members of the LGBTQ community from discrimination to...

After being reshaped by extremism, Houghton County faces an uneasy, uncertain...

This series is the product of a more than month-long investigation involving hundreds of documents, court proceedings, several days on the ground in...

Redistricting panel to ask state Supreme Court for deadline extension

After a delay in Census data threw off the timeline for the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) to draw its maps, the group...

How Cafe Rosetta became the nexus of Houghton County’s conflict over...

This series is the product of a more than month-long investigation involving hundreds of documents, court proceedings, several days on the ground in...

Legislation to expand LGBTQ rights gets GOP support in House, Senate 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Democratic lawmakers announced Monday that for the first time ever, they have bipartisan support in both chambers of the Legislature...

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