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Tax break for former Michigan Senate building brings deal ‘full circle’

A brownfield tax credit granted this week for the redevelopment of a former state office building seemingly caps a strange multi-year saga spurred on,...

Peters, Stabenow vote against Scalia, confirmed despite Dems’ concerns over his...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Eugene Scalia to lead the U.S. Labor Department, in spite of Democrats’ concerns about his tenure...

Corrected: AG opinion on ballot initiative law stands for now*

Updated and corrected on 9/27/19 to accurately reflect the stipulated order.  Judge Cynthia Stephens with the state Court of Claims on Wednesday evening signed a...

Protesters pan new auto insurance law

Thousands rallied at the Michigan Capitol steps Wednesday to protest a new auto insurance law reforming the no-fault insurance policy that protected those injured...

Nessel joins state AGs in suing Trump admin over vehicle emissions

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is among the 23 state attorneys general from around the country suing the federal government over vehicle emission standards.  The...

Rick Haglund: Path to self-driving vehicles could be bumpier than a...

Electric self-driving cars and trucks promise to transform an auto industry that has relied almost exclusively on gasoline-powered vehicles for more than a century...

Murky GOP bill aims to stop ‘censorship’ by tech companies 

A state House panel on Wednesday heard testimony — but took no action — on a bill to prevent social media companies from blocking...

Tariffs causing heartburn for Michigan retailers, consumers

Customers at Great Northern Trading Co. in quaint downtown Rockford haven’t seen any price increases due to the trade war yet. But owner Barb...

Whitmer’s flavored vape ban comes under fire at hearing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer may be gaining accolades from public health groups for her proposed ban on flavored vaping products. But for consumer advocates and...

Marijuana warning label bills pass Michigan House

Legislation requiring warning label a warning label on all marijuana products cautioning women of the possible side effects of marijuana usage was overwhelmingly approved...

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