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Presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, and former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, both made campaign stops in Michigan Monday.

Two presidential hopefuls made their cases before Michigan voters for the first time on Monday as they seek the Democratic nomination for the nation’s highest office in 2020, preceding a rally for President Donald Trump planned for next week in Grand Rapids.

The newly signed John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act promotes conservation, recreation, historic preservation and cultural resource protection.

The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich) speaks at the Women's March On for Justice event held on the Diag Saturday afternoon.

Over 1,200 people gathered in the Diag for the Women March On for Justice early Saturday afternoon. Held the day after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 86th birthday, the theme honored Ginsburg and Women’s History Month.

Washtenaw County will no longer hold 17-year-olds charged with non-assault offenses in adult prisons.

Washtenaw County is now holding 17-year-olds charged with non-assault crimes in juvenile facilities rather than adult prisons while they await their trials.

Trump's budget plan risks loss of Great Lakes protection

 

 

 

HEADLINE: Trump's budget plan risks loss of Great Lakes protection

A large banner was hung on the East side of a smokestack on the University’s Central Power Plant Wednesday morning.

 Wednesday morning, a large banner was hung on the east side of a smokestack in the University of Michigan’s Central Power Plant, reading “Climate strike walkout 3/15”. It is currently unknown which group is responsible for making and displaying the sign.

Journalist and Knight-Wallace Fellow, Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, has recently received support from U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Fred Upton, R-Mich. with halting his deportation.

U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Fred Upton, R-Mich., have written a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement asking to halt the scheduled deportation of journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto, a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan.

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, NYU Professor of Law Barry Friedman, and Ford School PhD candidate Jessica Gillooly examine racial bias and call-driven policing during "911, What is your prejudice?" Policy Talk in Ford Thursday.

Thursday afternoon, the Ford School of Public Policy hosted a policy talk about racial bias and call-driven policing titled “911, What is your prejudice?” The event featured panelists who shared their thoughts on the topic and answered questions from the audience.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently issued a statement criticizing the Trump administration for limiting access to a variety of a family planning services.

On Friday, the Trump administration announced final changes to Title X family planning program, the federal grant program designed to pr