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Nessel joins AGs urging marijuana banking legislation

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined yet another national coalition of attorneys general advocating for legal reform, this time to federal banks’ ability to...

New: Michigan State Medical Society opposes Senate GOP abortion restrictions

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) has come out against anti-abortion bills slated to be debated Thursday morning in a state Senate committee. The Michigan...

DeRoche, VerHeulen named to bipartisan criminal justice reform panel

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Wednesday her appointments to the state’s new Joint Task Force on Jail and Pretrial Incarceration, which the Democratic governor...

Secretary of State settles in favor of ballot selfies

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson settled a lawsuit Wednesday that challenged Michigan’s law banning “ballot selfies,” or photographs taken of a ballot in...

Nessel creates new pot law work group

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced this week that her office is creating a new work group to examine laws and regulations related to recreational...

Whitmer wins Michigan Chamber kudos for Line 5 talks

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is praising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to negotiate with Canadian energy company Enbridge on a plan for a new...

State ed board appoints Kalamazoo superintendent to long-vacant top post

Updated 8:00 a.m. May 8, 2019 Michigan’s Board of Education appointed Kalamazoo Public Schools Superintendent Michael Rice as the state’s new top education official, filling...

‘All options on the table’ as Whitmer threatens to veto Senate...

Michigan Republican House leaders are not ruling out anything as they consider a Senate-passed plan to overhaul the state’s auto no-fault insurance that Gov....

Senate fast tracks auto insurance overhaul that doesn’t mandate rate cuts

A Republican plan that purports to drive down auto insurance costs won swift approval in the Michigan Senate Tuesday afternoon. The GOP-controlled Senate Insurance and...

Report: Michigan has most PFAS sites in the nation

Michigan has the most sites in the country known to be contaminated with the group of toxic chemicals known as PFAS, according to a...

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