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What are the powers and limits of public health officials in...

When Rudy Giuliani, the erstwhile attorney for outgoing President Donald Trump, sat in front of the Michigan House Oversight Committee to expound upon false...

Rick Haglund: Are some Republicans gearing up for a tax incentive...

It occurred to me the other day that I’ve been writing about the business tax incentives controversy since the start of my journalism career...

Progressives split on Duggan reelection bid, as he secures support from...

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Wednesday formally announced he will seek reelection to lead Michigan’s largest city, but the news has received mixed reaction...

County health officer, House Business Office huddle on possible COVID-19 exposure...

Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said Wednesday that she had a “very good conversation” with the state House Business Office Director Doug Simon...

Veteran elections official tells panel no voter fraud occurred in Detroit

Chris Thomas, who served as Michigan’s nonpartisan elections director for 36 years, told the state Senate Oversight Committee on Tuesday that no election is...

Ingham Co. health officer is ‘unaware’ of Michigan House doing COVID-19...

While the Michigan House will not be holding committee meetings or sessions for the remainder of the week over concerns about COVID-19 spread, Ingham...

Detroit responds to ‘Kraken’ pro-Trump lawsuit

The city of Detroit has responded to Sidney Powell's longshot lawsuit trying to overturn the results of Michigan's presidential election. The city argued that...

Historymaker: McConnell becomes first African-American legislator in Grosse Pointe Park 

Updated, 12:54 p.m., 12/2/20 Darci McConnell was born in 1967.* That was just one year after A. Gordon Wright, a lawyer and federal government official,...

Gonorrhea cases increase in Michigan, causing alarm

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is raising alarms about a 22% increase in gonorrhea cases.  In 2019, Michigan reported 18,264 gonorrhea...

Duggan says Detroit is preparing for 5K COVID-19 vaccinations a day

Detroit will be one of the first cities in the country to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine once it’s available. But Mayor Mike Duggan says...

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