Infrastructure

Inslee talks climate change, water shutoffs during Detroit visit

Presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has described himself as the “climate candidate.” On Tuesday, he visited sections of Detroit during what was described...

West Michigan transit expansion gathers broad support

By next August, 16 new accordion-style buses will begin connecting the booming areas of downtown Grand Rapids and Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus...
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan

Duggan announces sweeping demolition plan for blighted Detroit homes

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced on Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference that he aims to rid the city of its blighted, abandoned residential...
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Whitmer’s attempt to debunk ‘pot for potholes’ taken as a challenge

Taxes collected from Michigan’s new recreational marijuana law are unlikely to fill many potholes, but plenty of social media users are saying they’re up...

Whitmer answers insurance reform critics, says leaders ready to work through...

Some progressives are unhappy with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for approving a bipartisan no-fault reform plan, but she told the Michigan Advance Thursday that it’s...

Auto insurance deal finally reached ‘in concept’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and top Republicans in the Legislature announced a tentative deal this morning on a no-fault auto insurance reform after weeks of...

Stabenow says Trump has difficulties with ‘strong, smart women’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said in a press conference in the Rose Garden that he told top Democrats he wouldn't strike an infrastructure...

Advance Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on why Dems should do...

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) was fresh off two campaign stops in Michigan on Saturday when she talked to the Michigan Advance en route...

Michigan state revenue flatlines for 2019, 2020

State fiscal agencies convened at the Capitol Friday to break down their projections for Michigan’s finances as budget negotiations continue between Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

Senate passes $58B budget with 8.8% cut for Nessel, no gas...

The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate passed its version of the fiscal year 2020 budget on Wednesday, moving forward a negotiation process with Democratic Gov. Gretchen...

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