Home Politics + Gov State Government

State Government

Dana Nessel

No agreement reached on ‘Me Too’ home sexual assault kits, AG...

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s fight against home sexual assault evidence kits continues, as the company that produces them failed to respond to the...

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,...

Report: County officials line up to support Line 5

Enbridge’s controversial Line 5 oil pipeline is gaining support with the Michigan Association of Counties and county commissioners, according to a new report by...

Whitmer’s flavored vape ban comes under fire at hearing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer may be gaining accolades from public health groups for her proposed ban on flavored vaping products. But for consumer advocates and...

Who’s got the bill? Michigan lawmakers receive record amount of free...

A handful of state lawmakers have received record amounts of free food and drink from lobbying groups for the first seven months of the...

Trump moves to ban flavored vapes 1 week after Whitmer’s action

The President Donald Trump administration on Wednesday moved to ban flavored vaping products, just days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a similar policy.  U.S. Secretary...

Prior to Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule, state reminds immigrants of rights...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding immigrants of their rights after the President Trump administration’s so-called “public charge rule”...

Michigan leaders remember 9/11

On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Michigan officials remembered the almost 3,000 people who were killed in New York and Washington,...

Marijuana warning label bills pass Michigan House

Legislation requiring warning label a warning label on all marijuana products cautioning women of the possible side effects of marijuana usage was overwhelmingly approved...

Shirkey says he’s open to hearing on ‘red flag’ gun control...

Proposed legislation aimed at curbing gun violence is likely to at least receive a committee hearing in the GOP-controlled state Senate. While it’s unclear when...

Latest News

Latest commentary

From Advance Notice | Blog