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Biden cancels Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements

Updated with comments from Whitmer and Gilchrist, 2:43 p.m., 4/7/21 President Joe Biden rescinded Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements this week, reversing restrictions that had been...

‘This could set women back generations’: The pandemic recession’s toll on...

When the COVID-19 pandemic began driving women from their jobs en masse a little more than one year ago, West Michigan Works employees were...

False barriers: These things should not prevent you from getting a...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As the...

Metro Detroit Teamsters-7 Up strike ends after 21 days

The Teamsters Local 337 strike against Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) that owns 7 Up has ended after 21 days. The metro Detroit union and the...

AG asks U.S. Supreme Court to block biofuels exemptions

The state of Michigan has joined seven others in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to side with biofuels interests in a fight over small-refinery...

On this day in 1941: UAW levels strike against Ford Motor...

In 1941, Ford Motor Co. became the last Detroit Three automaker to recognize the United Automobile Workers (UAW) as a full contract partner.  On April...

Longtime Detroit Tigers vendor won’t be at opening day game, but...

Amzie Griffin worked as a vendor at Detroit Tigers opening day games every year between 1960 and 2019. However, the COVID-19 pandemic ended his...

Biden pairs ‘down payment’ on climate crisis with rebuilding infrastructure

Updated, 6:04 p.m. with comments from Whitmer The sprawling $2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal President Joe Biden laid out Wednesday in Pennsylvania includes significant...

Biden to unveil $2T plan to rebuild infrastructure, create jobs, move...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday in Pennsylvania will unveil a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding...

COVID-19 metrics have met the threshold to close some businesses, but...

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and case positivity rates are spiking across Michigan, but restaurants, bars and schools remain open with some health restrictions. In the early...

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