Government Action

  • New Whitmer executive order provides LGBTQ protections in state government, services

    The order extends non-discrimination protections to LGBTQ state employees.

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  • Flint, MDEQ reach voluntary agreement on city’s water system

    The city of Flint has reached a deal with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

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  • Here’s what the state House passed while you slept

    Members of the Michigan House were busy quickly passing bills in its lame-duck session until 3:30 am Thursday morning.

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  • 5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals

    For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan’s government will be divided.

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  • Mission Possible: Obama campaigns in Detroit to get Democrats to vote

    Former president Barack Obama spoke at Detroit Cass Tech High School urging Democrats to vote.

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  • Detroit Will Elect a Commission to Revise Its Charter… Again

    Is it wise to throw out the charter of Michigan’s largest city just six years after the current one was…

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  • Michigan ballot issues: What to know about Prop 3 (voting rights)

    BALLOT ISSUE: Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) WHAT IT WOULD DO: Prop 3 enshrines a variety of voting rights in the…

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  • Lifting up all voices in metro Detroit, including Michigan’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, for the 2018 midterm election

    This may not seem like much at first, but it is a quickly growing demographic.

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  • Michigan Civil Rights Commission will ignore AG opinion on LGBTQ issue

    Michigan Civil Rights Commission says it will continue to include LGBTQ people as a group protected under anti-discrimination law, no…

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  • Where Michigan governor candidates stand on taxes, spending

    Fix the roads. Improve schools. Cut taxes. Slash college costs and provide help to those suffering from opiate addiction.

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