by Zack Ford Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
A bill enabling anti-LGBT discrimination is advancing; bills protecting LGBT people fro discrimination haven't yet seen the light of day.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on December 2, 2014 Updated: December 3, 2014
"Elected officials are trying to determine the outcome of the next election before we even know who the candidates are," Sharon Dolente with the Michigan Election Coalition told ThinkProgress.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Last week, Michigan state Rep. Pete Lund revealed a plan that would rig the Electoral College to ensure Republican victories in 2016 and beyond if it were enacted in a sufficient number of states.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on November 16, 2014 Updated: November 17, 2014
In light of recent events, moreover, it is no longer clear that the justices are unwilling to yank rights away from people who have previously enjoyed them.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 13, 2014
Michigan is considering updating its nondiscrimination protections, but only for people who identify as gay, lesbian, and bisexual — not transgender.
by Zack Ford Posted on November 12, 2014
The state of Michigan sought to discriminate against same-sex couples by denying them domestic partner benefits.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: October 31, 2014
Fred Upton, the Republican Congressman from Michigan and chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, is in danger of losing his seat to a climate-supporting professor.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 9, 2014 Updated: October 20, 2014
State Reps. Tom McMillin (R), Ken Goike (R) and Ray Franz (R) introduced a bill earlier this month to repeal Michigan's renewable portfolio standard.
“Well, I am a scientist,” Rep. Dan Benishek (R-MI) said recently. "I don’t see any peer-reviewed science that proves there is man-made catastrophic climate change.”
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
Michigan residents aren't happy about a proposed natural gas pipeline running through their properties, and they aren't letting work on the pipeline begin without a fight.