Southeast Michigan

Michigan residents decry environmental injustice at Detroit congressional hearing

Emma Lockridge, a lifelong Southwest Detroit resident and cancer survivor, has endured the awful stench of environmental pollution for decades.  “We grew up coughing,” the...

Presidential contender Klobuchar coming back to Michigan Thursday

Presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) plans to return to Michigan this week as part of a "Blue Wall" tour through Upper Midwest...

UAW wants GM jobs returned to Michigan from overseas, ready for...

Randy Freeman, president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 652 in Lansing, says the union is ready for a prolonged strike if necessary.  Freeman pointed...

Dem presidential hopefuls back UAW workers in strike

As about 46,000 UAW workers went on strike at General Motors at midnight, presidential candidates and other Democratic officials lined up to support them. This...

UAW set to go on strike Sunday night

Updated, 2:52 on 9/15/2019 to reflect that the UAW last went on a national strike in 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) will go on...

Feds again order back pay for Beaumont workers

The U.S. Department of Labor has determined that a metro Detroit health care provider must pay about $400,000 in back pay to almost 500...

Gov., local communities celebrate ‘Welcoming Week’ for immigrants

Many Michigan municipalities are celebrating the state’s diversity and  immigrant population at the eighth annual “Welcoming Week.”  The weeklong event is sponsored by Welcoming Michigan,...

Biden snags 4 more Michigan endorsements

Former Vice President Joe Biden has landed four more Michigan endorsements ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate that kicks off Thursday night in...

Deep-red Livingston County no longer has an all-GOP county board

The growing Detroit exurbs of Livingston County have long been a GOP bastion, but there are some signs that the red wall is being...

Bipartisan lawmakers eye next criminal justice reform: expungement legislation

Ted Kelly has a dream to become a nurse. Sure, he’s made a good living as a Detroit 3 autoworker for the last 35 years,...

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