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Nessel asks Wayne Co. prosecutor to take over Flint water case

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday plans to replace the current prosecutor in charge of ongoing criminal lawsuits filed against high level state officials...

Tlaib declares Dems will impeach Trump

Updated, 11:20 a.m.  Hours after she was sworn in on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) wasted no time in voicing her intention regarding...

Slotkin, Stevens share social media videos before new Congress convenes

The two women who flipped congressional seats in Michigan both shared Twitter messages before officially joining the 116th Congress, which kicks off today. New U.S....

Gilchrist: ‘Exciting and humbling’ to be Michigan’s first African-American LG

On Jan. 1, Garlin Gilchrist II will make history when he is sworn as Michigan’s first African-American lieutenant governor. Gilchrist spoke with the Michigan Advance...

Whitmer looking at many options in Flint

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s team today said she will work with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s office to continue ensuring that Flint residents have access to...

Incoming Michigan congressional members head to Harvard

Two newly elected Democratic members of Michigan’s congressional delegation recently shared their thoughts on an early-December trip to Harvard University that included some of...

Whitmer pledges to bring back bottled water for Flint

After the Gov. Rick Snyder administration made the call in April to stop giving out bottled water to Flint residents, his successor said she...

Michigan Senate bets on internet gambling

The Michigan Senate voted Thursday night to approve a series of bills legalizing online gambling in Detroit and tribal casinos. House Bills 4926, 4927 and...

DEQ staffers tell Snyder to veto weaker enviro cleanup standards

In a rare show of opposition, 82 state employees working for the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have urged Gov. Rick Snyder to veto...

Feds give Flint $2.2M to strip lead paint

Flint was awarded a federal grant for $2.2 million to find and remove lead-based paint from homes across the city, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee...

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