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Michigan Republicans want to quash Whitmer’s power. Here’s a roundup of...

The state budget remains somewhat paralyzed, as the main sticking point is Republicans demanding the Democratic governor surrender certain executive powers. That's a familiar...

Whitmer administration rolls out clean energy initiative

As Michigan works to transition toward clean energy, state officials have a new initiative aimed at navigating that path.  Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan...

Susan J. Demas: After years of cutting Michigan to the bone,...

In 2011, I was having dinner with a big media executive on a day that teachers were protesting GOP then-Gov. Rick Snyder's budget cuts...

Rick Haglund: People aren’t moving from Michigan — but that’s not...

Michigan’s auto industry was built, in part, on the backs of hundreds of thousands of poor workers from the South who moved here in...

After budget drama, Whitmer outlines areas for compromise before meeting with...

After signing the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, albeit with plenty of vetoes, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday laid out a list of key priorities...

Susan J. Demas: It took a Democratic governor to ax pork-barrel...

It's been nine months since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took office, but Republicans are still struggling to accept that they don't run everything in Michigan...

State board OKs $625M in spending transfers, Whitmer invites GOP leaders...

Just hours after cutting almost $1 billion from the GOP-led $59 billion Fiscal Year 2020 budget, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took the rare step of...

Whitmer vetoes almost $1B in GOP ‘pork barrel’ spending in budget

Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed 16 GOP-led budget bills, averting a partial government shutdown, but also handed down $947 million worth of...

State employees told there will be no government shutdown

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration has informed roughly 48,000 state employees that there will be no state government shutdown next week and all staff should...

Susan J. Demas: What’s not in the GOP budget? Start with...

Remember GOP former Gov. Rick Snyder's so-called pension tax, which passed under the GOP-led Legislature in 2011? After the outcry, even some Republicans decided...

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