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Lawrence, Dingell march to McConnell’s office to demand votes on equal...

Two Michigan lawmakers, U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn), on Wednesday were among the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) members who marched...

EPA, DOJ announce $245M settlement to clean up Kalamazoo Superfund site

Updated, 6:03 p.m. 12/11/19 with comments from Rep. Upton After decades of contamination from a paper mill that is a designated Superfund site, efforts to...

Inman still exiled from House GOP

State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) may be a free man for now, but he’s still mostly on the outs with his House Republican colleagues. Inman...

Michigan could soon legalize sports betting, online gambling

Long-discussed legislation to expand legalized gambling in Michigan will soon head toward the desk of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Legislation making its way through the state...

Trump bringing Pence in for next week’s Michigan rally

Michigan is scheduled to get its first visit from President Donald Trump in 266 days on Wednesday, Dec. 18, and now he's bringing Vice...

Pure Michigan left in the cold, leaders to talk tourism program...

Pure Michigan didn't make the cut in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget supplemental spending plan finally negotiated by state leaders. But state House Speaker...

Michigan medical marijuana program ‘slightly diminished,’ but still active after Proposal...

Michigan’s marijuana economy is continuing to expand. But these are uncharted waters for the state, and it hasn’t all been smooth sailing for the...

Michigan lawmakers reeling after PFAS provisions struck from must-pass defense bill

WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers suffered a stinging setback with the release of a defense policy bill this week that lacks key provisions to crack...

Effort to censure Trump doesn’t appear to be gaining ground with...

WASHINGTON — A Michigan Democrat wants her party to move full-steam ahead on impeachment, even as reports surfaced that some moderate Democrats in the...

Congress reaches deal on paid family leave for federal employees   

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees...

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