Colin Jackson is a reporter for Michigan Public Radio Network.

Advocates celebrate three years of Michigan expungement law

Over 280,000 Michiganders have seen misdemeanors and felonies removed from their records under the state’s “clean slate” law. That’s according...

Population report shows warning for Michigan’s future

Michigan’s population is expected to have about another decade of slow growth before eventually declining below current numbers by 2050....

Trump, Republicans talk border in Grand Rapids

Criticisms of the Biden administration’s immigration policies made up a major part of former President Donald Trump’s speech in Grand...

Trump to visit Grand Rapids Tuesday

Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to be in Grand Rapids Tuesday. The Kent County GOP says it will not...

Court OKs redistricting commission’s map for Detroit area House districts

A federal court last week approved a new plan for Michigan’s state House districts around metro Detroit. That’s after judges...

Medical school residents at Western Michigan University vote to unionize

Residents at a medical school associated with Western Michigan University have voted to unionize. The WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School...

Redistricting commission OKs raise, appoints new leadership

Michigan’s redistricting commission is once again raising its wages to 35% of the governor’s salary during the time it's redrawing state...

Bill package to revamp economic incentive programs pass Michigan Senate

The Michigan Senate wrapped up its last in-person day before its spring break this week by passing a flurry of economic development legislation....

Women in the workforce report shows slight progress, continued lags

Michigan women who work full time are earning only a little over 81% of what men make, on average. The pay...

Financial disclosure tool sparked by voter-approved amendment goes live

The public will soon be able to look through financial disclosure information for Michigan elected officials and candidates for office....

House Education Committee holds school safety hearing on the road

The Michigan House Education Committee met on the road Monday evening to discuss school safety. At the meeting at Sterling Heights High...

Daylight Saving debate hits Michigan Legislature

As Michiganders adjust to the “spring forward” daylight saving schedule that started on Sunday, some state lawmakers are working to...