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Michigan House passes bills regulating PFAS in firefighting foam

The Michigan House passed three bills Thursday that would tighten regulations on certain hazardous chemicals found in firefighter foam. Class B firefighting foam is used...
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Lawsuit filed challenging parts of new auto insurance reform

Attorneys representing two auto crash victims and their guardians have sued to declare core elements of Michigan’s new insurance law “unconstitutional.”   The 18-count lawsuit, filed...

Progressive Women’s Caucus members introduce domestic violence awareness resolutions

State lawmakers in the Progressive Women’s Caucus are introducing resolutions to recognize October as Domestic Violence Awareness month in Michigan.  The resolutions, introduced by state...

Speaker directs Democrat to end ‘gun-free’ policy in her House office

Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) says a policy prohibiting guns in the office of state Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt) is “discriminatory” and has...

Homelessness increases across the state, especially for senior citizens, families

Michigan saw an increase in the state’s homeless population this past year, especially for veterans and families, but according to the Michigan State Housing...

After delay, state to spray West Michigan Monday night to combat...

Aerial treatment to combat mosquito-carried Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in western Michigan counties will begin tonight, according to the Michigan Department of Health and...

Woman fights for civil rights in first-ever transgender case before the...

The first case involving the civil rights of transgender people will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 8 to rule whether a...

State court denies restraining order in flavored vape ban

A state court has denied an Upper Peninsula vape shop owner’s request for a temporary restraining order (TRO) ahead of a statewide ban going...

Nessel opposes Trump’s SNAP restrictions, calls rule ‘entirely unacceptable’

Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a comment letter against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) arguing that President Trump’s restrictions on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Detroit church visited by MLK, Malcolm X and Berry Gordy Jr....

A legendary Detroit church that hosted several historic events during the 1950s and 1960s has earned a National Park Service grant to assist in...

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