Anna Liz Nichols covers Michigan 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: Anna Liz Nichols - September 22, 2023
This story originally appeared in the Michigan Advance. 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 were called to the stand up and […]
Strike! United Auto Workers declares historic strike against Detroit Three automakers.
By: Anna Liz Nichols - September 15, 2023
This story originally appeared in the Michigan Advance. 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 […]
16 Michigan Republicans charged with felonies in 2020 fake elector scheme
By: Anna Liz Nichols - July 18, 2023
This story originally appeared in the Michigan Advance. 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 GOP National Committeewoman Kathy Berden and former Michigan GOP Co-Chair Meshawn Maddock. It is believed that these 16 individuals from […]