Infrastructure

Whitmer declares state of emergency after Midland dam breaches, 10K could...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for Midland County after the Edenville and Sanford dams were breached following heavy rainstorms....

GOP leaders plan big budget cuts, don’t say if they’ve asked...

The state budget is facing a massive shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with estimates of a roughly $7 billion revenue hit over the...

Whitmer: Protestors’ swastikas, Confederate flags, nooses, automatic rifles don’t represent Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wasted no time Friday condemning right-wing protestors who swarmed Michigan’s Capitol Thursday. She called the scene laden with misogynistic and violent signs...

Republicans want highway named for Brooks Patterson, after objections to honoring...

Naming highways for notable Michiganders has traditionally been one of those easy bipartisan votes in the Legislature, akin to members of Congress naming post...

Whitmer debuts reopening plan with health, labor, business officials

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a Monday news conference gave an update on her plans to reopen Michigan’s economy, noting the process will be a...

$23M partnership gives 51K Detroit students laptops

What started as a proposal drafted by the Rev. Wendell Anthony about 30 days ago, has resulted in a major announcement on Thursday to...

Samuel R. Bagenstos: From jobs to health care, COVID-19 reveals the...

Beginning in the 1970s and 1980s, much of the industrialized world has committed itself an individualistic, everyone-for-themselves worldview.   In the United States, the avatar for...

Susan J. Demas: From ‘fix the damn roads’ to give us...

As COVID-19 rips through Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spends her days tracking down ventilators and N95 masks for jammed, desperate hospitals, working to secure...

From custody agreements to construction: What you need to know about...

As of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Michigan is under a stay at home order to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease from a new...

Rick Haglund: How can Michigan become a top 10 state? It...

Hey, average Michigan worker: How would you like to be making $13,000 a year more than you earn now? You would if Michigan was performing...

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