Stories tagged: "Dana Nessel"


Republican Attorney General Candidate Matt DePerno speaks at an event on the State Capitol lawn following the GOP Nominating Convention. ('Gander Newsroom/Kyle Kaminski)
Special Prosecutor Will Probe GOP Attorney General Candidate as ‘Prime Instigator’ of Election Machine Tampering Scheme

Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson has been selected as the special prosecutor who will decide whether or not Republican attorney general candidate Matt DePerno will face any criminal charges for allegedly tampering with voting machines after the 2020 election in Michigan.

Abortion rights protesters attend a rally outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michiganders Will Have the Chance to Vote on Reproductive Freedom in November After High Court Ruling

All Michiganders who are registered to vote—not just politicians and judges—will decide whether reproductive freedoms are constitutionally protected in the state at the General Election on Nov. 8.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan collect signatures for the "Reproductive Freedom for All" ballot initiative at a protest after the draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked. (Source: PPAM Facebook)
Michigan Panel Recommends Abortion Proposal for November Ballot

Michigan's Bureau of Elections recommended that the state's election board give final approval to a ballot initiative seeking to enshrine abortion rights into the state Constitution.

FILE PHOTO: A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, early Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the draft Politico posted, which if verified marks a shocking revelation of the high court's secretive deliberation process, particularly before a case is formally decided. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
‘It Doesn’t Matter What County You Live in Now’: Abortion is Legal Across Michigan

A judge's Friday ruling prevents county prosecutors in Michigan from charging abortion providers with felonies. It's expected to hold until voters can decide.

In this Oct. 8, 2019 file photo, supporters of LGBT rights stage a protest on the street in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Michigan Supreme Court: Anti-Discrimination Law Protects LGBTQ+

In a key ruling, the state's anti-discrimination law was extended to also include formal protections based on sexual orientation.

The Michigan State Capitol. (flickr/sugarfrizz)
Bomb Threat at State Capitol Nets One-Year Jail Sentence for Michigan Man

A man who admitted to calling in a bomb threat at the Michigan Capitol was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail.

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon stands next to former President Donald Trump. (Tudor Dixon via Facebook)
Tudor Dixon on the Issues: Forced Birth, Bigotry and the Big Lie

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon bills herself as a “political outsider” who will make the state more friendly to families and business, but in many ways, her priorities may threaten to make Michigan less welcoming.