Stories tagged: "Michigan House"

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Voters Across Michigan Sing Different Tune Against Controversial Republican Candidates

Carol Glanville, a Democrat, won a staunchly red district against a candidate with a history of sharing offensive comments and disinformation. 

MI Rep. Fred Upton speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, May 3, 2017 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Michigan’s Longest Serving Congressman—Who Voted to Impeach Trump—Is Retiring

"Even the best stories have a last chapter. This is it for me," Rep. Fred Upton (St. Joseph) said on the House floor Tuesday morning.

Screenshot of Robert "RJ" Regan appearing as part of the Rescue Michigan Coalition's live panel
Michigan GOP Candidate Who Made Controversial Rape Remarks Has History of Sexist, Racist, and Anti-Semitic Comments

“Having three daughters, I tell my daughters ‘Well, if rape is inevitable, you should just lie back and enjoy it,’” Robert Regan said. Regan claims his controversial rape comments were a clumsy attempt to make an analogy about the folly of ending efforts to decertify the results of the 2020 election.

Two MDOT employees survey the damage on one of two North M-30 bridges on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Edenville Township north of Midland. After two days of heavy rain, the Edenville Dam failed and flood waters rushed south, ravaging the landscapre in its path. (Jake May/The Flint Journal, via AP)
7 Projects to Get Excited About in Gov. Whitmer’s Proposed Budget for Michigan

The budget proposal comes on the wings of a large surplus. With that money, bold new programs could bring teachers to Michigan and prevent floods.

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How 3 New Bills Attack Public Education For Michigan Families

Michigan Republicans are trying to pass education bills that put public money toward private schools. Here’s why that’s unconstitutional. 

Michigan progressives won re-election this year. Kyra Harris Bolden (top-left), Abraham Aiyash (top-right), Angela Witwer (bottom-left), Laurie Pohutsky (bottom-right) and Rashida Tlaib (center). Photos from their respective offices and the Associated Press.
Republicans Keep Legislative Control as Progressives Keep Influence in Michigan

Here's why progressive legislators will still be heard, even from the minority, as the balance of the Michigan Legislature remains unchanged following the Nov. 3 election.

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How Michigan Legislators Want to Protect People Returning to Work

Reps like Laurie Pohutsky are introducing legislation to protect the health, rights, and paychecks of Michigan workers returning to their jobs.