Southeast Michigan

New: Sanders voted against Flint water crisis funding in 2016

During a critical junction in the Flint water crisis four years ago, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a top Democratic presidential contender, voted against...

Union rallies to secure $15 wage for Detroit airport workers

Gerald Scruggs, a cabin cleaner at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), says that he hasn’t been treated well by his employer, Prospect Airport Services. “I’m coming...

Gov. signs legislation for struggling homeowners

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed House Bill 5124, aimed at helping Michigan homeowners struggling to pay property taxes stay in their homes. The legislation...

As Michigan preps for coronavirus, groups demand end to Detroit water...

Citing heightened concerns over public health risks, a coalition of Michigan-based social justice organizations released a letter Friday calling on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to...

Legendary newsman Sam Donaldson: Trump’s a ‘thug,’ Bloomberg can beat him

Sam Donaldson, the bushy-eyebrowed staple of ABC News for six decades, has taken on an unlikely role in retirement: volunteer campaign surrogate. Donaldson spent the...

Trump attempts to woo Black voters in Detroit. Will it work...

As Black History Month drew to near close on Thursday, a group of about a dozen Black supporters joined President Donald Trump in the...

Michigan depts. release plan to cut Lake Erie phosphorus

This week, Michigan’s three environmental departments released the state’s targeted plan to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie by 40% over the next five years. Michigan’s...

Dem prez hopefuls haven’t been in Michigan for weeks — but...

After an early influx of campaign stops, several top Democratic presidential candidates have gone months without campaigning in Michigan as they shifted their focus...

DNC chair on Iowa caucus debacle: ‘We’re going to talk about...

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Friday said that his organization will continue to discuss ways to minimize problems during the presidential nominating...

How Michigan progressives built an activist army for Sanders

“Raise your hand if you got involved with politics for the first time because of Bernie Sanders.” About 30 hands went up — roughly half...

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