Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has accepted a request from the Republican-led Senate Oversight Committee to investigate “those who have been utilizing misleading and false information” about the 2020 election “to raise money or publicity for their own ends.” And the state police are assisting.
“I pledge to be part of a respectful dialogue going forward and challenge my colleagues and others to do the same,” Regent Ron Weiser said at a board meeting Friday. The group censured his harsh words about Democratic and GOP leaders.
Four of six Republican House members from Michigan and 15 state legislators support a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump that seeks to overturn election results in four battleground states. Attorney General Dana Nessel says doing so would disenfranchise millions of voters.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says a Friday court order means she will no longer enforce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's emergency coronavirus orders. At least one local health department is issuing orders instead, but the Legislature is unlikely to adopt sweeping measures favored by the governor.
Michigan’s attorney general joined AGs in several states in suing U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over CARES Act dollars going to private schools. A DeVos spokesperson said the funding is intended for all students.
A group seeking to end mandatory minimum sentences is facing challenges from Michigan’s progressive governor and attorney general in it tries to get the issue on the November ballot. COVID-19 plays a pivotal role in the legal battle.
Ingham County Circuit Court Judge James Jamo orders Canadian oil company Enbridge to cease operations “as immediately as possible,” following reports last week of damage to the lake-bottom petroleum pipeline.