A three-judge U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel determined nine state legislative districts would proceed to trial over claims the district maps violate the Voting Rights Act.
Should a tax cut that Democratic officials declared temporary actually be permanent? Conservative groups are suing to find out.
The governor on Wednesday will call to eliminate ‘antiquated’ limits. Activists are targeting 24-hour waiting period, parental consent, special regulations on abortion clinics.
State auditors found the Department of Civil Rights took on average 3 times the recommended time to resolve complaints. Some complaints were never even reviewed, ending up instead in an abandoned junk email folder.
The legislation, applauded by voting rights activists, would ensure departing inmates know they get their voting rights back by requiring them to receive ID and voting registration information.
MSU officials hope they can sell alcohol at home football games and other sporting venues this season. One MSU official estimates the school will sell about $250,000 in alcohol sales per home football game.
Thirty-three states have laws barring those convicted of a domestic violence misdemeanor from owning guns. Michigan does not. The proposed law would also suspend access to firearms for people who are subject to a protection order.
A group tasked with tackling Michigan’s population crisis announced 64 workgroup members to make recommendations about longstanding problems.
Detroit Disability Power found 12% of Detroit polling sites were fully accessible in November. Detroit clerk says her office goes ‘over and above’ what’s required under law.
Michigan lawmakers approved funding for public schools this year to offer free meals to all students, pre-K through 12th grade, regardless of income. Child nutrition experts are pushing to make the funding permanent.