Politics & Government

  • Breakthrough nears on mass transit tax in southeast Michigan

    The announcement, planned on or around Jan. 19, comes 14 months after voters rejected a $3 billion, 20-year tax for…

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  • Iraqi nationals challenging deportation win key ruling

    The government must release detainees who don’t get a bond hearing by Feb. 2.

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  • Buckle Up: 2018 Shaping Up To Be Huge Year for Michigan Politics

    he entire state House and most of the state Senate will be on ballots across the state.

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  • Good News Wrap-up from Flashpoint with Christy McDonald

    Good News Wrap-up

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  • Detroit recount ends with no changed results, lingering questions

    Detroit’s partial recount of the November 7 general election is over.

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  • Michigan Governor Sets Special Elections to Replace Conyers

    Michigan to hold special elections on days already set for 2018 primary, general voting to fill seat vacated by Conyers.

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  • Fighting for Air in 48217

    This very southernmost tip of Detroit is called 48217, the most polluted zip code in the state.

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  • Unfinished Gratiot jail site no longer an option for new jail

    Wayne County announced that it does not intend to complete the unfinished jail at Gratiot.

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  • “People Were Scared of Him…He Owns You” Former Conyers Aide, Accuser Tells Detroit Today

    “It’s ownership. He owns you when you’re there.”

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  • In heated exchange with GOP lawmakers, Detroit schools chief Vitti defends stance on charters, property and grading schools

    “You are intentionally violating the law,” said Rep. Daniella Garcia

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