West Michigan

Report: DeVos ally Greg McNeilly says billionaire family is done with...

Longtime DeVos family ally Greg McNeilly tells the Daily Beast that the West Michigan billionaires have had enough of U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade...

Amash goes to war with GOP

WASHINGTON — The Twitter fight U.S. Rep. Justin Amash launched on Saturday against President Donald Trump escalated sharply on Monday as lawmakers returned to...

Amash primary challengers emerge after Trump impeachment tweets

On Saturday, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) dominated the news cycle by tweeting that he believes President Donald Trump had “engaged in impeachable...

Hall announces for House, would be 1st openly gay woman in...

Tracy Hall, a two-term Democratic Kalamazoo County commissioner, announced this week that she will run in 2020 for a state House seat that will...

Advance reporter Nick Manes named ‘Media Person of the Year’

Michigan Advance reporter Nick Manes has been named "Media Person of the Year" by the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of...

New ADL report: White supremacist groups active in Michigan

The Anti-Defamation League continues to document a nationwide surge in white supremacist harassment or propaganda, including 60 confirmed incidents in Michigan between 2018 and...

Susan J. Demas: What presidential hopefuls’ Michigan stops say about their...

With U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris’ two-day swing last week, Michigan has now been graced with the presence of most major 2020 presidential contenders. No fewer...

Michigan civil rights dept. launches investigations into Grand Rapids police

Michigan’s Department of Civil Rights (MDCR) announced Tuesday it will investigate 23 discrimination complaints against the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD). That announcement comes...

DeVos: Media ‘use my name as clickbait’

Updated 2:49 p.m. Betsy DeVos would prefer not to be in the headlines. The U.S. Education Secretary, a West Michigan native, spoke Monday to an...

Tim Ryan: Dept. of Defense should be ‘held responsible’ for PFAS...

As one of 22 Democratic candidates presently running for president, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) appears to recognize that it’s an uphill battle to...

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