Home Politics + Gov Southeast Michigan

Southeast Michigan

Dingell, Upton push for national fuel economy standard

Two members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are part of a coalition urging regulators to adopt a national fuel economy standard.  U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)...

Michigan immigrants on alert after Trump raid tweets

Michigan immigrant rights activists and lawyers say President Donald Trump’s recent raid announcement has spurred a new wave of panic in a community that...
Rashida Tlaib with reporters

GOP pins 2020 House hopes on scaremongering over Tlaib, AOC, Trump...

Republicans started out the cycle with high hopes about retaking the U.S. House in 2020, but the Hill reports those hopes are "dimming." Still, the...

Levin, Moolenaar ask Pompeo to stop Iraqi national deportations

U.S. Reps. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and John Moolenaar (R-Midland) are again teaming up over Iraqi nationals living in the United States, this time...

Bill introduced to rename highway after Dingell

A state senator introduced legislation this week that would rename parts of a highway in Dearborn after the late U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-Dearborn). Senate...

Gov. signs measure aimed at reducing Lake Erie phosphorus

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive Thursday that outlines how Michigan agencies will work to meet their goal of reducing phosphorus levels in...

Climate change study: Detroit heat wave deaths could outpace some southern...

Updated, 4:39 p.m. Detroit is on track to suffer more extreme heat-related deaths than some southern cities such as Houston, Atlanta and Phoenix due to...

Column: Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities —...

The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water. Cities that experience long-term, persistent...

Whitmer, Gilchrist join teacher rally for more education funding

Michigan’s educators descended on the Capitol Tuesday in Lansing to advocate for increased funding to the state’s public schools, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and...
hospital

U.S. Dept. of Labor: 6 Beaumont health centers pay back almost...

Six Beaumont Affiliated Health and Rehabilitation Centers in the metro Detroit area have paid $915,223 in back wages to 1,389 employees after an investigation...

Latest News

Latest commentary

From Advance Notice | Blog