At an event on Saturday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib responds to her tweet earlier this week, calling to abolish policing in communities.
The bill, commonly referred to as H.R. 40, was first introduced by former Michigan Congressman John Conyers back in 1989. It's been introduced into the House every year since then.
Caption: GOP State lawmakers push to fund probe into Gov. Whitmer's Covid-19 policies and nursing home deaths. Oakland Co. Prosecutor Karen McDonald and Sen. Aric Nesbitt (R-MI) debate on Let it Rip Weekend.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed another budget plan from the Michigan legislature over an impasse of emergency powers she's used to lift and enact restrictions during the pandemic.
A northern Michigan County will count the ballots for its next election by hand instead of using its voting machines. The Dominion-owned machines received heavy, but wrongly-placed criticism over issues in the vote count during the 2020 election.
Voting experts say the decline is due to extensive voter education campaigns, work by volunteers to help find voters and fix ballot issues, and efforts to make absentee voting easier.
In a Sunday conversation with Fox 2, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan conveyed the message that when it comes to dispersing the more than $10 Billion in federal Covid 19 stimulus money, she’s hopeful both Republicans and Democrats in the State can work together.
Michigan's delay of hundreds of millions of federally-approved dollars intended for schools has been stretched for months over disagreements between the governor and GOP lawmakers
An estimated 200,000 one-time drunken driving offenders can ask a judge to set aside their convictions, under the bill. A previous version of the bill secured widespread support in the legislature but was vetoed by the governor for an unknown reason.
The disclosure from the Michigan legislature follows intense criticism of the governor for two high-end payments to former public employees who left the job.
House Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
More than 250 audits reaffirmed the state's election results, including vote totals in both Antrim and Wayne counties - the source of a vast amount of misinformation about the 2020 election in Michigan.
Michigan is one of just two states that exempt the governor's office and the legislature from open-records requests. Efforts to end exemptions have died in the state Senate in recent years.
Myron Ragsdale of 4th & Main media creates "Info Vote" to try and boost voter turnout among black millennials
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced charges against two men for making threatening phone calls to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Representative Elissa Slotkin and a circuit court judge all connected to the 2020 Election.
Lee Chatfield, who served in the Michigan legislature for six years before taking a position with a Kalamazoo-based economic development corporation, stepped down over his criticisms of LGBT protections.
Dominion Voting Systems, an election-technology company, alleges defamation in the lawsuit and is seeking more than $1.3 billion in damages.
Amber McCann, Mike Shirkey's deputy chief of staff and press secretary who has worked with three GOP senate majority leaders will start work in the department's public information and education office.
There are several parts to the Democrat's plan including limiting how close to a polling place people can open carry. To make it happen, it will take work between both sides of the political aisle.
Mike Shirkey finds himself at the center of controversy after a video posted online filmed him describing the Capitol Riot on Jan. 6 a "hoax" and "all staged."