Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday filed an appeal to an Ingham District Court judge's order granting news media access to warrants in the ongoing investigation against former House Speaker Lee Chatfield, court records show.
The Parole Board on Friday said it has reconsidered its decision to grant an inmate parole after Attorney General Dana Nessel filed an appeal to keep the man – convicted of assault, rape and kidnapping in 1993 – housed within the Department of Corrections.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer called for action from the Democratic-controlled Legislature on firearms legislation, saying that after years of inactivity on the issue in both chambers, the time to reduce gun violence is now.
Former Flint Township Clerk Kathy Funk pleaded no contest to a count of misconduct in office, a five-year felony, in Genesee Circuit Court on Wednesday.
Two years after a ban on the open carry of firearms inside the Capitol building, the policy on weapons inside the building or the implementation of additional security measures could be revisited.
The Department of Attorney General on Monday announced that the judge overseeing the settlement in the ongoing Unemployment Insurance Agency fraud litigation recently certified the settlement class and appointed several attorneys as counsel for the class.
Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a press call held Friday that her department was reopening its investigation into a set of false electors who had planned to appear as a slate of alternates had former President Donald Trump been successful in his play to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election – plans aided by a chaotic U.S. Capitol insurrection two years ago on January 6, 2021.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow's career of glass-ceiling shattering firsts culminating as Michigan's first woman elected to the U.S. Senate will end after 50 years with her announcement Thursday she would not seek a fifth term in 2024.
It's a new day in Lansing as Governor Gretchen Whitmer has a Democratic majorities in the Legislature to work with, and during her inauguration Sunday she touched on policy proposals that certainly wouldn't have moved under previous Republican control.