by Alice Ollstein Dec 2, 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 Nov 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 Nov 16, 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 Nov 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 Nov 12, 2014
The state of Michigan sought to discriminate against same-sex couples by denying them domestic partner benefits.
by Ari Phillips Oct 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 Oct 9, 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 Oct 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.
by Jeff Spross Oct 2, 2014
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder may be about to lead a green energy boom in his state without ever admitting humans cause climate change. Other politicians may soon try the same route.