Southeast Michigan

Neeley re-elected as Black Caucus leader

State Rep. Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has been re-elected to chair the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus (MLBC) for the 2019-20 session. Neeley was first elected...

1st judicial appointment coming for Whitmer

It looks like Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who is in her third week on the job, will get to make her first judicial appointment. Wayne County...

Nessel not considering Sareini for any position

Attorney General Dana Nessel says she is not considering a permanent job for a transition team staffer with a history of domestic violence accusations. “There's...

Congressional Dems angry at GM layoffs as Detroit car show kicks...

The North American International Auto Show kicking off in Detroit on Monday still offers the shiny debut of several new cars, albeit with the...

Poletown closing cuts deep

Southeastern Michigan residents are still reeling over General Motors’ announcement that it will lay off almost 15,000 workers and close out production at five...

Oakland Co. Sheriff Bouchard attends Trump bill signing

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard on Wednesday was in the Oval Office as President Donald Trump signed a human trafficking bill. Bouchard posted on...
Brenda Lawrence

Lawrence nominated for Appropriations Committee

The magnitude of Michigan’s pink wave is poised to increase in its scope. U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) has been nominated by U.S. House...

Kildee lands on powerful Ways and Means Committee

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) has been selected to serve on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. “We need to have a tax...

‘Nobody convinced anybody’: Michigan leaders react to Trump shutdown speech

U.S. President Donald Trump gave a nationally televised address Tuesday night centering on a stalemate over his border wall proposal and the partial federal...

Tlaib, workers talk impact of federal government shutdown

As long as the current partial federal government shutdown continues, Hodari Brown says his home mortgage is in jeopardy. “I haven’t been paid since...

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