After the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday that county prosecutors are exempt from the injunction on the 1931 abortion ban, another judge just hours later ordered a temporary restraining order barring the ban from being enforced.
On Tuesday, a Michigan Court of Claims judge rejected 2018 changes made by Republicans in the Michigan Legislature to weaken minimum wage and sick leave laws, declaring them as unconstitutional.
More than half of American farmers will reach retirement age in the next 10 years, but the steep price of entry to start a farm, along with rising input costs and volatile markets, make it tough for young and beginning farmers to take their places.
Michigan Advance’s Rick Haglund says, “Michigan’s business-centric approach to economic development is lacking.” But how should the state address this apparent issue? Haglund suggests taking “a more local service-based approach.”
The $19.6 billion School Aid budget was passed in the early hours on July 1, after an all-night session to meet the Legislature’s deadline to get the budget to the governor, who still has to sign it. The budget year starts Oct. 1.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday called on President Biden to make birth control available over the counter without a prescription
Thousands of volunteers for the Promote the Vote coalition collected the nearly 670,000 signatures from all 83 Michigan counties, according to organizers — almost 250,000 more signatures than needed for the Monday deadline.
A collaboration between the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the study is an ongoing effort to understand the impact of the virus and recovery from it.
After last week brought an end to a five-week decline in COVID-19 cases, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported another increase in cases in its weekly report released Tuesday.
After spending 18 hours in session starting Thursday, the Legislature passed a $76 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2023 early Friday morning, meeting its July 1 deadline.
Thanks to uniquely consistent bipartisanship on the issue, many of the criminal justice reforms recommended by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s task force have cleared the finish line and been adopted into law.
The comeback of in-person Pride is coinciding with the re-emergence of a dark phenomenon: A recent increase in anti-LGBTQ+ violence and threats that experts say hasn’t been seen for years.
The tone at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing was as defiant as it was celebratory, with more than 200 members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community gathering Sunday for a Pride rally on the seventh anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage
State Rep. Steve Carra (R-Three Rivers) introduced a bill Wednesday to update the state’s 1931 abortion ban to “make it enforceable post-Roe v. Wade.”
Activists, educators and nonprofit organizers on Wednesday discussed efforts to undermine the results of the 2020 elections, restrictions on voting rights and methods for promoting civic engagement.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the bill being presented was a broad change to the tax code that did not reflect its “original purpose,” which was to extend a tax filing deadline.
Researchers warn that the expiration of COVID-19 safety net policies could lead to increased financial hardship in 2022, particularly the expanded child tax credit.
Republican members of the Michigan Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee voted on Tuesday to advance legislation that education officials said is dividing parents and teachers and would silence teachers attempting to discuss race and racism.