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Politics Jan 05Tlaib will run for newly redistricted Detroit-area seat
Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will seek reelection in a new Detroit-area seat created through redistricting, an announcement that came hours after fellow Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence said she will retire from Congress.
Politics Nov 25New maps spark debate over majority-minority districts
Lawmakers in several states are debating precisely how many Black voters are needed in a legislative district to ensure they can elect the representative they want.
Nation Oct 14Michigan governor orders urgent response to elevated lead levels in water
Thursday's directive came about a week after her administration urged people to use only bottled water for cooking and drinking. That came amid criticism of state and local officials' handling of the response.
Nation Jan 27States lift restrictions gradually amid fears of new coronavirus variant
While the easing could cause case rates to rise, health experts say it can work if done in a measured way.
Nation Jan 14WATCH: Michigan attorney general holds news conference on charges in Flint water crisis
The news conference is expected to start at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Nation Jan 14Ex-Michigan health chief charged with manslaughter in Flint
Michigan's former health director was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of nine people who got Legionnaires' disease during the Flint water crisis.
Health Jan 13Ex.-Michigan Gov. Snyder charged in Flint water crisis
Despite desperate pleas from residents holding jugs of discolored, skunky water, the Snyder administration took no significant action until a doctor reported elevated lead levels in children about 18 months later.
Politics Dec 14Michigan congressman leaves GOP over bid to overturn election
A retiring Michigan congressman is leaving the Republican Party and becoming an independent to protest efforts to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump.
Nation Dec 09Michigan will borrow $600 million for Flint water settlement
Under the bipartisan legislation up for a vote Wednesday, the loan from a state economic development fund would cost more than $1 billion to repay over 30 years — $35 million annually.
Politics Nov 23Michigan certifies Biden win despite Trump challenge
Allies of Trump and losing GOP Senate candidate John James had urged the panel to delay voting for two weeks to audit votes in heavily Democratic Wayne County, home to Detroit.