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Court rules unlicensed pot dispensaries can remain open — for now

Michigan’s Court of Claims ruled Tuesday that unlicensed marijuana dispensaries in the state can remain open until Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new regulatory body rules...

Beaumont Royal Oak nurses launch union effort

Nurses at Beaumont Health’s Royal Oak hospital have launched a unionization effort, according to the organizing union, the Michigan Nurses Association. Nurses at the...

Ajegba: Working with Whitmer ‘fix the damn roads’

The man in charge of carrying out Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s most famous campaign promise to “fix the damn roads” is Michigan Department of Transportation...

Labor leaders hope new West Michigan facility spurs membership

The Monday grand opening of a $15 million training facility in West Michigan for unionized tradespeople comes at a tough time for labor in...
SBAM President Brian Calley

Calley emerges as Whitmer’s favorite Republican

In the four months since leaving his job as Michigan’s lieutenant governor, Brian Calley views Sunday mornings as perhaps the biggest change. Calley, who...

Rick Haglund: Michigan is running out of workers. That’s bad news...

Michigan has largely focused on boosting educational attainment and vocational skills to meet employers’ current and future workforce needs. But there’s a bigger issue threatening...

Pence stumps in Michigan for new trade deal, Trump’s re-election

Vice President Mike Pence made a trip through Southeast Michigan Wednesday morning, touring the Dearborn Ford auto plant before appearing after a panel of...

Lisa Canada: Lawmakers should act quickly to stop payroll, tax fraud...

The Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights represents more than 14,000 men and women who build our state from the ground up. From...

Green New Deal not backed by most Michigan Dems, Republicans in...

Michigan’s congressional Democrats all agree that something needs to be done about climate change. But most are not voicing support for the much-discussed Green...

Pence to talk NAFTA replacement in Southeast Michigan Wednesday

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Michigan on Wednesday to push a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement plan, according to his...

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