Whitmer Criticizes Lawmakers For 'Vacation' Without Budget DealWithout a deal to fund state services or spend more to fix the roads, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is criticizing the Republican-led Legislature for taking a "vacation."
Fight Over Private School Aid To Be Heard In Michigan Supreme CourtA major lower court decision allowing Michigan tax dollars to flow to private schools will now be in the Michigan Supreme Court.
Governor Whitmer Requests Increased Great Lakes FundingGovernor Whitmer recently issued a request to Congress to increase the funding towards the Great Lakes in Michigan.
Anti-ICE Graffiti Discovered At Michigan GOP HeadquartersState party officials discovered anti-government graffiti painted on the Michigan Republican Party headquarters Saturday evening.
Governor Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Juneteenth CelebrationGovernor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation declaring June 19th as Juneteenth Celebration Day in Michigan. Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when slavery was abolished in the United States.
Michigan Matters: Mackinac Focus and the State of EducationOn this week’s Michigan Matters…From fixing our roads, to education, to looking ahead to Election 2020, what issues resonated with leaders at the Mackinac Policy conference?
Whitmer Signs Executive Order In Efforts To Cut Lake Erie Nutrient PollutionGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Thursday ordering Michigan agencies to step up efforts to reduce phosphorus pollution and otherwise improve water quality in Lake Erie.
House Approves Bills To Add Mandatory Reporters After Nassar Scandal, Heads To SenateThe House approved bills in Michigan Wednesday that would add athletic trainers and physical therapists to the state's list of mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal.
Whitmer Expected To Sign Mackinac Island Drone BillRules to restrict the use of drones under legislation on Mackinac Island is heading to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office.
Michigan Matters: Region Gears Up to Bid on NFL Draft, NCAA Final Four and Other Sporting Events!On this week's Michigan Matters, Carol Cain hosted a panel of prominent figures in Detroit sports. Join Carol Cain, Rod Wood, Denise Ilitch, and Bud Denker for the Detroit Free Press Breakfast Club.
Michigan House Budget Bars Spending On New Bridge Between Detroit, CanadaSpending money on a new bridge between Detroit and Canada may be prohibited by Republicans who control the Michigan House.
Whitmer Signs Executive Order To Encourage Accurate Census CountGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order aimed at encouraging an accurate census in Michigan next year.
Michigan Spending Bill Nearing Approval To Combat Lead, Abusive ClergyA spending bill is nearing legislative approval to fight against lead in Michigan drinking water systems and investigate sexual assaults by clergy.
Whitmer Seeks Federal Aid After Wayne County FloodingThe Federal Emergency Management Agency is reviewing a request made by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asking President Donald Trump to declare a major disaster for the state.
Police Chief Says Neo-Nazis Wanted Charlottesville #2 At Gay Pride Event in DetroitDetroit police officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark "Charlottesville No. 2" during a gay pride festival over the weekend, the city's police chief said Monday.