Politics & Government

  • 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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  • Lame duck Michigan lawmakers just voted on A-F grades for schools. Here’s what you need to know.

    The bill stirred controversy over concerns that it could strip power from elected education officials…

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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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  • Recreational Pot in Michigan — What Happens Next?

    How will the new law be implemented and enforced?

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  • Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems

    A group of faith leaders is caravaning 1,700 miles to the Tornillo detention center, where hundreds of unaccompanied minors are…

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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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  • Red state? Blue state? Analysts weigh in on Michigan’s political identity

    Several political experts agree: Michigan is a purple state. Though how much red and blue is in that purple is…

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  • U.S. Senate candidates Stabenow, James trade blows in Detroit debate

    Michigan’s senior U.S Senator and her Republican opponent faced off in a debate Monday in front of the Detroit Economic…

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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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  • Democratic Nominee for Attorney General Dana Nessel Joins Detroit Today

    Nessel responds to reports of a toxic campaign office and says she’s willing to revisit charges against Gov. Snyder in…

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