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...

MichMash: Whitmer Willing to Wield Veto Pen — Will She Break It Out for Vaping Regulations?

WDET Digital Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is wielding the power of the veto pen in Lansing. This week, she exercised a line-item...

MichMash: Dems Have Powerful New Tool In Negotiations at State Capitol

WDET Digital A bill allowing schools to break for the summer without having to make up for snow days missed...

MichMash: Will MI Supreme Court Offer Clarity on Minimum Wage, Sick Leave Laws?

WDET Digital The Michigan State Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about Michigan’s minimum wage and paid sick leave...

MichMash: Why Would Republicans Bother To Pass Bills Likely to Meet Veto?

WDET Digital Republicans in the state Legislature are moving forward on controversial bills that have little chance of being signed...

MichMash: Budget Burglary? More Claims of ‘Robbing Peter to Pay Paul’ at State Capitol

WDET Digital State lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are in the thick of budget negotiations. Whitmer’s road funding plan faces...

MichMash: Government Watchdogs Say Effort to Increase Transparency Falls Short

WDET Digital Michigan is one of the only states where the Legislature and the governor don’t have to respond to...

MichMash: Road Funding Debate Complicated by Urban-Rural Divide

WDET Digital The road funding debate is in full swing at the state Capitol. As part of the weekly series...

MichMash: Marijuana Could Once Again Be On Your Ballot in 2019

WDET Digital Recreational marijuana is now legal in Michigan. But some Michigan voters aren’t done casting ballots on cannabis issues....

MichMash: Whitmer Joins Growing Trend of Governing By Hashtag

WDET Digital Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used part of her first State of the State speech this week to get people talking...

MichMash Digs Into State of the State In Hour-Long Special

WDET Digital There will be a lot to unpack as soon as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer begins her first State of...

MichMash: Cracks Forming in Foundation of Bipartisanship in Lansing

WDET Digital We haven’t yet seen the full effects of divided government at the state Capitol. But Republican lawmakers are...