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Republicans celebrate auto insurance reform progress as Whitmer renews veto threat

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is threatening to veto House Republicans’ newest plan to allow auto insurance companies to sell reduced-coverage plans with a mandated rate...

Here’s where Michigan is on auto insurance reform after the House’s...

A little more than a day after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threatened to veto Senate legislation overhauling the state’s unique no-fault auto insurance law, Republican...

Like Snyder, Whitmer opposes online gambling legislation

Legislation to legalize online gambling in Michigan that former Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed last year could meet a similar fate under current Gov. Gretchen...

Audit: Many Michigan child welfare complaints not reviewed due to strained...

Updated 1:00 p.m., May 2 2019 A report released Tuesday by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) found that the Office of Children’s Ombudsman...

Ajegba: Working with Whitmer ‘fix the damn roads’

The man in charge of carrying out Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s most famous campaign promise to “fix the damn roads” is Michigan Department of Transportation...
SBAM President Brian Calley

Calley emerges as Whitmer’s favorite Republican

In the four months since leaving his job as Michigan’s lieutenant governor, Brian Calley views Sunday mornings as perhaps the biggest change. Calley, who...

Meet Kolb and Eubanks, the leaders in charge of Michigan’s money

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last month proposed a $60.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year, which includes spending on everything from K-12 education to...

New report shows state’s pre-K efforts failing to move the needle

More than half of the state’s 3- or 4-year-olds were not in preschool for most of the last decade, according to a new report...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

Michigan House Dems await GOP counter-proposals on road funding

Michigan House Democrats mostly feel like they’re biding their time, as they await a Republican counter-proposal to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s call for a 45-cent...

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