Detroit Today: The Democrats’ latest agenda in Lansing

After having a busy winter passing a flurry of bills related to gun control, LGBTQ rights and tax reform, what...

MichMash: Detroit Free Press conducted background checks on Michigan lawmakers

The controversies surrounding embattled U.S. Rep. George Santos — including those mentioned in a vulnerability report that was obtained by...

Detroit officials ‘devastated’ by lack of state funding for long-term psychiatric care and housing

Detroit failed to secure backing from Michigan’s record-breaking $81.7 billion 2024 budget for a long-term psychiatric care project officials pitched...

Whitmer signs bills to make carry-out cocktails permanent, allows alcohol sales at college stadiums

A provision to make alcohol more accessible to help Michigan bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic was made permanent....

MichMash: Reviewing the Michigan Legislature’s mid-2023 moves

 At the half way point of 2023 and right before Michigan lawmakers' summer break, we take a look at...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan Legislature approves nearly $1B in tax cuts

The Michigan Legislature approved $944 million in tax cut proposals Thursday night that will help lower taxes for one million...

MichMash: Michigan Legislature had a busy week, addressing everything from tax laws to abortion

In this week’s MichMash, host Cheyna Roth talks with Bridge Michigan’s Lauren Gibbons about the key issues in the Michigan...

Michigan Legislature passes $1 billion spending plan, sparking GOP criticism

Subscribe to MichMash on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, NPR.org or wherever you get your podcasts. In this episode:  House Appropriations Chairman Thomas Albert, R-Lowell, unexpectedly resigns from...

Breaking down the November ballot proposals

  Petition gatherers for ballot proposals to amend the state constitution have until Monday to turn in enough valid signatures...

Michigan lawmakers try to meet state budget deadline

Lawmakers working on the state budget are facing a July 1 deadline, and it looks like they’re going to take...

Detroit Evening Report, June 16, 2022: Organizers of Michigan ballot initiatives look to Legislature after missing deadline

Welcome to the Detroit Evening Report, a daily round-up of news that city residents need to know. Organizers behind three...

Detroit Evening Report, March 9, 2022: Legislature to vote on freezing Michigan gas tax

  Welcome to the Detroit Evening Report, a daily round-up of news that city residents need to know. The Republican-led...