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Michigan falls in ‘business friendly’ rankings over education, quality of life

Michigan’s education funding woes have caught the attention of the national financial media.  Earlier this month CNBC released its annual “America’s Top States for Business.”...

State unveils program for budding weed industry in areas hit hard...

The regulatory body for Michigan’s newly legal marijuana industry wants to give a leg up to prospective entrepreneurs in 19 communities deemed to have...

Attorneys spar over Legislature’s ‘adopt and amend’ move on minimum wage,...

For almost two hours on Wednesday, competing factions made their cases to the Michigan Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Legislature “adopting and amending”...

Formerly Christian-only northern Michigan town to get DOJ oversight

The northern Michigan town of Bay View has settled a lawsuit over its former law prohibiting non-Christians from owning homes, agreeing to federal oversight...

Breweries, cidermakers, sue state alcohol regulatory agency

Legislation passed late last year during the frantic Lame Duck session has, in part, led to a lawsuit against the state by some of...

Whitmer signs farm loan bill after rain has pummeled Michigan crops

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed legislation authorizing $15 million in loans for farmers reeling from crop loss and damage during one of the...
A marijuana growing operation

New state rules smooth the road for recreational pot businesses

Updated 3:58 p.m., July 5 New rules announced Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will make it easier for upstart...
Rick Snyder

Snyder turns down Harvard fellowship, citing ‘lack of civility’

Updated 2:24 p.m. Michigan former Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday that he’ll decline a prestigious fellowship position with Harvard University, following significant backlash from progressives...
Lee Iacocca

Lee Iacocca, titan of the Detroit auto industry, dies at 94

Lee Iacocca, the legendary Ford executive credited with launching the Mustang and saving Chrysler in the 1980s, died Tuesday. He was 94. The news of...
Dana Nessel

Nessel exploring criminal, civil charges in payroll fraud cases

Updated 1:32 p.m. State Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday that her office could soon file criminal or civil charges against Michigan businesses accused of...

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