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U of M regents vote to censure Weiser, strip his committees

During a University of Michigan Board of Regents special meeting Friday to vote on a resolution censuring Ron Weiser, the U of M regent...

Whitmer invokes federal law to hold military site cleanups to highest...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that she is invoking a federal law to ensure the U.S. Air Force uses the strictest PFAS standards possible...

A new variant is identified in Michigan, underscoring concerns about what’s...

As Michigan is in another deadly surge of COVID cases — with both positivity rates and hospitalization rates rising — the question of how...

Michigan set to get record number of COVID-19 vaccine doses next...

The Biden administration next week will increase its COVID-19 vaccine direct allocation to Michigan, by 66,020 doses for a total of 620,040 vaccines, a...

Here are the voting restriction bills introduced in Michigan this year

Last week, Republicans in the Michigan Senate joined their colleagues across the country in introducing a sweeping package of 39 bills regulating voting rights. Michigan...

GOP shifts strategy from election lawsuits to voting laws

As Republican-led legislatures continue a systematic push to pass laws they say are aimed at ratcheting up election security, voting rights advocates in Tennessee...

COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to close some businesses, but...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and case positivity rates are spiking across Michigan, but restaurants, bars and schools remain open with some health restrictions. In the early...

State and local police: No financial relationship with Enbridge for Line...

Environmentalists have been waging high-profile protests against Canadian oil company Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement in Minnesota for months. The national climate change newsletter,...

Feds waive school accountability requirements for Mich., standardized testing still required 

The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has waived the federal requirements for school accountability in Michigan, but schools should still plan on administering standardized...

Gilchrist wants GOP lawmakers to show ‘leadership’ on fighting COVID-19, getting...

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist said last week it is “absolutely ridiculous” that GOP lawmakers have fought a nationally recognized tool designed to reduce the...

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