Tag: Michigan state government

Ex-Detroit chief Craig launches Michigan governor campaign

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LANSING, Mich. — Republican ex-Detroit police chief James Craig launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan's first Black governor with...

FBI agent in investigation of Whitmer kidnap plot is charged

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — An FBI agent who testified about an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing an assault charge,...

Trump lawyers might be penalized over Michigan election case

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DETROIT — A federal judge is considering whether to order financial penalties or other sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump's lawyers who...

Athletes abused by late doctor demand U-Michigan probe

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Former athletes on Wednesday urged the University of Michigan's governing board to launch a full investigation of sexual abuse committed...

Michigan Republicans pass bills to add voter ID requirements

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LANSING, Mich. — Republicans who control the Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would mandate a photo ID to vote in person and add...

U-Michigan won’t drop GOP donor’s name over ‘witches’ remark

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DETROIT — The University of Michigan will keep the name of a prominent Michigan Republican on a campus building despite his description of Gov....

State orders unregistered facility to halt cremations

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YPSILANTI, Mich. — State licensing officials have ordered a southeastern Michigan company to stop performing cremations after an anonymous complaint of improperly stored bodies,...

AP Interview: Michigan official warns of democracy threats

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LANSING, Michigan — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson serves as the chief election official in Michigan, working alongside nearly 1,700 local officials who administer...

Whitmer administration rescinds rule she violated at bar

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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Monday rescinded a rule that limits restaurant tables to no more than six people, a...

Michigan governor apologizes for social distancing blunder

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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer apologized Sunday after apparently violating state-mandated social distancing guidelines at an East Lansing bar and grill. ...