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Tlaib, Carter thump auto insurance credit scoring

Detroit resident Dotti Sharp has endured her auto insurance rates shooting up from about $160 a month three years ago to more than $200...
Gov. Whitmer at LCC

Bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship, skills training programs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside more than a dozen representatives of business, labor, and education organizations, as well as legislators from both parties, at...

White House lists Flint mayor at Opportunity Zone Conference

President Donald Trump spoke at a conference Wednesday at which Flint Mayor Karen Weaver was scheduled to be in attendance, according to a White...

Whitmer signs bill meant to ‘streamline’ pot biz applications

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Tuesday that her office says “clarifies and streamlines the licensing process” for medical marijuana and hemp growers. Whitmer signed Senate...

U.S. House panel investigating DTE, other utilities, for industry group ties

Detroit-based DTE Energy Co. is one of eight utility companies under investigation by the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, according to a...

U.S. House passes bill to revive Obama-era net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that would reinstate former President Obama-era net neutrality rules that prevent internet service...

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...
Gov. Whitmer signing an environmental measure

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...
Gretchen Whitmer at the 2017 Women's March

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...

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