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Afendoulis joins chorus of Amash primary challengers

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis (R-Grand Rapids Twp.) is the latest to announce a 2020 run for Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District based in the Grand...

Lawmakers plug electric vehicle plan

A bipartisan package of bills in the state House and Senate would create a network of electric car charging ports and support the electric...

Nessel’s office joins nationwide anti-spam action

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 14 other states taking legal action against intrusive spam callers, her office...

Levin, Slotkin, Tlaib say USMCA must be rebooted

Three members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are among the signatories to a letter urging the rewrite of a North American trade agreement.  Freshmen U.S. Reps....

Dingell, Upton push for national fuel economy standard

Two members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are part of a coalition urging regulators to adopt a national fuel economy standard.  U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s finances are still reeling from recession, outdated tax...

Much has been made of Michigan’s “lost decade”— the period between 2001 and 2010 in which Michigan shed jobs every year. But Michigan and most...

Peters wants national manufacturing policy

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) says he has a plan to boost American manufacturing. The first-term senator — who’s now facing a challenge...

Groups call on Legislature to continue work on budget, roads, revenue

The GOP-led Michigan House and Senate have passed versions of the fiscal year 2020 budget far apart from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal for...

Gov. urges looser banking regulations for pot businesses

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has joined 18 other governors from around the country urging the federal government to lift banking restrictions on the increasingly legal...

Michigan LGBTQ community still waiting for business leaders to step up

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the most recent push to amend Michigan’s civil rights act to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, she pitched it...

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