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Breaking: Hertel takes helm at state health dept.

Updated, 3:26 p.m., 1/22/21 Elizabeth Hertel, who previously served as senior chief deputy director for administration for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services...

‘The pause has worked’: Whitmer says indoor dining can resume Feb....

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said at a Friday press conference that restaurants and bars across the state can reopen for indoor dining and concessions at...

Court case to end term limits fails in federal court

A lawsuit that challenged Michigan’s legislative term limits was dismissed by a federal court Wednesday. The bipartisan lawsuit, Kowall et al v Benson, signed by...

On this day in 1969: William Milliken becomes Michigan governor

On Jan. 22, 1969, William Milliken became Michigan’s 44th governor.  “I’m ready for the job and eager to get on with it,” he said at...

Rep. Johnson gets committee posts, so do Republicans who backed overturning...

After being kicked off her committee assignments in early December at the end of the legislative term, state Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson (D-Detroit) was...

Shirkey changes story about militia leaders meeting, state police deny involvement

After facing social media backlash for his September comments about helping militia leaders in Michigan with messaging; Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) changed...

Whitmer lays out new $5.6B COVID plan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday outlined her plan for a new $5.6 billion COVID-19 relief bill. Most of the funds for businesses, unemployment benefits,...

Michigan Small Business Survival Grants won’t hinge on compliance with pandemic...

With $55 million in state dollars on the table for small businesses, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) is relying on businesses to be...

Column: How state and federal action have helped curb COVID-19’s economic...

While the deplorable attack on the U.S. Capitol has cast a long shadow over 2021, there is still a lot of hope on the...

Few show up for right-wing demonstration at Michigan Capitol amid strong...

The small group of protesters, including armed members of the far-right, anti-government “boogaloo bois,” who gathered outside the Michigan Capitol in downtown Lansing Sunday...

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