Politics + Gov

Courser pleads no contest to misdemeanor

The long legal saga of disgraced former state Rep. Todd Courser (R-Lapeer) appears to have come to an end.  Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Wednesday...

Budget talks breaking down between Whitmer, GOP leaders

Updated, 5:04 p.m., 8/28/19 with additional comments from Whitmer's office With 33 days left to prevent a partial shutdown of state government, the war of...
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Group already organizing repeal effort of 2 anti-abortion ballot proposals

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/28/19 As organizers of two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are gathering signatures around the state, a new group is working to put together...

Whitmer says firing Arbulu was the ‘right decision’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the Michigan Civil Rights Commission made the right call Tuesday night to remove Michigan Department of Civil Rights Director Augustin Arbulu. The...

Julián Castro does Michigan Dems fundraising pitch

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro encouraged voters to donate to the Michigan Democratic Party in an email Tuesday night.  “Having this support is helpful for...

Whitmer, 16 govs. oppose Trump admin. food stamp cuts

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, along with a coalition of governors, on Wednesday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Right to Life PAC endorses Trump, James

The Right to Life of Michigan political action committee (PAC) announced Wednesday it's endorsing for 2020 President Donald Trump and John James, a Republican...

Grand Rapids theater group pulls show from Peter Meijer venue

Last week, Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his Grand...

Flint Dems introduce bills extending time to prosecute emergency managers, other...

Two Flint Democrats want the statute of limitations extended for public official criminal misconduct cases. Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) and state Rep....

Civil Rights Commission votes to fire Arbulu

This was a breaking story. It was updated at 11:13 a.m. 8/28/19 with additional information. By a vote of 5-to-2, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission...

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