Ramon Ward was released Thursday after serving 25 years for a double murder he didn’t commit. His exoneration followed a review by prosecutors, one of several steps the state is taking to right past wrongs.
Democratic presidential hopefuls have big goals for electric vehicle production in their efforts to combat climate change. Michigan automakers are unlikely to meet those timetables, though, and unions fear electric vehicles could kill jobs.
Democratic presidential candidates want to ensure that all new light vehicles sold in the United States emit no carbon as soon as 2030. Read their plans for how to get there.
Presidential candidates and Michigan regulators want big investments in battery charging infrastructure, which remains a key hurdle to electric car sales. Last year, just 2 percent of U.S. car sales were electric vehicles.
A new ad thanks freshman U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin for fighting PFAS. While mostly accurate, the ad leaves out a few details, Fact Squad finds.
Michigan has more than 447 bridges that are in rough shape. The piece of concrete that fell and injured a driver in Lansing on Thursday wasn’t one of them, compounding fears of crumbling infrastructure.
Bills approved Thursday would make it easier to add new psychiatric beds and build hospitals. The measure dropped language impacting rural hospitals and some outpatient heart procedures.
A Democratic super PAC hopes to strike down state rules barring transportation to polls and help delivering absentee ballots. Republicans say they have an interest in stopping that.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s decision not to allow a category for Middle Eastern North African in this year’s count is the latest in a long history of controversies involving race.
The new coronavirus is claiming hundreds of lives and infecting thousands more, threatening to become a pandemic. Here are the latest updates from the Bridge Health Watch team.
Citing a Bridge Magazine article, Sanders calls water shutoffs a ‘moral outrage.’ City officials say they want to expand relief efforts for thousands of impoverished residents with no running water.
Clerks fear an uptick in absentee ballots will mean late nights and delayed election results, but a leading lawmaker says proposed solutions won’t move.
Robert McMahan says universities must change, or companies are going to stop buying what they’re selling. Kettering graduates produce the highest return on financial investment of any Michigan university.