Utah gay couple seeking parenting rights join suit
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? A federal judge's decision to overturn Utah's same-sex marriage ban allowed Matthew...
 

Court: Gay juror was taken off panel improperly
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that potential jurors may not be removed from...
 

ACLU sues Utah for not recognizing gay marriages
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Utah over the issue of...
 

Justices weigh anonymous tips in traffic stops
There were no sound effects and certainly no cameras on hand when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia...
 

Justices hear appeal over 'Raging Bull'
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court was pondering Tuesday whether the daughter of the man whose work...
 

Court debates union fees for nonunion workers
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court will decide whether making nonunion home health care workers in Illinois...
 

High court stays out of Conn. layoff case
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland...
 

Supreme Court upholds Hawaii reapportionment
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court has upheld Hawaii's reapportionment plan that leaves out some military...
 

Court ruling due on child porn victim restitution
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle were captured on camera and widely traded...
 

Delicate path for gay marriage in red states
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? Hours after federal judges struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma,...
 
 
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U.S. Congressional News


Obamacare insurance switch 'not fair'
"No system is perfect, but this is unacceptable," Fruitport Township mother Jackie Derby said.
 

House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

Shutdown impacts services in Kent County
One organization that provides aid for Kent County residents is already being impacted.
 

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White House News


Obama seeks changes to NSA spy programs
President Barack Obama on Friday called for ending the government's control of phone data from hundreds of millions of Americans.
 

'Obamacare' scams already reported
The BBB has already received hundreds of calls of scams connected to the Affordable Care Act.
 

$100M federal grants to help Detroit
The city is moving through the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
 

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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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Michigan (change)

 
Michigan is governed as a republic, with three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. The state also allows direct participation of the electorate by initiative, referendum, recall, and ratification.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Rick Snyder
Lieutenant Governor: Brian Calley
Attorney General: Bill Schuette
Secretary of State: Ruth Johnson

Contacting the White House and Congress

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