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Hall, Tate, Xiong, McFall Facing Primaries; Bezotte Explains Switcheroo
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The leaders of the House Democratic and Republican caucuses are among the many incumbents facing primaries in August, though the level of seriousness will vary widely.

Bezotte Files For Reelection After Endorsing Another Republican
Monday, April 22, 2024

Rep. Bob Bezotte filed for reelection in the 50th House District after earlier announcing he would not run again and endorsing a different Republican for the seat.

New Tax-Form Check Box Boosts Michigan Organ Donor Registry
Friday, April 19, 2024

Being asked if our organs can be reused after we die can feel morbid.

Redistricting Special Master: Equal Protection Issues Fixed In '24 Redraw
Monday, March 18, 2024

The court-ordered remedy map drawn by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission addresses the race-related concerns of a federal three-judge panel that threw out the group's first crack at redrawing Michigan's political lines in 2022.

Detroit Plaintiffs Object To Redistricting Remedy Map
Monday, March 11, 2024

The Detroit plaintiffs who won a lawsuit against the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission said in a recent court filing that the remedy map adopted late last month would continue to violate the U.S. Constitution because it prejudices Black voters and favors incumbents under a racially gerrymandered plan already struck down by the court.

Detroit-Area Dems In Redrawn Districts Are Ready To Roll Despite Changes
Friday, March 1, 2024

Detroit-area House Democrats who would see significant changes in districts redrawn this week by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission said in interviews that the new lines were surprising and somewhat disappointing, but they were ready to roll in terms of outreach in communities they don't currently represent.

Final Redistricting Map Could Mean Big Changes For Some Incumbents
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Members of the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission on Wednesday voted to adopt a Detroit House district remedy map for court approval, and days ahead of the federal three-judge panel's March 1 deadline.

Foster Care Education Bills Signed By Whitmer
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Two bills requiring more information and a review of foster children in the state's education system were signed into law on Tuesday by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Testimony Heard By Senators On Foster Care Youth Education Standards
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Education requirements would be put in place for children placed in foster care under a trio of bills heard before a Senate panel Tuesday, a move supporters said is needed to help improve graduation rates and standards for foster children.

Redistricting: Another Detroit House Map Done Before In-Person Meetings
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Another idea of how to redraw Detroit's non-compliant House districts emerged Thursday before the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission meets in the city for two weeks of in-person meetings.

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