The pandemic prompted the proposed extension, which local governments would need to adopt.
The mayor’s resolution sought to fund a $6 million relief program for overtaxed Detroiters. City council voted no; here’s why.
Rudy Guiliani, President Trump’s campaign lawyer, said the campaign withdrew its federal suit challenging Michigan’s presidential vote because it has already succeeded in blocking certification of votes in Wayne County. It has not.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed five Detroiters to the new Black Leadership Advisory Council. Three will have leadership positions. Their work is expected to address racial inequality and help eradicate discrimination in Michigan.
More than 154,000 Detroiters voted for Proposal N. Here’s some of its goals.
The Michigan Secretary of State and city officials scramble to ensure every vote counts in November after it was determined that the majority of Detroit votes in August would have been tossed in a recount. They say ballot drop boxes will help.
Key police reform bills were urgently drafted in June, following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But they are still awaiting approval in Lansing, which one lawmaker predicted would come in this year’s lame-duck session.
The package may make hundreds of thousands more Michiganders eligible for expungement.
Seen as a rising star and the GOP’s best chance at flipping a Senate seat, John James opens up about his mistreatment at the hands of police and sympathies for protesters. But he’s less candid about the president he once said he supports “2,000 percent.”
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office will help Detroit train workers and expand satellite clerk’s offices to reduce election issues. Nearly three-quarters of the city’s absentee precincts were ineligible for recounts.