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West Michigan business community sends thanks, beer, to Snyder

Former Gov. Rick Snyder used his first major public appearance since leaving office in January to share thoughts on the differences between being a...

West Michigan transit expansion gathers broad support

By next August, 16 new accordion-style buses will begin connecting the booming areas of downtown Grand Rapids and Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus...

Whitmer administration eases solar farm restriction

Updated, 8:20 a.m., 6/5/19 Millions of acres of rural Michigan land could now become solar farms under a new state policy, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office...
Rep. Andy Levin

Levin: USMCA doesn’t protect workers’ rights, American manufacturing

Updated 1:56 p.m. To hear President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence tell it, the fate of American manufacturing depends on the ratification of...
Potholes in Brighton

Gilbert pledged support on road funding before hospitalization

According to Crain’s Detroit, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert pledged his support to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in obtaining funding for her signature campaign promise...

Enbridge offers new 2024 deadline for Great Lakes oil tunnel

After weeks of negotiations between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration and the Canadian oil company Enbridge, the latter has announced that it can complete construction...

Whitmer answers insurance reform critics, says leaders ready to work through...

Some progressives are unhappy with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for approving a bipartisan no-fault reform plan, but she told the Michigan Advance Thursday that it’s...
Whitmer and legislative leaders

Whitmer signs auto insurance bill with legislative leaders by her side

Flanked by legislative leaders from both parties, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Thursday morning aimed at reducing auto insurance rates for Michigan residents, capping...

Nessel: I ran on shutting down Line 5 and I’ll do...

Updated 5/29/2019, 7:05 p.m. Attorney General Dana Nessel told the Michigan Advance on Wednesday that safety concerns about the oil pipeline running under the Straits...

Susan J. Demas: Whitmer, Duggan and the UAW had a hell...

It's hard to remember a week that saw the resolution of both a blockbuster business deal and a longstanding, key legislative issue in Michigan. But...

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