Politics + Gov

On this day in 1999: Pioneering African-American female judge honored

The Michigan House of Representatives on March 2, 1999, adopted a resolution honoring Claudia House Morcom, one of the state's leading lawyers and retired...

Michigan needs to fix roads, while state is $10B below Headlee...

Finding the money to fix Michigan roads won’t be easy — there’s no pot of gold — but there are billions of dollars sitting...

On this day in 1961: JFK launches Peace Corps after U...

President John Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. He first proposed the idea at a University of Michigan during a 1960...

After being snubbed by Trump, will James run for Senate again?

John James, a rising GOP star who lost to U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) last year, stayed mum about his political future while appearing...

Gilda Z. Jacobs: Bipartisan balance needed in Michigan’s budget

The Michigan League for Public Policy has been working on our annual report for 2018, and in looking back on our highlights from last...

Nessel joins immigration fights against Trump administration

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined two federal amicus briefs on cases protecting immigrants already in the United States and those attempting to enter...

Whitmer reveals ‘centerpiece’ of 2020 budget plan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said closing the skills gap and fixing infrastructure will be the primary themes when she delivers her first budget plan to...

House makes 1st stab at killing pension tax

It's hard to find any defenders of the so-called pension tax that passed in 2011 as part of GOP former Gov. Rick Snyder's tax...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Amash noted as only Republican who asked Cohen ‘a real question’

While most Republicans filled the role of blocking and tackling for President Trump at the U.S. House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday featuring his former lawyer,...

Lawrence ‘insulted’ at GOP congressman claiming Trump isn’t racist since he...

The U.S. House Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday was as circus-like as you'd expect with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, taking the...

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