West Michigan

Statewide study: 10% of Michigan public water systems have PFAS

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) published the results of the first statewide study of toxic PFAS (or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) in...
Benton Harbor High School

State proposes new plan for Benton Harbor schools

Updated, 8:20 a.m. 8/21/19 to correct the name of Dr. Michael Rice The state Department of Treasury and school superintendent have a new plan they...

West Michigan will likely be key in 2020, but presidential campaign...

Michigan’s status as a battleground state in the 2020 presidential campaign is well-established.  But while two dozen Democratic hopefuls bounced around stops in Southeast Michigan...
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash

Democratic campaign arm officially targeting Amash’s district

Updated, 4:21 p.m. 8/15/19 to reflect that Cathy Albro ran against Amash in 2018, not 2016 The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is officially eyeing...

Former Michigan House Speaker Tom Leonard nominated for U.S. attorney, raising...

Updated 11:26 p.m. with comment from Sen. Debbie Stabenow President Donald Trump has nominated former state House Speaker Tom Leonard (R-DeWitt) to serve as U.S....

Longtime House Appropriations Chair Don Gilmer dies

Former longtime Michigan House Appropriations Chair Don Gilmer died Monday at the age of 73, WKZO-FM and other media reported. The Kalamazoo-area Republican served in...

10 Michigan mayors join more than 200 calling for gun control...

A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors, led by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, is calling on...

One Inman charge moves forward, judge raises questions on bribery case...

A federal judge in Grand Rapids Friday declined a motion to dismiss any of the three charges against indicted state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg).  Chief...

Updated: Trump names intelligence chief, Hoekstra had been in the mix

Updated, 7:48 a.m., with Trump's appointment of Maguire, and at 1:03 p.m. with new comments on Hoekstra President Donald Trump has named Joseph Maguire acting...

Pence speech rescheduled for Aug. 19 in Detroit

Vice President Mike Pence will now speak to the Detroit Economic Club on Monday, Aug.19.  Pence was previously scheduled to speak to business leaders on...

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