As the Michigan legislature wrapped up session last month, many bills and legislative priorities were left untouched and undecided on, leaving key legislation "in limbo."
Protests broke out during Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s speech at the former Michigan Gov. Jim Blanchard’s annual public service forum Wednesday night, resulting in one arrest at the Kellogg Center, according to Michigan State Police and Public Safety Spokesperson Dana Whyte.
The American Freedom Law Center and Great Lakes Justice Center filed a 36-page lawsuit challenging Article I, § 28 of the Michigan constitution, also known as Proposal 3, on the anniversary of its passage, Nov. 8th.
The Equality Act seeks to amend current longstanding legislation in order to fill that gap by amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections against discrimination when it comes to employment, housing, education, the jury system, federally funded programs, credit and public accommodations and facilities. Michigan representatives are some of the sponsors of this amendment.
Following the passage of the Clean Energy Package, climate advocates question if it accomplishes enough
Many climate activists do not think that the Clean Energy Package does enough to combat the current climate crisis, especially following negotiations that undermined many of the provisions.