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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...

New: Michigan GOP Senate leader advised militias on messaging, says they’ve...

Just a month before 13 men were charged by state and federal law enforcement for a far-right plot to allegedly kidnap and execute Democratic...

Anti-foreclosure activists demand more help in Detroit

Elected officials have stopped short of agreeing to meet demands of a coalition of activists and organizations who are calling for remedies to address...

No sessions for House and Senate next week after credible threats

The second week of the 101st Legislature will not feature any House or Senate sessions. Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) and House Speaker Jason...

State, federal law enforcement plan increased Capitol activity through Mid-February

In light of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, local, state and federal law enforcement officials announced Friday there will be significant...

‘Now is the time to find our moral compass’: Dems push...

Michigan Democrats are calling on Republican legislative leaders who control the chambers to prioritize accountability in the new term, especially amid fresh federal warnings...

Breaking: Whitmer activates Michigan National Guard in advance of Sunday protest

A spokeswoman for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer confirmed Friday morning the Michigan National Guard has been activated in advance of expected right-wing protests in downtown...

9 officials charged for Flint water crisis, Snyder pleads not guilty

Updated, 3:27 p.m., 1/14/21 Former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other high-level officials have been charged in connection with the water crisis that devastated the...

Nessel: Michigan protests last year were a ‘dry run’ for D.C....

Following the pro-President Trump insurrection that took place in the U.S. Capitol last week and a Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) warning of planned...

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