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Whitmer aims for Monday tunnel deal as report shows human error...

A ship anchor that damaged Enbridge’s Line 5 and separate transmission cables in the Straits of Mackinac caused more than $100 million worth of...
Former Gov. Rick Snyder

Snyder slams ‘sloppy’ media reporting tied to Flint search warrants

Former Gov. Rick Snyder has kept a low profile since being term-limited out of office five months ago, but he weighed in on Tuesday...

Health groups ‘disappointed’ with e-cig bill signed by gov.

In an effort to curb what she deems a “public health crisis,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation that makes it formally illegal to...

House leaders release resolution urging Inman resignation

Top leaders in the Michigan House of Representatives have taken their calls to a new level for the resignation of embattled state Rep. Larry...

Whitmer, LGBTQ caucus make big push to win GOP support for...

Updated 2:56 p.m., 4:57 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside members of the Legislature’s LGBTQ Caucus in her office at the Capitol Tuesday to announce...

Whitmer administration eases solar farm restriction

Updated, 8:20 a.m., 6/5/19 Millions of acres of rural Michigan land could now become solar farms under a new state policy, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office...

Whitmer declares flooding emergency for Tuscola County

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency due to flooding in Tuscola County in Michigan’s Thumb region of the state. The declaration...

Whitmer talks workers’ rights, as GOP Legislature shows no sign of...

Before last year’s manic Lame Duck period which saw a number of socially conservative and GOP power grab bills fly to then-Gov. Rick Snyder’s...
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State Medicaid chief put on paid leave after alleged overprescription, negligence

Michigan’s Medicaid chief has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a formal state complaint, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) confirmed Friday. Dr....
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Whitmer’s attempt to debunk ‘pot for potholes’ taken as a challenge

Taxes collected from Michigan’s new recreational marijuana law are unlikely to fill many potholes, but plenty of social media users are saying they’re up...

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