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Michigan to net $4.6M in Equifax data breach settlement

Michigan will see more than $4.6 million as part of the largest data breach settlement in history.  On Monday morning, Equifax, one of the largest...

Rick Haglund: Steering students into skilled trades alone won’t rebuild Michigan’s...

For decades, Michigan policymakers have focused on attracting more high school students into skilled trades and other plentiful good-paying jobs that don’t require four-year...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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