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A federal judge has ruled two Michigan lawmakers must surrender to Tesla Motors Inc. records of their communications with lobbyists over a law barring the electric car maker from selling directly to customers.

Facebook page of Dana Nessel

Civil-rights attorney Dana Nessel will run for state Attorney General. Two years ago, Nessel stood in a small park in Ann Arbor to celebrate the same sex marriage decision of the US Supreme Court. Nessel was an attorney for the Michigan couple in the case.

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
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Democratic lawmakers in Lansing say the Attorney General is doing too little, too late.

Downtown Grand Rapids
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Eleven former employees are charged with falsifying records at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans.


Michigan’s Attorney General has weighed in on the school mascot issue.

AG Bill Schuette
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Attorney General Bill Schuette says the Michigan school superintendent doesn't have authority to cut off tax dollars to districts with American Indian mascots or logos. 

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The attorney general on Thursday called for shutting down twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, as the state released a consultant’s report outlining alternative scenarios for the future of oil transport in the ecologically sensitive tourist destination.

View of the Flint river
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The state has authorized spending $4 million more to defend its environmental agency and current and former regulators against criminal charges and lawsuits related to Flint’s water crisis.

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The Michigan Legislature has approved funding for 114 public recreation projects, ending — for now — a dispute over senators’ attempt to fund even more.

An 80-year-old woman will stand trial after more than $70,000 set aside to build a statue in Lansing to honor farm labor leader Cesar Chavez was embezzled.

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The head of the Michigan health department was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, the highest-ranking member of Gov. Rick Snyder's administration to be snagged in a criminal investigation of Flint's lead-contaminated water. 

AG Bill Schuette
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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife saw their income drop last year to about $375,000.

AG Bill Schuette
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Group files FOIA suit for emails of Michigan AG, staffers

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Michigan on Wednesday joined a multi-state antitrust lawsuit against six generic drug companies.

The action by Attorney General Bill Schuette against Heritage Pharmaceuticals and five others alleges the drug makers participated in an illegal scheme to reduce competition and manipulate prices of one antibiotic and an oral diabetes medication.

Andrea Bitely is a spokesperson for the AG.

She says the drugs involved are vital for peoples’ lives.

Snyder with others
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Snyder's State of the State promises further focus on a Flint water fix with an emphasis on overall state infrastructure improvement.

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