In mid-September, a lawsuit was filed against the State of Michigan on behalf of Detroit schoolchildren. The case seeks to establish literacy as a constitutional right, and Michigan is not interested, thanks.
In response to the overdue but increasing amounts of attention being paid to the lead-poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan governor Rick Snyder has released his emails relating to Flint from 2014 and 2015.
Gov. Robert Bentley of Alabama and Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas have both released statements claiming that their shitty states will not welcome Syrian refugees following the mid-November ISIS attacks on Paris, France. (Neither governor noted similar concern over the similar terrorist attacks in Beirut.)
Urghhhhh. Fancy meeting you here, HB5711. No big surprise, as it had already been predicted that this would come to pass, but yesterday Gov. Rick Snyder signed a severe abortion bill passed by the Michigan House earlier this month, which involves an OCD-level regulation of abortion facilities (e.g., if a clinic's…
While you were sleeping (shortly before 2 A.M. in the morning!), the lame-duck legislators in Michigan's House of Representatives passed HB 5711 by a 72-35 vote. HB 5711 is also known as:
Maybe he just wasn't ready to be the father of such a harsh ban. Michigan's Republican governor Rick Snyder has apparently asked, all hush-hush-like, that the most odious parts from the state's now-infamous new set of abortion restrictions be removed from consideration by the legislature — according to reports, a bill…
Yesterday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (pictured) signed into law a bill that would ban state employees from receiving domestic partner benefits. In an especially craven move, he cites financial concerns as a rationale for the ban.
Michigan is close to passing a ban on "partial-birth abortions," which is unnecessary both because the procedure is already banned at the federal level and because the term "partial-birth abortion" is inaccurate anyway.