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Whitmer wants to fight prenatal health care disparities in Flint

Flint isn’t just plagued by a water crisis. It’s also plagued by health care disparities among pregnant women belonging to minority groups — and...

Enviros applaud state for rejecting DTE Energy’s 15-year plan

One of Michigan’s largest public utilities must go back to the drawing board and come up with a better plan to provide electricity to...

SOS adds self-service stations for vehicle plate renewals at 28 Meijers 

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced Monday that 28 Meijer stores across Michigan now provide self-service stations for customers to renew their vehicle plate...

Clerks deluged with absentee ballot requests before Michigan primary

Many city and township clerks around the state are struggling to process absentee voter ballots in the first major election under Michigan’s new voting...

Unions say 18-year high for major work stoppages shows workers are...

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says major work stoppages in 2019 involved the highest number of workers from around the country in 18 years. According to...

Flint water crisis flagged in Dem presidential infrastructure forum

LAS VEGAS — America is falling apart.  No, not metaphorically speaking — though several Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail would point to the...

Peters outraises James in 2019 for U.S. Senate battle

Updated, 7:15 a.m., 2/16/20 Michigan will host some of the most closely watched down-ballot races in November, including a U.S. Senate contest and some House...

Pence coming to Michigan ahead of March 10 primary

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to campaign again in Michigan a couple weeks before the state's March 10 presidential primary. Pence will speak at...

Michigan Republican pops 2nd Amendment sanctuary state resolution

State Rep. Gary Eisen (R-St. Clair Twp.) has introduced several resolutions to protect Second Amendment rights, both at the state and local level.  They include...

Bills you may have missed: Clamping down on millage renewals, banning...

During an eventful start to the year, state lawmakers are busy introducing bills they hope to see passed in 2020.  Here is this week’s Michigan...

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