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‘Snow emergency’ shutters Michigan state offices

As heavy snowfall pounds much of Michigan, the governor, Legislature and some cities and counties are sending civil servants home early. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer closed...

Engler may be out at MSU after Nassar comments

Former GOP gov. has long history with MSU Board president Will interim Michigan State University President John Engler make it until a scheduled board meeting...

Neeley re-elected as Black Caucus leader

State Rep. Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has been re-elected to chair the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus (MLBC) for the 2019-20 session. Neeley was first elected...

Amash: ‘Huge mistake’ for Trump to declare national emergency

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) sees an increasing likelihood that President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to secure funding for a...

Former LG launches bipartisan charm offensive on Twitter

Updated, 4:40 p.m. Former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is out of office and on to another job as president of the Small Business Association of...

Lawrence nominated for Appropriations Committee

The magnitude of Michigan’s pink wave is poised to increase in its scope. U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has been nominated by U.S. House...

Kildee lands on powerful Ways and Means Committee

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) has been selected to serve on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. “We need to have a tax...

Shutdown halts Michigan domestic produce inspections

Domestic produce being sold in Michigan grocery stores is not being federally inspected because of the partial government shutdown, according to state agriculture experts...

Whitmer’s 1st State of the State slated for Feb. 5

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office announced today that she will give her first State of the State address on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The speech is slated...

Cox taps union activist Bowman for GOP co-chair

Laura Cox, the leading candidate to be the next Michigan Republican Party chair, has tapped Terry Bowman to be her co-chair, according to an...

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