Politics + Gov

New: Michigan State Medical Society opposes Senate GOP abortion restrictions

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) has come out against anti-abortion bills slated to be debated Thursday morning in a state Senate committee. The Michigan...

Here’s where Michigan is on auto insurance reform after the House’s...

A little more than a day after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threatened to veto Senate legislation overhauling the state’s unique no-fault auto insurance law, Republican...

U.S. House committee votes to hold Trump AG Barr in contempt

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the war between the...

Levin touts support for national pro-union legislation

Updated, 1:58 p.m. 5/10/19, with other Michigan co-sponsors of the bill U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.), a former union organizer, says that strengthening workers’...

DeRoche, VerHeulen named to bipartisan criminal justice reform panel

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Wednesday her appointments to the state’s new Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration, which the Democratic governor...

Slotkin lashes out at DeVos for not meeting with Nassar survivors

Updated, 3:34 p.m. with comments from DeVos' office U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) said she met with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Tuesday to discuss...

Secretary of State settles in favor of ballot selfies

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson settled a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged Michigan’s law banning “ballot selfies,” or photographs taken of a ballot in...

Nessel creates new pot law work group

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced this week that her office is creating a new work group to examine laws and regulations related to recreational...

Constant robocalls got you down? Nessel and 41 AGs want the...

If you don't pick up the phone anymore to avoid the flurry of annoying automated sales calls, 42 state attorneys general are trying to...
Michigan's Chamber of Commerce

Whitmer wins Michigan Chamber kudos for Line 5 talks

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is praising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to negotiate with Canadian energy company Enbridge on a plan for a new...

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