Colin Jackson is a reporter for Michigan Public Radio Network.

Michigan joins in on nationwide settlement with Google  

Michigan is taking part in a new $700 million settlement with Google over alleged anti-competitive behavior in its Google Play...

Supporters: Language access bills a potential ‘gamechanger’

Michigan bills awaiting the governor’s signature would require government agencies to provide language-access services for people with limited English proficiency....

Plaintiff, redistrict commission lawyers project confidence after redistricting lawsuit trial

Both sides of a lawsuit over Michigan’s legislative district maps projected confidence Monday as attorneys prepared their post-trial briefs. The...

Senate sends Reproductive Health Act bills to governor

Michigan bills known as the Reproductive Health Act could soon be on their way to the governor. The legislation aims...

Revised clean energy package passes Michigan House

Legislation aimed at lowering Michigan’s energy-related greenhouse gas emissions passed the Michigan House of Representatives last week. After around 13...

Budget bills sent to Whitmer; billions held back for possible tax cuts

After a session that stretched late into the early morning, the Michigan Legislature on Friday approved a record-breaking budget for...

Submission deadline approaches for initiative petitions

The submission deadline for initiative petitions to get on Michigan’s November ballot is Wednesday. That means time is running out...

Michigan Senate passes fuel tax pause bills

A suspension of Michigan taxes on motor fuel passed the state Senate Thursday. Speaking ahead of voting on the legislation, State Sen....

Michigan Parent Alliance for Safe Schools seeks return to mask wearing, other safety measures

A Michigan organization is asking for a return to masking in schools. The request is part of a list of demands from...

Whitmer weighs in on fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya

  Grand Rapids Police released the name Monday of the officer who was captured on video fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya...

State Democratic leader introduces competing gas relief plan

  Legislation introduced this week in the Michigan Senate would suspend sales tax collection on fuel through the end of...

Michigan Democratic legislators to announce gun storage bill package

Michigan Democratic legislators said Monday that they plan to introduce a bill package designed to encourage safe firearm storage. Sponsors...