Stories tagged: "Dana Nessel"


In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
AG Nessel: Trump’s ‘Vote Twice’ Advice Is Very, Very Illegal

"Don't try this at home. I will prosecute you," warns Michigan's top law enforcement official.

Sec. of State Benson and Attorney General Nessel. Photos via the Associated Press.
Michigan’s New Intimidating Robocalls Are Part of a Long History of Racist Voter Suppression

Robocalls are spreading false information about mail-in voting ahead of the election. Here’s what Michigan’s leaders are doing to stop it.

AG Dana Nessel and Sen. Gary Peters. Photos courtesy their offices.
No, the USPS Isn’t Safe Yet — And Michigan’s Investigation Still Matters

Michigan's Sen. Gary Peters and AG Dana Nessel are both pursuing investigations into the Postal Service, while the Postmaster General delays policies that have been causing mail to slow down.

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, is escorted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Post Office has lost money for years, though advocates note it’s a government service rather than a profit-maximizing business. In June, President Donald Trump appointed DeJoy, a Republican donor and logistics company executive, as the country's new postmaster general and tasked him with trying to make the postal service more profitable.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
BREAKING: Michigan AG Dana Nessel Sues Postmaster General Over Voter Disenfranchisement

The lawsuit aims to hold the Postmaster General Louis DeJoy accountable for postal delays and risks to the right to vote by mail.

In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel attends an event in Clawson, Mich. A Michigan judge has struck down a new requirement that makes it harder to initiate ballot drives by limiting the number of signatures that can be counted from a single congressional district. Nessel previously said the 15% limit and other portions of the law are unconstitutional. State election officials are complying with her opinion, but appellate courts will have the final say. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File)
Michigan Nursing Homes Not Following COVID Safety Measures Face 90 Days in Jail

Attorney General Dana Nessel will be prosecuting nursing homes and long-term care facilities that refuse executive orders on coronavirus safety.

President Trump has targeted Michigan’s trifecta of female leaders ahead of the 2020 presidential election, picking fights over everything from coronavirus response to voting rights. Clockwise from top left: Attorney General Dana Nessel (AP Photo/Paul Sancya File); Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo via Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Office); Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (Photo via Facebook); President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump vs. the Women Who Lead Michigan: What We Learned From the Recent NYT Article

The New York Times explores whether Trump’s targeted attacks on Michigan’s women leaders are a calculated campaign or just more sexism (or maybe a little bit of both). We have the highlights.

Attorney General Dana Nessel and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will square off in court over Trump Administration policy about education funding. Photos by  AP.
Betsy DeVos Tried to Direct COVID Money Away From Public Schools. Michigan’s AG Sued Her for It.

Attorney General Dana Nessel is leading a coalition of six states in suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, alleging a misuse of coronavirus relief funds on private schools.