Ex-MSU president receiving $2.5M retirement payout

July 31, 2019
EAST LANSING — The former Michigan State University president accused of lying about her knowledge of allegations against sports doctor Larry Nassar is getting about $2.5 million as part of a retirement package and agreed not to sue the school. Read More

Special counsel: MSU stonewalled probe of its Nassar dealings

December 21, 2018
LANSING — An independent special counsel has accused Michigan State University of stonewalling his investigation into the school's handling of the sexual abuse scandal involving its disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar and called for "top-down cultural change" at the school. Read More

Communities suing state over water rules

December 14, 2018
DETROIT — Local governments and utilities are suing the state over its implementation of the nation's toughest drinking water rules for lead, saying they support strong action against public exposure to the toxin but find the new rules arbitrary and too costly for the communities left to foot the bill for the work to be done. Read More

Trump-backed John James wins GOP nomination for US Senate

August 8, 2018
LANSING — Michigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination yesterday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall. Read More

Study: Half of Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees work

December 12, 2017
ANN ARBOR — A study released this month finds roughly half of those enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid program since its expansion have jobs and another quarter who are unemployed are likely to be in poor health, raising concerns about potential work requirements for enrollees. Read More

5 facts about immigration in Michigan

December 1, 2014
President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration may protect millions of people illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. Here's a look at where immigration policies stand in Michigan: Read More

Study: 40 percent of working households don't make ends meet

September 1, 2014
A new study has found that 40 percent of Michigan households with at least one worker don't make enough money to meet basic survival needs. Read More

Failure: Lab spotlights the fall

May 26, 2014
An entrepreneur shared a story about how he had failed as a father, husband and businessman. Read More

State allows insurers to renew canceled health policies

November 25, 2013
LANSING — Michigan will heed President Barack Obama's call to allow state health insurers to extend policies that fail to meet requirements of the federal health care overhaul. Read More

Workers rally for increase in Michigan minimum wage

September 2, 2013
DETROIT — A recurring call to raise the minimum wage has returned in the run up to Labor Day, in the form of national rallies and a new report that finds Michigan ranks second to worst among states for wage growth during the past 30 years. Read More