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Bill introduced to rename highway after Dingell

A state senator introduced legislation this week that would rename parts of a highway in Dearborn after the late U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Dearborn). Senate...

Column: Raise the Age could be a bipartisan win 100 years...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent her inauguration speech talking about “building bridges” and embracing bipartisanship. And while some Michiganders dared to dream that was possible,...

AG’s office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that...

Michigan education board approves long-debated social studies curriculum

The Michigan Board of Education voted Tuesday to approve a new social studies curriculum for the first time in more than 10 years after...

Susan J. Demas: Time for Michigan GOP leaders to stop blocking...

Last week, bipartisanship platitudes flowed on Mackinac Island like free drinks at a lobbyist reception. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the GOP leadership’s top legislative priority,...

Huizenga takes part in bipartisan ‘D-Day’ commemoration trip

U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) is traveling to France to commemorate Thursday’s 75th Anniversary of “D-Day.” Huizenga and dozens of other members of the...

A look back at Watergate: Amash isn’t 1st Republican to go...

Only one congressional Republican has publicly called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, enraging his colleagues and invoking the wrath of the president by offering...

Keith memorialized as historic jurist and ‘amazing man’

Hundreds of mourners attended a three-hour funeral service for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith on Monday at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church...

Keith’s civil liberties and civil rights legacy lives on

“I don’t scare easily,” Damon J. Keith declared once about threats to his life stemming from his ruling in the seminal 1970 Pontiac public...
Downtown Flint

Don Williamson, Flint’s colorful, controversial ex-mayor, dies at 85

Former Flint Mayor Don Williamson died early Tuesday morning at the age of 85, according to a statement from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton....

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