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Tlaib, Lawrence back U.S. House effort to study slavery reparations

Updated, 3:13 p.m., with comments from Lawrence and Tlaib WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is slated to hold a hearing Wednesday on legislation that would...

Michigan, Ohio, Ontario to cut Lake Erie phosphorus to stave off...

Michigan, Ohio and Ontario, Canada, have agreed to slash the amount of phosphorous flowing into the Western Lake Erie Basin 40% by 2025, Gov....

Levin calls for impeachment inquiry at town hall

Updated 1:25 p.m. U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) called for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump on Saturday, becoming the fifth member of...
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Community benefits program announced for Gordie Howe Bridge

The Gordie Howe International Bridge will include a substantial community benefits program, according to a Friday announcement by the public and private team responsible...
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Kildee says it’s time for impeachment inquiry

Updated headline at 9:22 a.m. U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) came out in support of President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday, joining a growing chorus of...

LGBTQ pols working to build another ‘rainbow wave’ in 2020

In 2004, almost 60% of Michiganders voted to deny same-sex couples marriage rights. The constitutional amendment outperformed former President George W. Bush’s reelection campaign...

GOP backs down on Gordie Howe Bridge, House springs transportation budget

Michigan’s GOP-led House on Thursday passed a $5.4 billion fiscal year 2020 transportation budget proposal that unlocks new money for road repairs that has...

AG office drops Flint criminal charges against Lyon, others, reboots investigation

Updated 3:47 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:55 p.m. with comments from Neeley, Schuette, Whitmer, corrected headline Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office announced today that she has...

Susan J. Demas: The GOP finally has an infrastructure plan: Sell...

In what was, perhaps, the most perfect Onion story ever written, the city of Detroit was sold at auction to “bulk scrap dealers and...

Stevens, Slotkin remain cautious on impeachment

WASHINGTON — Don’t count U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) among the House Democrats anxious to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. “I haven’t...

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