Stories tagged: "Michigan Court of Claims"


Voters in November could get an opportunity to add abortion rights to the state constitution.
Court Shuts Down Lawmakers Amid Abortion Fight in Michigan

A decision from a three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals means that abortion is still fully legal in all 83 counties across Michigan.

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Court Ruling Could Spike Minimum Hourly Wage to $12 in Michigan for Most Workers. Here Are The Details.

If a judge’s decision survives appeals, tipped and untipped workers would be set to receive $12 an hour for minimum wage.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
Misinformation Spreads Amid Legal Battle for Reproductive Freedom

Citing “confusion” over the legality abortions in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked the state Supreme Court to weigh in—and quickly.

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A Look at the Petition to Guarantee Reproductive Freedom for Michiganders

While court battles wage over the future of abortion access, a petition could put that right to a majority vote of the people.

Natalie Johnson and Megan Oswalt tried to get married at a wedding venue in southern Michigan. The venue said no.
Michiganders Can Still Be Evicted for Being LBGTQ. Here’s How to Change That.

They started out fighting for their dream wedding, but ended up with a court ruling that made LGBTQ Michiganders vulnerable to evictions.

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 Businesses Can Legally Discriminate Against LGBTQ Customers—for Now

Rouch World's discrimination against LGBTQ patrons being upheld by a Michigan court is a step toward ending LGBTQ discrimination. Here's why.

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump’s Lawsuit to Stop Michigan’s Vote Was Just Thrown Out. This is Why.

President Trump's attempt to block Michigan from counting votes was tossed out by the court. Here’s what Judge Cynthia Stephens said about his lawsuit.