A Michigan Supreme Court rule that goes into effect Jan. 1 will require judges and court staff to address attorneys and others appearing in court by their preferred pronouns, including they/them pronouns.
As Consumers Energy ponders the fate of its 13 hydropower dams, nearby residents push to keep them operational. But Consumers officials have said they won’t allow customers to absorb the $781 million cost of doing so.
A Detroit senator wants Michigan prison populations to be counted in the communities they’re from instead of prison locations. The change could make a big difference in how political districts are crafted, especially in rural areas.
Working class voters have helped tip presidential elections in Michigan, and that could happen again. Former President Trump is trying to recapture the magic that fueled his surprise Michigan victory in 2016.
Munson Healthcare, northern Michigan’s largest employer, will be limiting services at rural hospitals while boosting them in Traverse City. Officials cite staff shortages and rising patient demand for virtual options.