Anna Liz Nichols

Anna Liz Nichols

Anna Liz Nichols covers government and statewide issues, including criminal justice, environmental issues, education and domestic and sexual violence. Anna is a former state government reporter for The Associated Press and most recently was a reporter for the Detroit News. Anna is a graduate of Michigan State University.

Workers at 38 GM and Stellantis auto suppliers called to join UAW strike

By: - September 22, 2023

Workers at a total of 38 auto parts plants will join the United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against Detroit Three auto manufacturers: Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. All the parts distribution facilities for General Motors and Stellantis across the country are called to the stand up and strike at noon Friday. The UAW declared the […]

Strike! United Auto Workers declares historic strike against Detroit Three automakers

By: - September 15, 2023

The United Auto Workers (UAW) declared a strike at midnight Thursday after negotiations for a new contract failed with “Detroit Three” auto manufacturers: Ford, General Motors and Stellantis. This is the first time in the union’s history it has gone on strike against all three automakers. UAW President Shawn Fain told members at the picket […]

What can Barbie tell us about women and work?

By: - July 23, 2023

“Because Barbie can be anything; women can be anything,” according to the narrator of the new “Barbie” movie directed by Greta Gerwig that broke the box office record for 2023, grossing more than $70 million on opening day. In the film that debuted Friday, “Barbieland” is run and sustained by Barbies performing the various roles and careers needed […]

16 Michigan Republicans charged with felonies in 2020 fake elector scheme

By: - July 18, 2023

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, including Michigan National Committeewoman Kathy Berden and former Michigan GOP Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock. It is believed that these 16 individuals from all over the state met in the basement of the Michigan […]

Whitmer signs into law ban on discrimination against employees getting an abortion

By: - May 18, 2023

Employers in Michigan will now be barred from discriminating against their employees for getting an abortion, under legislation signed into law this week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The legislation, Senate Bill 147, brings the state’s civil rights laws up to code with Proposal 3 of 2022, the constitutional amendment securing the right to an abortion and […]