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U.S. House panel hears bill to stop deep cuts to Michigan...

A U.S. House subcommittee met Tuesday to discuss a bill that could prevent massive cuts to a crucial Medicaid program in Michigan. House Resolution 3022,...

Julie Cassidy: We must stand against Trump’s anti-family, pro-homelessness agenda

President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to make America great. But more than halfway through his first term, his preferred policies have done...

Nessel: SCOTUS could overturn same-sex marriage, birth control decisions

Attorney General Dana Nessel gave her blunt assessment at a Planned Parenthood forum in April when she declared she believes Roe v. Wade will...

Warren stumps for new ‘economic patriotism’ plan in Detroit, Lansing

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) appeared in Detroit and Lansing Tuesday as part of a presidential campaign swing through the Midwest in which she...
Former Gov. Rick Snyder

Snyder slams ‘sloppy’ media reporting tied to Flint search warrants

Former Gov. Rick Snyder has kept a low profile since being term-limited out of office five months ago, but he weighed in on Tuesday...

Upton joins Dems to offer ‘dreamers’ path to citizenship

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) was one of seven Republicans who joined with Democrats in the U.S. House on Tuesday to...

Inslee talks climate change, water shutoffs during Detroit visit

Presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has described himself as the “climate candidate.” On Tuesday, he visited sections of Detroit during what was described...

Benson expects SCOTUS to rule on Michigan gerrymandering case

Updated, 8:12 a.m. 6/5/19 A federal court handed Democrats a big victory in April by ruling that the GOP rigged legislative maps to “historic proportions,”...

Health groups ‘disappointed’ with e-cig bill signed by gov.

In an effort to curb what she deems a “public health crisis,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation that makes it formally illegal to...

House leaders release resolution urging Inman resignation

Top leaders in the Michigan House of Representatives have taken their calls to a new level for the resignation of embattled state Rep. Larry...

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