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Ground-breaking energy legislation sets Michigan on new course for secure, reliable energy future

Ground-breaking energy legislation sets Michigan on new course for secure, reliable energy future

LANSING, MI – Michigan’s new energy laws, Public Act 341 and Public Act 342, take effect today and uniquely position the state to adapt to market forces while removing barriers to a greener and more secure energy future. “I’m excited for this landmark legislation to go into effect,” Gov. Rick Snyder said. “Giving residents cleaner, […]

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, Michigan’s first blind legislator

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, Michigan’s first blind legislator

LANSING, MI – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday, April 3, within the state Capitol complex in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, who died March 30, 2017. “Robert will always be remembered for the many ways he served Michigan and I send my deepest […]

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade asked to Step Down at Trump Administration’s Request

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade asked to Step Down at Trump Administration’s Request

DETROIT, MI – U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade will be resigning at the request of the Trump Administration. Barbara McQuade serves as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan. 46 federal prosecutors were asked to resign by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, March 10th, 2017.  This is something that is very typical when […]

Yemeni Americans Against Muslim 2.0 Hold Rallies in Multiple Cities Across America

Yemeni Americans Against Muslim 2.0 Hold Rallies in Multiple Cities Across America

DEARBORN, MI – Across the country, Yemeni Americans and allied civil rights communities are gathering in protest of the second iteration of the Muslim Ban. The Ban, which was signed into order by President Trump on Monday, will have immediate ramifications not only for international travelers, but for all Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, Sikh, and […]

Bureau of Elections releases Detroit precinct audit findings

Bureau of Elections releases Detroit precinct audit findings

DETROIT, MI – The Michigan Bureau of Elections today released its audit findings for 136 Detroit precincts from the Nov. 8, 2016 general election, largely finding that human error, not illegal activity, resulted in mismatches between the number of ballots and recorded voters. Elections staff found no evidence of pervasive voter fraud or that widespread voting […]

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