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NFIB rejects Whitmer road-funding plan

The membership of one of the state’s leading small business advocacy groups is vigorously opposed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 45-cent gas tax increase...

Whitmer doesn’t rule out Enbridge tunnel plan

Speaking with reporters this week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not rule out ultimately supporting a plan from Canadian oil titan Enbridge to build a...

Whitmer makes play for Georgia’s film industry, sans incentives

Updated 8:25 p.m. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is hoping to attract some of Georgia’s lucrative film industry as that state’s impending anti-abortion legislation has many...

Rick Haglund: No evidence that Whitmer’s business tax hike will hurt...

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a 6-percent income tax on small businesses in early March, business lobbying groups and Republican lawmakers slammed it faster...

Shirkey ‘reviewing options’ after AG’s Line 5 opinion

Updated, 8:42 p.m., with Chatfield's comments Republican leaders are considering their options — and some are vowing action — as Michigan’s attorney general and governor...

Brisbo to lead new Marijuana Regulatory Agency

The state official who led Michigan’s medical marijuana division will new head the state’s new Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA). Andrew Brisbo will direct the agency...

Lansing smokestacks ‘iconic,’ but city moves to cleaner power

Updated and corrected, 9:10 p.m. 3/29/19. Lansing’s famous smokestacks may have become an enduring part of the city’s legacy and branding, but they are fated...

4 business groups endorse Whitmer’s post-high school training programs

Michigan’s leading business groups are again throwing their support behind some of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposals. In a joint statement on Thursday, the...

Whitmer calls for MCCA audit as group announces insurance fee hike

Updated, 8:55 p.m. As lawmakers in Lansing have vowed, once again, to reform the state’s high auto insurance rates, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered an...

Senate GOP launches website on lowering auto insurance rates

Michigan Senate Republicans are continuing their quest to lower auto insurance rates in the state and they’re calling on citizens to share their stories...

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