16 People From Michigan And Ohio Sentenced To Prison In Health Care Fraud, Opioid SchemeA multi-state network of pain clinics participated in the scheme from 2007 to 2018 in which doctors refused to provide patients with opioids unless they agreed to expensive, unnecessary and sometimes painful back injections, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
Judiciary Committee Senators Press For More Action After Botched Larry Nassar InvestigationThe Senate Judiciary Committee is keeping the pressure on the FBI and the Justice Department Inspector General to take additional actions to address the mishandling of the FBI's probe of Larry Nassar.
AG Nessel Declines GOP Request To Probe Nursing Home DeathsMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel declined Republicans’ request to investigate whether nursing home orders issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer led to COVID-19 deaths or if related data is inaccurate.
Feds To Review Dearborn Police Policies After 2 People Shot By CopsThe request came from Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad.
'Juggalos' Fight Back Against Gang DesignationThe issue is a 2011 decision by federal law enforcement identifying Insane Crown Posse fans as a "criminal gang".
Opinion: Voter ID: A Good IdeaIt has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Detroit Gets $1.5M Grant To Fight Youth ViolenceDetroit is getting some crime-fighting help from the federal government.
Opinion: Karl Rove's Super PAC For HireKarl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.
Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of VotingThere are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.
Opinion: Treason In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states' electorate.
Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real CrimeFelony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
Opinion: Who Is ALEC?In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.
Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.