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Rick Haglund: U.S. automakers aren’t toasting Trump’s tariffs

If you were around in the 1950s and 1960s, you didn’t see many foreign-made cars on U.S. roads, especially in Michigan. You might have spotted...

Auto insurance reform passage shows bipartisanship isn’t just a buzzword —...

After decades of fits and starts, a bill overhauling Michigan’s one-of-a-kind no-fault auto insurance law is finally zooming to a governor’s desk. The Republican-led Michigan...

Auto insurance deal finally reached ‘in concept’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and top Republicans in the Legislature announced a tentative deal this morning on a no-fault auto insurance reform after weeks of...

Airbnb boom means mixed bag for Michigan communities

Carole and Terry Tufts live in suburban Kentwood, just 20 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, in a gray four-bedroom home. There’s a plush floral...

Detroit Dems introduce no-fault alternative as ‘talks are ongoing’ over GOP...

A group of Detroit Democrats this week introduced another alternative to majority Republicans’ recently passed auto insurance reform bills, as negotiations over the latter...

State and Detroit officials approve Fiat-Chrysler deals

Officials for both the state and the city of Detroit gave their final approvals on Tuesday for Fiat-Chrysler Automotive’s long-planned, $4.5 billion expansion in...

Auto insurance reform deal speeds up as Whitmer meets with legislative...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with all four legislative caucus leaders Tuesday morning to talk over a potential no-fault auto insurance reform deal, which some...

Report: $4.5M minimum spent on no-fault auto lobbying

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and key legislative leaders negotiate in secret over a deal to reform Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance policy, a flood of...

Auto insurance talks continue as Gilbert preps ballot initiative

As the state’s top legislators remain optimistic about negotiations over no-fault auto insurance reform, one of its biggest unelected political players is preparing to...

Bipartisan group pushes conflict of interest bills for Legislature

A bipartisan coalition of Michigan lawmakers wants to force those serving in the Legislature to disclose their potential conflicts of interest. Michigan has garnered...

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