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Nessel joins fight against Trump’s coal plant, water, for-profit college rules

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined three multi-state efforts opposing the President Donald Trump administration rules on harmful air pollution, wetland regulation and “loopholes...

High stakes for Michigan as SCOTUS grapples with census question

WASHINGTON — Census data shapes almost every corner of public life — from the amount of federal money funneled to school lunch programs, new...

Susan J. Demas: If you think women can’t win after 2016,...

The pink wave of 2018 — fueled by female rage — has given way to a throwback election for president in 2020. The race has,...

‘We’ll scream loud’: Flint residents protest 5 years of water crisis

Updated 8:38 p.m. Thursday might have technically marked the five-year anniversary of the official start of Flint’s water crisis — but don’t call it that...

Alicia Guevara Warren: Time for action and change in our child...

At a recent seminar, I was challenged to think differently about strategies we use to get results for kids and families. Earlier this year, I...

Dingell joins Dems in announcing first Medicare for All hearing

The U.S. House Rules Committee next week will hold the first-ever hearing on Medicare for All. Committee Chair James McGovern (D-Mass.), U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal...

Green New Deal not backed by most Michigan Dems, Republicans in...

Michigan’s congressional Democrats all agree that something needs to be done about climate change. But most are not voicing support for the much-discussed Green...

Pence to talk NAFTA replacement in Southeast Michigan Wednesday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to push a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement plan, according to his...

Peters taps campaign manager as he gears up for 2020

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) already raised almost $2 million in the first quarter for his 2020 re-election bid and now he’s hired...

Tlaib, Carter thump auto insurance credit scoring

Detroit resident Dotti Sharp has endured her auto insurance rates shooting up from about $160 a month three years ago to more than $200...

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