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Legal pot sales start Sunday, and Ann Arbor is the place...

At least three Ann Arbor stores could be selling recreational marijuana by Sunday morning, as the state’s first legal sales commence.  The state’s Marijuana Regulatory...

Dingell holds electric vehicle roundtable with labor, autos and enviros in...

Updated, 1:07 p.m., 11/26/19 U.S. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) met in Detroit on Monday with industry, labor and environmental leaders to explore how to work together...

Flint and Detroit get $13M from feds for transit upgrades

Michigan will see almost $13 million in federal grants for transit upgrades in Detroit and Flint.  The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on Monday announced a...

Wisconsin governor signs pipeline protest bill over critics’ objections

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers last week signed a widely supported, yet also controversial, bill escalating penalties for trespassing on pipelines and other energy and...

Column: Democratic candidates want to boost school funding – research shows...

With few exceptions, the various Democratic plans for public education share a common theme: more funding, less privatizing. Candidates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Bernie...

Tlaib sponsors bill killing opportunity zones

On the heels of asking for congressional hearings into a tax break program that may have been misused by wealthy interests, U.S. Rep. Rashida...

Rick Haglund: Bombshell GM-FCA lawsuit loops auto execs into UAW scandal

Any notion that greedy United Auto Workers (UAW) union officials are solely to blame for the union’s escalating bribery scandal has been destroyed in...

Domestic auto drama: UAW head resigns, GM sues Fiat-Chrysler

Michigan’s global automotive industry had a bumpy ride on Wednesday as an embattled union boss stepped down and one of the major car companies...

Pence heading back to Michigan in December during Upper Midwest swing

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan in December to continue a push for Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, in addition to making stops in...

Column: Fixing Michigan’s upside-down tax system: The case for a graduated...

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are committed to working on public policies that help Michiganders put food on the table, gain...

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