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Whitmer lays out new $5.6B COVID plan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday outlined her plan for a new $5.6 billion COVID-19 relief bill. Most of the funds for businesses, unemployment benefits,...

Wall Street investors pricing Americans out of last bastion of affordable...

In the spring of 2013, Holly Hook purchased a mobile home and moved it to Swartz Creek Estates, a manufactured housing community in Swartz...

Legislative efforts to protect trailer park residents from eviction show mixed...

The plight of residents in mobile home communities has caught the attention of state and federal lawmakers, who are working to craft legislation that...

Column: How state and federal action have helped curb COVID-19’s economic...

While the deplorable attack on the U.S. Capitol has cast a long shadow over 2021, there is still a lot of hope on the...

Rick Haglund: Building fairer local economies is one tool to blunt...

Over the past several months, I’ve read articles in which the authors asserted that economic decline in small towns and old industrial cities has...

Anti-foreclosure activists demand more help in Detroit

Elected officials have stopped short of agreeing to meet demands of a coalition of activists and organizations who are calling for remedies to address...

Activists push back against Lansing shutdown of homeless site in ‘Moral...

The Lansing chapter of the Poor People’s Campaign carried out a spirited vehicle caravan and rally in downtown Lansing during a chilly Monday afternoon....

Washtenaw Co. becomes first in state to ditch cash bail

New Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announced Monday that his office has eliminated the use of cash bail, making the county the first jurisdiction...

The year that COVID-19 shook Michigan and the world

Quotable of the Year: “I’m working on a pretty good case of . We had to open a second COVID unit week, and it...

Whitmer signs unemployment extension, angers GOP in vetoing $220M ‘giveaway’ to...

Updated, 12:44 p.m. 12/29/20 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed a $106 million bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus bill as well as an extension of jobless benefits...

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