Michigan GOP Governor Hopefuls Off Ballot, Court Fight NextTwo leading contenders for the GOP nomination for Michigan governor could be ruled ineligible for the primary ballot on Thursday, after the state's elections bureau said they didn't file enough valid petition signatures to qualify for the August contest.
Dem Carol Glanville Wins Michigan Seat After GOP Candidate's Rape CommentsA Democratic legislative candidate in Michigan won a special election for a heavily Republican seat over a GOP opponent who made controversial comments about rape, Russia’s war in Ukraine and other issues, narrowing Republicans’ state House majority.
Michigan Matters: Helping Veterans & Honoring America’s Fallen HeroesSenior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks with Cong. Peter Meijer, who served in Iraq, about helping veterans, and his brief and turbulent time in Washington.
House GOP Plan: $80M More For Police, Including To RecruitMichigan lawmakers proposed an $80 million funding increase for law enforcement, including $47 million to help recruit and retain officers at a time the profession has been “beaten down” by anti-police sentiment.
Michigan Board Censures GOP Regent For ‘Witches’ CommentThe University of Michigan’s governing board on Friday censured a Republican regent who called the state’s female Democratic leaders “witches” whom the GOP would prepare for a “burning at the stake” in the 2022 election.
GOP Chair Apologizes For Calling Gov. Whitmer, Others 'Witches'Michigan Republican Chairman Ron Weiser has apologized for comments calling the three highest-ranking elected female leaders in the state “witches” who should be “ready for the burning at the stake.”
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.
Michigan Republican Lawmaker Is 'Strongly Considering' Impeaching TrumpMichigan GOP Rep. Peter Meijer said Monday evening he is "strongly considering" voting to impeach President Donald Trump following last week's riot at the US Capitol.
President Trump Invites Michigan GOP Leaders To White HousePresident Donald Trump summoned Michigan's Republican legislative leaders to the White House for a meeting Friday amid a longshot GOP push to overturn the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state.
GOP Leaders Want Whitmer To Weaken Her Budget PowersRepublicans who control Michigan's Legislature say the state budget will not be resolved until Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer agrees to restrict her unilateral power to shift money within departments.
Ballot Group, GOP Leaders Discuss Lengthening Term LimitsA ballot group that helped overhaul Michigan's redistricting process has discussed lengthening legislative term limits with Republicans who control the Legislature.
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.
Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, A Vocal Trump Critic Announces He Is Quitting The GOPThe only Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, said said Thursday he is leaving the GOP.
Snyder Signs Bills To Delay, Scale Back Minimum Wage And Paid Sick Leave Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers.
Famed Bunny Ranch Owner, And GOP Legislative Candidate Dennis Hof Dead At 72Nevada law enforcement says brothel owner who starred in HBO show and GOP legislative candidate Dennis Hof has died.