• Michigan Gov. seeks AG opinion on legality of commissions

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer has requested a legal opinion from Attorney General Dana Nessel regarding the legality of the Environmental Rules Review Committee and the Environmental Permit Review Commission. “From high lead levels to PFAS contamination to foul-smelling emissions, the people of Michigan have faced increasing threats to our drinking water, air, the Great Lakes, and…

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  • Legislation would award Aretha Franklin Congressional Medal

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), as well as Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) introduced bicameral legislation to posthumously award the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her outstanding artistic and cultural contributions. The legislation was originally introduced in August 2018 in the wake of Franklin’s passing. The…

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