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Rick Haglund: GM’s road to the future of electric vehicles could...

Brett Smith has long thrown shade on automakers’ predictions about how soon Americans will be driving cars and trucks powered by something other than...

Ron Bieber: Congress and Biden should act on an agenda for...

It was quite a relief to see President Joe Biden assume office and immediately take essential, decisive steps to make our country stronger, kinder...

Michigan’s unionization rate grew in 2020, as fewer unionized workers lost...

Unionization rates grew in Michigan in 2020, reflecting a trend that also happened across the nation, according to a summary data report released Jan....

Stabenow, Peters in line to chair key committees with Dem wins...

With the Rev. Raphael Warnock of Georgia’s win over U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) and Jon Ossoff’s victory over U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.),...

Education Secretary DeVos heads for the exits, leaving a legacy of...

Updated, 7:06 a.m., 12/16/20 WASHINGTON — In four years in office, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos failed to broaden her appeal beyond the moment she...

Michigan AFL-CIO: Republicans who want election overturned shouldn’t be seated in...

On Thursday, four Michigan GOP congressmen and 15 Republican members of the Michigan House signed on to support a longshot lawsuit from indicted Texas...

Rick Haglund: Restoring Michigan’s economy will require more federal COVID-19 relief

President Donald Trump whined during an Oct. 27 campaign rally in Lansing that there was too much television news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Lawsuit: Tyson managers bet money on how many workers would contract...

A wrongful death lawsuit tied to COVID-19 infections in a Waterloo, Iowa, pork processing plant alleges that during the initial stages the pandemic, Tyson...

Michigan educators hope Biden admin will turn the page on DeVos...

Many teachers and educational staff are feeling hopeful for change in education under President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. After nearly four years of U.S. Secretary...

Union leaders eye Rep. Levin for Biden labor secretary 

Updated, 8:56 a.m., 11/12/20 U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) is garnering support from union leaders for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for labor secretary.  Levin has...

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