Politics + Gov

Column: Michigan gets called out for having the most Black children...

We want every child to thrive in Michigan. A new snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation calls out our state on this goal...

Clinton on impeachment: ‘It’s a solemn, sad moment for our country’

Former first lady, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and 2016 Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton had a dark message on Thursday about the...

Senate panel passes bipartisan compromise on ‘Raise the Age’ legislation

Michigan’s “Raise the Age” campaign scored big Thursday morning, as a Senate committee unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that will raise the age limit for...

Dem spending bills emerge as budget talks resume

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that “good faith” efforts are being made to complete the budget process by as soon as next week.  Whitmer and...
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Nessel supports expungement bills, but suggests changes

A bipartisan bill package that would expunge certain criminal convictions has Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s support, but she also suggested amendments to the...

Amash, Dems bash Trump for emboldening Turkey, abandoning Kurdish allies

Shortly after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw from northern Syria, Turkey launched an offensive this week into the region. They reportedly...

Shane Hernandez launches congressional bid to replace retiring Mitchell

State Rep. Shane Hernandez (R-Port Huron) announced Thursday morning that he’s running for the U.S. House in the 10th District, encompassing much of northern...
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Planned Parenthood spending $45M in key 2020 states, including Michigan

Planned Parenthood Votes and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan this week announced the launch of a $45 million program for the 2020 election in...

Column: HUD’s attacks on civil rights protections contradict science and the...

Have you ever heard the phrase “racism without racists?" Particularly in the United States, terms like “racism,” “racist,” and “discrimination” are deeply entwined with...

State awards 13 grants to fight aquatic invasive plants

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s (EGLE) Water Resources Division has awarded $12,300 in grants under the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control...

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