Politics & Government

  • As governor, Bill Schuette would consider ‘all options’ for struggling schools, including closings

    Attorney General Bill Schuette is putting struggling Michigan schools on notice: Shape up or face the consequences if he becomes…

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  • Schuette on roads, schools, tax cuts, and LGBTQ issues

    Republican candidate for governor Bill Schuette says the state budget needs to be looked at from top to bottom to…

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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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  • PFAS: What is this stuff?

    What are these chemicals? Where did they come from? Why are we using them?

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  • MichMash: Making ‘Boring Bills’ Sexy Again

    No bill is too small or ‘boring’ to put in front of your state lawmaker.

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  • Michigan Legislature passes minimum wage, paid sick leave bills to avert ballot

    State lawmakers on Wednesday adopted two proposals ‒ to raise Michigan’s minimum wage and require employers to offer paid sick…

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  • Whitmer and Democrats hit Detroit Labor Day events, hear about worker struggles

    It’s Labor Day, and that means political candidates are stumping for votes at events around the state – and many…

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  • Gretchen Whitmer officially taps Garlin Gilchrist II as running mate

    Gilchrist, 35, grew up on Detroit’s east side and is executive director of the University of Michigan’s Center for Social…

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  • Michigan’s governor’s race will be Whitmer vs. Schuette. Here’s where they stand on education

    The winner of the general election on November 6 will likely have an enormous impact on education across the state…

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  • Author Anna Clark Talks New Book on Flint, ‘The Poisoned City’

    “Lives are really on the line.”

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