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Gun rights groups file lawsuit against polling place firearm ban

As expected, three gun rights groups filed a lawsuit last week against Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson for her ban on openly carrying firearms...

Judge: Agency will evaluate Line 5 tunnel plan, but not environmental...

Despite Canadian oil company Enbridge’s argument against it, a small Michigan regulatory panel will be one of three entities charged with granting or denying...

Hospital, corporate leaders warn action needed to stave off another COVID-19...

Michigan survived one of the worst COVID-19 crises in the nation this winter and spring. Now as cases and deaths are rising again and...

GOP congressman compares Whitmer’s COVID-19 orders to Japanese internment camps

U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland), who last week became Michigan’s first member of Congress to test positive for COVID-19, said during a debate Thursday...

Gov. signs bipartisan business liability bills amid COVID-19 crisis 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this week signed bipartisan compromise legislation that shields many businesses from liability on COVID-19 — a big priority for business groups...

Capitol commissioner: Delay on gun ban is ‘potentially dangerous’

A small historic commission’s decision on whether to ban firearms from the currently unregulated Michigan state Capitol continues to face delays, nearly six months...

State expands nursing home guidelines, allows some visitations

A new emergency order from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued this week will increase nursing home visitation access in...

Rising waters threaten Great Lakes communities

Along a shoreline that stretches farther than the combined length of the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, waters driven by climate change have risen as...

Michigan, other states struggle to draft COVID-19 vaccine plans while in...

WASHINGTON — Across the hundreds of pages of plans that state officials sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on...

Leaked White House report: U.P. COVID-19 surge holds Michigan back from...

A recent private report uncovered from the White House Coronavirus Task Force shows there is concern over the COVID-19 outbreak in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,...

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