Politics + Gov

Slotkin, Dingell, 6 freshmen back impeachment inquiry

Updated, 10:21 p.m. 9/23/19 with addition of Dingell U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) was one of seven marginal U.S. House freshmen Democrats to write a...

Michigan House Dems introduce worker protections during Labor Month, UAW strike

A group of Michigan House Democrats on Monday gathered to announce a package of bills focused on improving the compensation, protection and support of...

Michigan communities chosen for federal PFAS exposure study

WASHINGTON — The federal government announced Monday that Michigan is one of seven states chosen for a study of the human health effects of...

Whitmer, Greig agree their relationship is ‘fine’ after K-12 budget split

Michigan has a week to go to get next year’s state budget in place, and the Legislature is expected to approve a slew of...

Slotkin joins UAW members in Lansing as strike hits 8th day

As dozens gathered on street corners around the gates to General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly plant to continue the eighth day of striking...

Whitmer signs Medicaid work requirement fix, criticizes GOP’s DHHS budget

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law on Monday more flexibility for Medicaid recipients on work requirements and reporting rules. Senate Bill 362 exempts those trying...

Southfield city clerk charged with multiple election felonies

Updated, 4:55 p.m. 9/23/19 with comments from the city of Southfield: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Monday announced six felony charges filed this morning...

El-Sayed to launch 10-episode Crooked Media podcast

Former Michigan gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed will host a health care podcast called "America Dissected" for Crooked Media, Deadline first reported Monday. The Hollywood...

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Shuler on UAW strike: ‘We’re ready to fight’

A couple hours after presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) greeted United Auto Workers (UAW) members outside General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant on...

Nessel joins state AGs in suing Trump admin over vehicle emissions

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among the 23 state attorneys general from around the country suing the federal government over vehicle emission standards.  The...

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