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GM announces $2.2B for electric vehicles at Detroit-Hamtramck plant 

General Motors plans to invest $2.2 billion at its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant to produce battery electric trucks and other electric vehicles, making it the...

Trump set to talk USMCA in Macomb County this week

President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold an event Thursday at an auto supplier in Warren, where he'll talk about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

Work-related deaths in Michigan trend down in 2019

Thirty-five people died in work-related injuries in Michigan last year, according to figures from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA).  The final workplace...

Whitmer, Klobuchar, Shirkey and more: The Advance’s top interviews of 2019

Quotable of the Year: “As we go into 2020, I say, ‘May the best woman win.’” — Presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) at a...

From the UAW strike to Trump’s trade war: The Advance’s best...

Quotable of the Year: “You know, there are things that we can’t control, like the weather, but there are things we can. And when we...

Curtis Hertel: Virginia’s governor refuses to kill Right to Work. But...

As we turn the calendar to 2020, I am excited for the opportunities we have in the new year. In 2020, we have an...

11 Michigan lawmakers vote for USMCA trade agreement

The long-awaited update to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took a big step forward on Thursday.  The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement's (USMCA) overwhelming passage in...

Whitmer makes pick to Wayne State board, as Trent joins her...

Kim Trent has left the Wayne State University board to join the administration of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Trent will join the leadership team of the...

Dems, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal, but some Michigan...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the President Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to...

Rick Haglund: Research shows trade, not automation, is killing manufacturing jobs

More than 5 million manufacturing jobs — almost 300,000 of them in Michigan — have been lost since the most recent employment peak in...

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