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‘This could set women back generations’: The pandemic recession’s toll on...

When the COVID-19 pandemic began driving women from their jobs en masse a little more than one year ago, West Michigan Works employees were...

Dominion demands retraction from ex-GOP senator for ‘duping’ thousands with election...

Former state Sen. Pat Colbeck (R-Canton) is the latest right-wing figure to be in the crosshairs of Dominion Voting Systems after the 2020 election. Colbeck,...

Biden administration mum so far on returning gray wolves to endangered...

A controversial decision in the last months of the Trump administration to remove gray wolves from the endangered species list led to a massive...

New unit launched at Interior to investigate cases of missing and...

The U.S. Department of the Interior is creating a new unit to lead and help coordinate investigations into the ongoing crisis of murdered and...

Police officer dead after suspect rams car into barricade outside U.S....

WASHINGTON — One U.S. Capitol Police officer was dead and another injured Friday after a driver slammed a car into a barricade outside the...

Voting rights advocates decry onslaught of new state election laws

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

Stabenow, Tlaib highlight need for more behavioral health clinics amid COVID-19...

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and advocates said Thursday that more certified behavioral health clinics are needed in...

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...

AG asks U.S. Supreme Court to block biofuels exemptions

The state of Michigan has joined seven others in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to side with biofuels interests in a fight over small-refinery...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

Updated, 6:04 p.m. with comments from Whitmer The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant...

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