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1.5M Michigan workers would benefit from $15 minimum wage bill teed...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is poised to pass landmark legislation that would hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour and could...

AG’s office files brief against GOP legislative maneuver on minimum wage,...

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office has joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in calling on the court system to outlaw the “adopt and amend” tactic that...

Inman attorney pushes for dismissal of charges

The attorney for embattled state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) has filed for federal charges against his client to be dismissed. The Northern Michigan lawmaker...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan deserves great schools and roads. It’s time...

It’s been more than 100 days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer came up with the most business-friendly solution to fix the roads and start to...
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U.S. Dept. of Labor: 6 Beaumont health centers pay back almost...

Six Beaumont Affiliated Health and Rehabilitation Centers in the metro Detroit area have paid $915,223 in back wages to 1,389 employees after an investigation...

Gov. urges looser banking regulations for pot businesses

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has joined 18 other governors from around the country urging the federal government to lift banking restrictions on the increasingly legal...
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Michigan LGBTQ community still waiting for business leaders to step up

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the most recent push to amend Michigan’s civil rights act to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination, she pitched it...

Poll: Strong support for graduated income tax

A new statewide poll shows that three-quarters of Michiganders support a graduated tax system in which the wealthy would pay more. The poll from...
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Community benefits program announced for Gordie Howe Bridge

The Gordie Howe International Bridge will include a substantial community benefits program, according to a Friday announcement by the public and private team responsible...

GOP backs down on Gordie Howe Bridge, House springs transportation budget

Michigan’s GOP-led House on Thursday passed a $5.4 billion fiscal year 2020 transportation budget proposal that unlocks new money for road repairs that has...

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