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Revamped COVID-19 biz immunity bills move from House committee

A package of GOP bills to shield companies from liability during COVID-19 passed out of a House panel Wednesday, after incorporating feedback from opponents...

U of M grad student union ends strike, but safety concerns...

After nine days of striking, University of Michigan’s Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) voted Wednesday to end the strike and accept the university’s offer. The strike...

Stabenow blasts Trump admin over GAO report showing southern advantage in...

The nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office this week reported that eight of the nine states receiving the highest trade-war aid payments per acre in 2019...

Oxfam: Michigan is the 13th best state for workers during COVID-19

Updated, 7:18 a.m. 9/17/20, with information from LEO A new study from Oxfam America shows that Michigan isn't in the top 10 states for workers...

Dingell, Tlaib say there was ‘no misunderstanding’ on Amazon calling the...

After U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) said police were called on them last week while they sought to tour an...

Police called on congresswomen during Amazon facility visit

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) said the Amazon facility in Romulus called the police on her and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) on Friday...

Susan J. Demas: The majority backs Whitmer’s pandemic actions. But it...

If I were governor, most things would still be shut down in Michigan, including outdoor dining, malls and gyms that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has...

Rick Haglund: Blacks have lost ground in Michigan — and it’s...

In his long career as a University of Michigan labor economist, Don Grimes never focused his research on race-based income inequality. “I’ve always believed in...

Rough conditions for students in ‘bare bones’ U of M quarantine...

Matt Lujan, a University of Michigan senior, had only one hour to pack up everything he may need for two weeks before moving into...

Column: Michiganders need rent relief now

It’s been six months since COVID-19 emerged in Michigan, and to say that a lot has happened since then would be an understatement.  More than...

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