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Snyder to decide whether to adopt puppy mill bills

Bills regulating so-called “puppy mills” that have angered animal rights activists cleared the Michigan Senate tonight and await action by Gov. Rick Snyder. House...

Michigan House approves limits to voter proposals

Late last night, the GOP-controlled Michigan House approved new rules for petition drives. Legislation would limit the number of signatures that could be collected...

Peters, up for re-election in 2020, lands key Homeland Security committee...

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) will serve as the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee next term....

Progressive protestors push back against Lame Duck

Scores of citizens from across the state rallied this chilly afternoon on the state Capitol grounds in Lansing to raise their voices against a host...

Dillon stepping down as Michigan Dem Party chair, Barnes seen as...

Citing accomplishments in the 2018 mid-term elections, Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon announced today he won’t seek re-election for the position he’s held...

Snyder says he’ll sign Line 5 bill, but stays mum on...

Gov. Rick Snyder said today that he plans to sign Enbridge Line 5 legislation, but will not necessarily go along with all GOP-sponsored Lame...

Updated: Economic development leaders urge Whitmer to stay the course

Updated: 12/12 at 11:15 As Michigan’s next governor prepares to take office next month, Gretchen Whitmer has met with leaders about keeping the economy moving...

Bill honoring Detroit educator clears Michigan Senate

A bill that would rename a portion of the John C. Lodge Freeway (M-10) in Detroit after legendary educator Violet T. Lewis last week...

Amanda Stitt: In 2018, more politicians decided to ‘be themselves’ on...

The rise of digital media means people expect unfettered and immediate access to celebrities, their friends and political candidates. If you don’t keep up,...

Harvard Law professor: GOP power plays may be unconstitutional

A Harvard Law School professor, who also was a President Barack Obama appointee, says recent Michigan Republican moves to strip Democrats’ authority may be...

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