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Susan J. Demas: The GOP finally has an infrastructure plan: Sell...

In what was, perhaps, the most perfect Onion story ever written, the city of Detroit was sold at auction to “bulk scrap dealers and...

House budget would stop Michigan spending on Gordie Howe Bridge

Updated with MDOT comments, 9:50 p.m. A GOP-led Michigan House panel passed a budget proposal Wednesday that would prohibit the state from spending any taxpayer...

Stevens trumpets legislation shoring up union pension funds

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) heard a lot of worries about pensions last year on the campaign trail. That’s why she couldn’t have...

AFL-CIO president hosts NAFTA town halls in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

The president of the nation’s largest labor union announced Tuesday that he will hold a series of town halls about “union members’ struggles under...

Report: Trump poverty formula could cut number of welfare recipients

President Donald Trump’s administration is considering changing how the federal government calculates poverty. But the proposed adjustment could lead to fewer people being eligible for...

Dingell wants ‘certainty’ for workers, businesses, before USMCA vote

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) wants to see more “accountability” for Mexico in the Trump administration’s proposed reboot of the North American Free Trade...

Julián Castro 1st of 2020 Dems to visit Flint

Julián Castro made himself the 14th Democratic presidential candidate to campaign in Michigan — but he was the first to visit Flint, which remains...

FDA advises cosmetics recall over asbestos after outcry from Dingell, Tlaib

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it's advised retailers Beauty Plus and Claire’s to recall makeup that tested positive for asbestos, a...

Rick Haglund: Below the surface, Michigan’s economy has serious flaws

Let’s start with some good news: Michigan has the 13th best economy in the country, far surpassing the performance of surrounding Great Lakes states,...

Whitmer looks beyond Line 5 with new task force as Enbridge...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created a state task force to study other ways of delivering propane to Upper Peninsula residents without Line 5 after...

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