According to the Michigan attorney general’s investigation, the group of Republicans sent false documents to the U.S. Capitol, claiming to be “the duly elected and qualified Electors” for Michigan, cast the state’s 16 electoral votes for Trump and then Vice President Mike Pence.
As it has since his election in 2016, Michigan has again played a prominent role with the ongoing saga of former President Donald Trump.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has charged 16 residents in the state in the investigation into a false electors scheme following the 2020 presidential election.
Democrats leading the Michigan House pushed through this week an $80.1 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget, topping Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s $79 billion proposal put forward in February.
Calling the alliance of disaffected Republicans and moderate Democrats “short-term triage,” a former leader of Michigan Republicans says he and other pro-democracy conservatives plan to form a new party and then challenge the state’s ban on what’s known as fusion voting.
Lawmakers on Thursday announced they are reintroducing laws they say will help fix Michigan’s broken process for sexual assault crimes.
A new report shows that a record number of LGBTQ+ people are now serving as elected officials across the country, including in Michigan, with many leaders inspired to fight against increased threats against LGBTQ+ rights.