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In Michigan, the PFAS levels in drinking water are not regulated, but rather fall under a federal “health advisory level” that isn’t enforceable in terms of court-mandated cleanup.

In an effort to halt the PFAS contamination of the Huron River from the operations of a wastewater treatment plant in Wixom, state legislators sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday.

Sam Bagnestos, a candidate for Michigan Supreme Court, talks about making the courts more progressive at Dana Thursday.

About 50 University of Michigan students and alumni welcomed Samuel Bagenstos, a Democratic nominee for a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court, to a College Democrats event Thursday night. Republicans have held control of the Michigan Supreme Court for most of the last two decades, and Bagenstos’ s

Though Marsh is currently Southpaw’s only paid staff member, the PAC has an advisory board of about 30 people from across the state.

Abdul El-Sayed, Democratic runner-up in the Michigan gubernatorial primary last month, announced Monday the launch of his new political action committee, Southpaw Michigan.

Senator Debbie Stabenow encourages voting and speaks on current issues at the Michigan League Wednesday morning.

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III joined Michigan Reps.

Last month’s Michigan state primary election saw a higher voter turnout rate than any primary election since 1978. The nearly 30 percent statewide voter turnout was up 6.7 percentage points since 2010, indicating Michiganders are more engaged with the midterm elections than in recent years.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer speaks to the College Democrats at Lorch Hall Monday.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and running mate Garlin Gilchrist spoke to more than 120 students Monday night at Lorch Hall during a special meeting of the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats.

The Michigan legislature voted today to adopt a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour.

The Michigan legislature voted today to adopt a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour, eliminate the

Gretchen Whitmer speaks during the Women's Convention at Cobo Center in Detroit in October, 2017, just months before being elected as the Democratic candidate for the 2018 gubernatorial race.

While you were away this summer, you may have missed some big stories from Ann Arbor. The Daily will be publishing recaps of the summer’s breaking news.

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The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, along with the Michigan State University chapter and the Michigan Federation of College Democrats, is suing the state over two of its voter ID and registration laws.