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Rashida Tlaib

Pelosi, Tlaib, 2020 Dems will speak at NAACP convention

Political heavy hitters from Michigan and elsewhere will descend on Detroit at the end of July for the NAACP’s 110th annual convention.  The African American...
Bill Schuette

Schuette blitzes media in defense of Flint investigation

Former Attorney General Bill Schuette has been increasingly vocal in defense of his office’s investigation of the Flint water crisis in recent weeks, fighting...

Progressives needle Harvard, Snyder over fellowship

Former Gov. Rick Snyder was named a senior research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Taubman Center for State and Local Government last week, and...

AG’s office has seized almost 20 million new docs in Flint...

Updated, 2:26 p.m. 6/29/19 At a Friday night town hall in Flint, Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced they’ve seized...

Legal experts say Flint water crisis trials could be delayed for...

When Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office announced earlier this month that it would drop all charges brought in the criminal investigation of the Flint...

State panel proposes nation’s toughest drinking water limit for 2 toxic...

A panel of experts put together by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proposed the nation’s most stringent drinking water limits for two chemicals in a...
kid

State will replace troubled $231M child welfare computer system

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Thursday that it will replace the computer system it uses to track child welfare...
Prescription drugs

Whitmer signs opioid overdose legislation

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a package of bills into law this week that will expand access to and the legal use of anti-overdose drugs...
Benton Harbor High School

State, Benton Harbor reach tentative deal to keep high school open

A spokesperson for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer confirmed Wednesday that her office has come to a tentative agreement with Benton Harbor officials that will keep...

SCOTUS delays Census citizenship question, Kildee says Trump admin. should quit...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued another highly anticipated ruling of this term, delaying the addition of a citizenship question to...

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