Southeast Michigan

PFAS drinking water rules to get public hearings in January

Public hearings on proposed PFAS drinking water rules for Michigan will be held this month in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Roscommon. The Michigan Department...

The Advance’s best 2020 election coverage (before it was even 2020)

Quotable of the Year: “I support the Great Lakes. They’re beautiful; they’re big, very deep." — President Donald Trump at his 2020 campaign kickoff in Grand...

DACA, deportations and Trump: The year in the Advance’s immigration reporting

Quotable of the Year: “I don’t want my father to die. You have the power to save his life. He is not a flight risk....

Do Michigan kids have a ‘right to read?’ Activists await ruling...

A prominent Detroit education activist said that if a lawsuit brought forth by Detroit students against the state of Michigan centering on their constitutional...

In Detroit, Bloomberg calls Trump a ‘destroyer’ who ‘divides’ people 

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg visited Detroit on Saturday and opened his first Michigan field office for his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign. “What we really need is...

Bloomberg stumping in Detroit Saturday

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg, a late entrant into the Democratic presidential race, is slated to campaign in Detroit on Saturday. He'll be opening up his...

Whitmer creates state task force on poverty

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed an  executive order to create the Michigan Poverty Task Force within the...

Hundreds rally at Michigan’s Capitol on impeachment eve 

On the night before the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, hundreds of people gathered...

Ford receives $26M from sunsetting state incentive program

Ford Motor Co. could be the last company to receive the state’s Good Jobs for Michigan tax incentive that allows companies to keep a...

New: How Elissa Slotkin decided to vote to impeach Trump

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin surrounded herself with books and historical documents at her family farm in Holly on Sunday, attempting to make up her...

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