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2 join Civil Rights Commission, timeline set to replace Arbulu

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission on Monday approved new leadership and swore in two new commissioners.  The panel also approved a timeline and process for...

New census website launches ahead of 2020 survey

In preparation for the 2020 census, the state of Michigan has launched a new website to provide information and resources to Michiganders. The website will...

Appeals court tosses key GOP ballot measure restrictions

A Court of Appeals panel on Monday struck down a key part of a GOP law clamping down on Michigan's ballot question process after...

Enbridge Line 5 rod stuck in Straits more than 5x longer...

A steel drill rod that became lodged in the Straits of Mackinac lakebed during an equipment collapse in September is at least five times...

Michigan lawmakers aim to stamp out hair-based discrimination

WASHINGTON — When a Black New Jersey teen was forced to cut his dreadlocks in order to participate in a high school wrestling match...

Report: Lucido accused of sexual harassment by 3rd woman in Lansing

Since Michigan Advance reporter Allison Donahue wrote her first-person story on Jan. 15 of state Sen. Peter Lucido's sexist comments toward her, two more...

Whitmer creates Michigan’s 1st environmental justice panel

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced this week the first Michigan Advisory Council for Environmental Justice (MACEJ).  The 21-member council will advise the Interagency Environmental Justice Response...

Groups call on Whitmer to end Detroit water shutoffs

A coalition of civil rights lawyers and organizations has called on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to order a moratorium on the interruption of water service...

Voters could decide government transparency initiative that includes sweeping lobbying restrictions

Updated, 12:52 p.m., 1/23/19 with comments from Voters Not Politicians A coalition of liberal groups on Thursday filed language with the Board of Canvassers for...

Tesla to start selling vehicles in Michigan under settlement

A fight resulting from a 2014 Michigan law is over, as Tesla will finally be able to sell its vehicles in Michigan through a...

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