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Groups call on Legislature to continue work on budget, roads, revenue

The GOP-led Michigan House and Senate have passed versions of the fiscal year 2020 budget far apart from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal for...

Gov. urges looser banking regulations for pot businesses

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has joined 18 other governors from around the country urging the federal government to lift banking restrictions on the increasingly legal...
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Michigan LGBTQ community still waiting for business leaders to step up

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the most recent push to amend Michigan’s civil rights act to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, she pitched it...

Poll: Strong support for graduated income tax

A new statewide poll shows that three-quarters of Michiganders support a graduated tax system in which the wealthy would pay more. The poll from...

House budget would stop Michigan spending on Gordie Howe Bridge

Updated with MDOT comments, 9:50 p.m. A GOP-led Michigan House panel passed a budget proposal Wednesday that would prohibit the state from spending any taxpayer...

AFL-CIO president hosts NAFTA town halls in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

The president of the nation’s largest labor union announced Tuesday that he will hold a series of town halls about “union members’ struggles under...

Dingell wants ‘certainty’ for workers, businesses, before USMCA vote

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) wants to see more “accountability” for Mexico in the Trump administration’s proposed reboot of the North American Free Trade...

FDA advises cosmetics recall over asbestos after outcry from Dingell, Tlaib

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it's advised retailers Beauty Plus and Claire’s to recall makeup that tested positive for asbestos, a...

Rick Haglund: Below the surface, Michigan’s economy has serious flaws

Let’s start with some good news: Michigan has the 13th best economy in the country, far surpassing the performance of surrounding Great Lakes states,...

Whitmer looks beyond Line 5 with new task force as Enbridge...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created a state task force to study other ways of delivering propane to Upper Peninsula residents without Line 5 after...

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