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Michigan joins states fighting Trump’s emergency declaration for wall

Michigan's attorney general had some harsh words about President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to gain funding for a border wall. Dana Nessel called it “a...

FOX-2’s mess over Whitmer’s dress makes international news

FOX-2 got its clicks for a story quoting random people appraising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's appearance. The station's management defended the move and appears to...

On this day in 1969: A GOP governor plants his flag in Detroit

Gov. William Milliken opened an office in Detroit on this day in 1969. The Traverse City Republican became the state’s chief executive officer on Jan....

Whitmer, Gilchrist release partial January schedules

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer disappointed many transparency advocates when she opted against opening up her office to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), but she...

Business lobbyists: GOP minimum wage, sick leave law changes were legal

Some of the state’s top business lobbyists believe they’re in the clear as Attorney General Dana Nessel begins a review of GOP maneuvers last...

MSU acting President Udpa apologizes to Nassar survivors

Michigan State University’s new acting president, Satish Udpa, issued a statement apologizing to survivors of former MSU gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar’s sexual assault during...

Video: Lawmakers on gov. agenda of equal pay, auto insurance reform

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ramps up to reveal her first budget next month, Republican and Democratic lawmakers, not surprisingly, are hoping to hear different...

The day women took over the Senate in 1974

A chorus of “Happy Birthday” to suffragette Susan B. Anthony rang out on the floor of the Michigan Senate on this day in 1974. Although...

On this day in 1963: Romney helps Detroit’s Olympics bid

On this day in 1963, Gov. George Romney formed a five-person finance committee to find money to construct an Olympic Stadium complex on the...

Shades of Cherry Commission in Whitmer’s education and workforce agenda

Do you remember what the Cherry Commission was? If so, congratulations. Like me, you are a huge policy nerd. But in light of Gov. Gretchen...

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