The Republican National Committee is set to vote on two anti-gay resolutions, one of which was proposed by former Michigan state Rep. Dave Agema, who now sits on the committee. Via the Washington Blade: If the RNC were to adopt any of...Show More Summary
Gas. Coal. Nuclear. Hydroelectric. Wind. Oil. There's a decommissioned nuclear power plant with 1,100 tons of nuclear waste sitting on the shores of Lake Michigan, the largest supply of drinking water in North America. Read Full Sto...
The tale of 3-star offensive lineman Gavin Cupp is a microcosm of the twists and turns the recruiting process can bring. The 6’5”, 270-pound offensive tackle committed to Big Ten power Michigan State back in May. However, when he took...Show More Summary
Michigan State sophomore guard Javon Bess will try to stay healthy and in the rotation next season.
This is some next-level Harbaugh weirdness. It's Day Two of Big Ten Media Days on Friday, which means new Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh is taking the podium after an offseason full of Harbaugh being weird. Harbaugh was asked about Ohio State and... Show More Summary
An established Big Ten recruiting rivalry gained another dynamic this week with how Ohio State and Michigan State have dealt with offensive lineman Gavin Cupp. The 6'5", 270-pound prospect approached last weekend as a member of the Spartans'...Show More Summary
This is hilarious and terrifying.
CHANGE: Michigan’s Union Boomerang. “This is great news for self-government, empowering an elected legislature over courts and an unelected bureaucracy. But it’s even better news for state employees, who will now be able to decide if they want to pay the fees that finance an organization whose purpose and practices they may not support. Union […]
Welcome back to the Connected States, the project that involves me living in a van for a year, driving around and telling stories. After going live last week I was absolutely overwhelmed by the positive response. I received so many tips, well-wishes, and offers of help that I haven’t been able to respond to them all yet. It was truly moving, Read more...
MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT: Right-to-Work Laws Apply To State Employees, Mean They Can’t Be Forced To Contribute To Union.
By Jonathan Oosting, Mlive.com Michigan's right-to-work law applies to state employees, according to the Michigan Supreme Court, which has ended one of several bitter disputes over the new rules.
There will be no “wholesale changes” for the students who attend Michigan State football games this upcoming season, but there will be multiple improvements to their experience. That is according to Paul Schager, Associate AthleticsShow More Summary
This is big
Context is important: In his cross-examination, Plaintiff's attorney Dale Ho pointed out that eight states — Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia — do not have pre-registration of 16-and-17-year-olds, same-day registration or early voting and prohibit counting out-of-precinct ballots. Show More Summary
Nik Stauskas starred for the Michigan Wolverines before being drafted into the NBA, but it’s still clear that his ill feelings towards Ohio State run deep. Currently of the Philadelphia 76ers, Stauskas took to Instagram and posted aShow More Summary
Former Michigan sharpshooter Nik Stauskas compiled at 3-1 record against the rival Buckeyes in his two seasons on campus, but there apparently was a time when Ohio State head coach Thad Matta didn’t know who he was. Monday, Stauskas,...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, we reported that plaintiffs in successful same-sex marriage lawsuits have been awarded more than $800,000 in attorneys fees’ from states that defended the bans, with another $2.6 million in requests pending. With the Supreme… The post Michigan’s Anti-gay Marriage Fight Could Wind Up Costing Taxpayers Millions appeared first on Towleroad.
Via Detroit's ABC affiliate: The six lawyers who worked on the case against Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage are asking for nearly $2 million from the state to cover some of their fees. In all, the six attorneys - Carole Stanyar,Show More Summary
The state of Michigan lost big when it went up against same-sex marriage, to the tune of nearly $2 million, according to the Detroit News. At the heart of the long-running federal lawsuit against the state’s now-obsolete same-sex marriage ban are April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, a couple that...
When the press release starts off like this, you know that Spartan star Denzel Valentine had a good game: TORONTO – Michigan State senior guard Denzel Valentine came off the bench to contribute 15 points, four rebounds, two assists and...Show More Summary