Nearly 70 percent of sitting Michigan lawmakers have received campaign funds from two utility company PACs tied to Consumers Energy and DTE over the past five years, a Bridge analysis has found.
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Elissa Slotkin announces bid to succeed Debbie Stabenow. Who’s in, out of race?
The 2024 election could determine balance of power in Senate. So far, more people are taking themselves out of the running than announced candidates.
Food assistance cuts loom for 1.3 million Michiganders. No legislative action yet
Some low-income households will see a loss of more than $500 in monthly benefits beginning March 1.
Michigan State students demand tougher security at emotional town hall
At a town hall meeting on campus Tuesday night, Michigan State students had their first public opportunity to directly address university leaders about the deadly mass shooting Feb. 13. They pushed for restricted access to buildings and more flexibility from professors.
Michigan Democrats move to tighten gun rules after MSU shootings
Universal background checks, safe storage and red flag laws are introduced, following Monday’s mass shooting in East Lansing.
Ex-prosecutor defends gun plea deal in Michigan State shooter case
Former prosecutor says plea bargains are common practice adding, ‘Most people charged with carrying a weapon don’t go on to commit murder.’
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.
MSU shooting: Anthony McRae had guns charge, run-ins with police
The alleged gunman is a 43-year-old who was charged with a felony in 2019 for gun possession. He had several run-ins with police over the years for traffic offenses and driving on a suspended or revoked license.
Michigan State shooting update: Conditions improving for two students injured in attack
Two of three students killed Monday on Michigan State University campus were from metro Detroit, according to the college’s Department of Police and Public Safety.
Michigan tax cut: Deal could emerge next week. It’s messy. What to know
A tax cut to benefit 1 million residents likely will be ironed out soon. Here’s what you need to know about who benefits and why some lawmakers are upset.