Elections

Calley lashes out against ‘political’ prosecutions in Flint

The Flint water crisis will undoubtedly define Gov. Rick Snyder’s legacy. After the lead contamination scandal dominated national and international headlines, he charged Lt....

Barnes-storming: Veteran Democratic organizer is frontrunner to lead party in ‘19

For two decades, Lavora Barnes has been the person Democrats call when they have a problem. Can’t get people to go door-to-door during a campaign?...

Gov. vetoes bill snatching Nessel’s power, signs ballot initiative limits

Snyder OKs A-F school standards, Proposal 3 tweak and state regulation restrictions It was a humdinger of an evening for term-limited Gov. Rick Snyder, who...

Snyder riles up Right to Life, environmentalists with Lame Duck decisions

Updated, 12/28, 11:30 p.m. Gov. Rick Snyder today vetoed legislation backed by Right to Life of Michigan that would have permanently banned doctors from prescribing...

Gilchrist: ‘Exciting and humbling’ to be Michigan’s first African-American LG

On Jan. 1, Garlin Gilchrist II will make history when he is sworn as Michigan’s first African-American lieutenant governor. Gilchrist spoke with the Michigan Advance...
Gov. Rick Snyder

Conservatives tell Snyder to veto ‘power grab’ bills

Gov. Rick Snyder has received appeals from two prominent conservatives to veto some of the biggest Lame Duck bills on his desk. Mike Cox, a...

Angela Vasquez-Giroux: It’s time to listen to women in politics

A little over a year ago, I was the communications director tasked with submitting two video scripts to be filmed by Dana Nessel, who...

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...

Missed anything in the busiest Lame Duck ever? Catch up here.

Members of the 99th Michigan Legislature made history this year, sending more than 400 pieces of legislation to Gov. Rick Snyder in the body’s...

Whitmer: ‘Rational conclusion’ that sexism was a factor in campaign coverage

During the course of the 2018 campaign, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer was frequently asked by reporters about — and attacked by opponents for — her...

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