Michigan Legislature Passes $6.6B In Federal Virus AidThe Michigan Senate voted unanimously to allocate nearly $4.4 billion in federal COVID-19 aid to K-12 schools after Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration reached an agreement.
Michigan State House Passes Vaccine Passport BanRepublicans alongside a handful of Democrats in the Michigan House passed a bill that would ban government-required COVID-19 vaccine passports, even though they do not exist and no legislative effort is being made to utilize them.
Senate Republicans Pass Bill To Block Minors From COVID Vaccine RequirementsThe Michigan Senate is getting in the middle of the covid vaccine debate and working to put laws on the books to keep kids out of it.
Legislature Had Over $600K In Confidential Severance DealsThe Michigan Legislature, where majority Republicans have blasted Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over severance payments to top officials, on Tuesday disclosed nearly $700,000 worth of separation agreements or legal settlements over the past decade.
Michigan Sen. Peters To Lead Dem Efforts To Expand MajorityMichigan Sen. Gary Peters, who won a tough reelection race in the fall, will lead Democrats’ efforts in 2022 to expand their current razor-thin Senate majority.
Michigan Lawmaker Disciplined For Threatening Trump BackersRepublican leaders in the Michigan House stripped Rep. Cynthia Johnson of her committee assignments Wednesday after she threatened “Trumpers” in a social media video.
Michigan Matters: Whitmer on Biden-Harris Ticket, Road Ahead In Race For The White HouseFresh from her speech at the Democratic National Convention. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took time to talk about prospects for the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris presidential ticket during taping of “Michigan Matters.”
#SaveThePostOffice: Postal Workers Rally In DetroitThe American Postal Workers Union will hold rallies across the nation and in Detroit and Kalamazoo. The union is hoping to make #SaveThePostOffice trend.
Michigan Matters: The Long, Winding Road To The White HouseOn this week's Michigan Matters, the roundtable talks about President Donald Trump, and impact – if any -- of the impeachment trial on the electorate.
Governor Whitmer, Texas Congresswoman To Give Democrats' State Of The Union ResponseWhitmer will give the response in English and Escobar will deliver it in Spanish.
Whitmer, GOP Leaders Will Proceed On Budget Without Road FixA state budget will proceed without including a long-term funding plan to fix deteriorating roads.
Obama Aims To Boost Michigan Democratic TurnoutFormer President Barack Obama has appearances in Wisconsin and Michigan on Friday aimed at boosting turnout to aid Democrats, including black voters.
Democrats Seek Elusive Full Control Of Michigan LegislatureDemocrats who have long been outnumbered in Michigan's Republican-led Legislature are expected to make gains in the November election.
False Alarm: Democrats Say Feared Hack Attempt Was Just A TestThe Democratic National Committee said late Wednesday night that what it had earlier feared was the beginning of a sophisticated attempt to hack into its voter database, was, in fact, an unauthorized "simulated phishing test"
Democrats in Michigan Seek to Flip HouseAs midterm elections draw national attention to Michigan, some wonder if the battleground state that helped put Donald Trump in the Oval Office two years ago will continue its Republican-trifecta streak.