Democrats move fast on legislation to repeal the state’s Right-to-Work law, a GOP statute that prohibits compulsory union dues or fees as a condition of employment.
Historic day for LGBTQ rights, as anti-discrimination bill goes to Whitmer
The Michigan Legislature finalizes legislation to write protections for gay and transgender residents into state law. Next up, a promised signature by Whitmer.
Inflation relief checks v. income tax cuts. What saves you more in Michigan?
A proposed $180 rebate for tax filers isn’t happening, but an income tax that will save people more money in the long run is looming. When will you realize savings? It depends.
Whitmer poised to sign repeal of Michigan read-or-flunk law
Research shows Black and low-income students were far more likely to be held back.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signs Michigan tax relief, minus $180 checks
Low-income workers and pensioners will benefit from a tax relief plan signed Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Republicans blocked $180 inflation relief checks to preserve a potential income tax rate reduction.
Michigan Democrats begin repeal of 1931 abortion ban
The Michigan House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved and advanced legislation that would formally repeal an invalidated abortion ban and remove references to criminal penalties.
Election denier Kristina Karamo to lead Michigan GOP, topping Trump favorite
Karamo, who refused to concede her 14-point loss in the 2022 secretary of state race, beat Matthew DePerno, who is under investigation for vote machine tampering.
MSU sought to be leader in campus security. Upgrades came too late
MSU has a sprawling camera system, but officials needed three hours to comb through footage to find an image of the suspected shooter. The university is moving to live camera surveillance.
Police: Michigan State shooter felt ‘slighted,’ threatened others in note
Police say MSU shooter Anthony McRae also threatened several local businesses, a church and New Jersey schools “on his list,” according to a handwritten note they found in his wallet, and failed to register his guns.
MSU shooting: Anthony McRae had guns charge, mental health problems
The alleged gunman faced a felony gun charge that could have led to a lifetime ban on possessing a firearm if he was convicted. He was allowed to plead to a misdemeanor.