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Whitmer on MSNBC: Female officials tell ‘our sad, toughest’ stories to...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said on MSNBC on Monday that the recent wave of abortion bans across the country is about "trying to control women." "I...

Report: $4.5M minimum spent on no-fault auto lobbying

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and key legislative leaders negotiate in secret over a deal to reform Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance policy, a flood of...

Auto insurance talks continue as Gilbert preps ballot initiative

As the state’s top legislators remain optimistic about negotiations over no-fault auto insurance reform, one of its biggest unelected political players is preparing to...

LaSata’s comments that abortion ‘should be painful’ make the national rounds

Michigan has often been overlooked in recent national abortion coverage, especially as Alabama raced last week to enact a complete ban. While the Republican-dominated Michigan...

Cecile Richards to headline rally fighting abortion bans

As Right to Life of Michigan is moving full speed ahead with a petition drive to ban the standard dilation and evacuation abortion procedure,...

Nessel awards $2M+ to wrongfully convicted Michiganders

Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday afternoon that the state will award a total of $2.3 million to three men who spent time in...

Michigan debuts office dedicated to outdoor recreation industry

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Friday announced the creation of the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry. The office is in partnership...

Benson wants more voting access for military members

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson wants the state to take action to increase voting access for military service members. Under the plan unveiled...

Bipartisan group pushes conflict of interest bills for Legislature

A bipartisan coalition of Michigan lawmakers wants to force those serving in the Legislature to disclose their potential conflicts of interest. Michigan has garnered...

Study: ‘Deaths of despair’ could drop with EITC, minimum wage boosts

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed state budget would increase Michigan’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) from its current rate of 6 percent to 12 percent,...

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