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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...

Column: We know Medicaid work requirements won’t work

Punitive and problematic Healthy Michigan Plan work requirements are set to take effect on Jan. 1, putting the health care it provides for over...

FBI agent: Inman was ‘untruthful’ in interviews

State Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) “was untruthful” with federal law enforcement in at least two interviews prior to his May indictment.  That’s according to the...

Michigan unemployment system victims to get their day in court

Thousands of people were falsely accused of unemployment insurance fraud in Michigan, thanks to an automated computer system. Now a Court of Appeals panel...

Lobbyists decry Inman’s ‘inappropriate’ messages in Day 2 of criminal trial 

A string of veteran Lansing lobbyists offered harsh critiques of text messages sent by state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) ahead of last year’s vote...

Report: Michigan has 300+ clean energy businesses, regulatory changes could spur...

Updated, 2:52 p.m., 12/4/19 with the corrected link to the report The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) released a policy report Wednesday morning praising...

Union official testifies she was ‘shocked’ by Inman’s campaign cash request...

Updated, 6:21 a.m. 12/4/19 The federal jury trial against state Rep. Larry Inman (R-Williamsburg) kicked off Tuesday with testimony from the northern Michigan lawmaker’s “chief...

U.S. Senate confirms Trump’s new energy secretary, a former Ford exec

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration has a new head of energy policy. The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to confirm the nomination of Dan...

USMCA trade deal presents political conundrum for swing-district Dems like Stevens,...

WASHINGTON — With only a few legislative days left before Congress adjourns for the year, U.S. House Democrats are eager to show that they...

UAW announces tentative deal with Fiat-Chrysler

The United Auto Workers (UAW) has reached a tentative deal with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the union announced Saturday. The company confirmed the four-year agreement on...

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