Stories tagged: "lawsuit"

PLYMOUTH, MI  - APRIL 22: A sign displays "Open Carry Out Only" at a restaurant as the coronavirus pandemic continues on April 22, 2020 in Plymouth, Michigan. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a stay at home executive order for non-essential workers on March 24th and has banned all gatherings, public or private for the entire State due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)
Judge Refuses to Block Ban on Michigan Indoor Dining

Since patrons cannot wear masks as they eat and drink, a US district judge decided that indoor dining should remain closed in accordance with the governor’s order.

President Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump Is Suing Battleground States to Save Face. Michigan Women Are Suing Him, Too.

A new lawsuit led by Michigan voters and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization accuses President Trump of voter suppression in Detroit.

The ‘Pause,’ Election Lawsuits, and New Black Leaders: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Michiganders have been buzzing about Detroit’s vote this week. But do you know the story behind it? Quiz yourself!

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This LGBTQ Rights Ballot Drive Sued For More Time. A Michigan Judge Met Them Halfway.

Fair and Equal Michigan wants to strengthen Michigan civil rights law for LGBTQ folks, but COVID threw a wrench in their plans. Now, they’ll be able to make up for some lost time.

Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Republicans Say Michigan County Voter Registration Is Too High. So They’re Suing.

Officials from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office said the lawsuit uses debunked claims and bad statistics to delegitimize our elections.

People photograph the floodwaters of the Tittabawassee River that encroached on downtown Midland, Mich., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Floodwaters have overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people from communities in central Michigan. Families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered to leave home Tuesday evening, the second time in less than 24 hours. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
2 Lawsuits Have Been Filed In Mid-Michigan. They Say The Flooding Was Preventable.

A federal and a class action lawsuit have been filed on behalf of Michigan’s more than 11,000 displaced residents.

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Detroit’s Troubled School System Could See End Oppressive Environments But It’s Up To Gov. Whitmer.

How will Detroit Public Schools and its families bounce back after the pandemic? We’re exploring all the angles of what lies ahead.