Pure Michigan Isn’t Quite Dead After Gov. Whitmer Veto… Yet

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has eliminated funding for Pure Michigan. It was one of 147 line-item vetoes Whitmer made before signing...

In State Budget Haggling, Anti-Gerrymandering Commission Comes Up Short

The October 1 deadline to pass a state budget and avoid a partial government shutdown is tomorrow. As lawmakers scrambled...

Can Governor Ban Flavored Vaping Products Without Lawmakers? Attorney General Says Yes

WDET Digital Supporters of the vaping industry in Michigan are threatening legal action over a plan to ban flavored vaping...

Prosecutors Might Be Running Out Of Time To File Charges In Flint Water Crisis

WDET Digital April of next year marks the six-year anniversary of the start of the Flint Water Crisis. That’s significant, because...

Michigan Budget, Road Funding Impasse Has Big Impact on State Workers and Schools

WDET Digital State lawmakers are back to work after their summer break. The clock is ticking to get a state...

Weed Shop Laws Go Up in Smoke, But Supporters Say Relax

WDET Digital Last week's elections didn't have a lot of blockbuster races or questions that dominated headlines in Michigan. But...

2020 Presidential Hullabaloo Eclipsing Upcoming Local Elections in Michigan

WDET Digital Democratic candidates for president in 2020 descended on Michigan for the second round of debates in Detroit this...

Here’s Where Michigan’s Redistricting Effort Stands After SCOTUS Gerrymandering Ruling

WDET Digital The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down some controversial rulings – especially when it comes to partisan gerrymandering....

As Scandal-Plagued Rep. Inman Stays Away, Fall-Out Reaches Lobbyists, Constituents

WDET Digital A Republican state lawmaker faces federal charges of bribery, extortion and lying to the FBI. Representative Larry Inman is...

MichMash: Former Lt. Gov. Calley On Why Mackinac Matters

WDET Digital Mackinac Island — fudge, bicycles, horses, and thousands of schmoozing bigwigs.  That last part is applicable at least...

MichMash: Whitmer Strikes Historic Deal on Auto Insurance. What Will It Cost Her?

WDET Digital Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican leaders at the state Capitol have struck a deal on auto no-fault. They promise...

MichMash: Abortion Procedure Ban Could Become Law Despite Whitmer’s Opposition

WDET Digital Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has vowed to veto controversial anti-abortion legislation if it reaches her desk. The House and...