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Susan J. Demas: Whitmer, Duggan and the UAW had a hell...

It's hard to remember a week that saw the resolution of both a blockbuster business deal and a longstanding, key legislative issue in Michigan. But...

Rick Haglund: U.S. automakers aren’t toasting Trump’s tariffs

If you were around in the 1950s and 1960s, you didn’t see many foreign-made cars on U.S. roads, especially in Michigan. You might have spotted...

Auto insurance reform passage shows bipartisanship isn’t just a buzzword —...

After decades of fits and starts, a bill overhauling Michigan’s one-of-a-kind no-fault auto insurance law is finally zooming to a governor’s desk. The Republican-led Michigan...

Michigan AFL-CIO re-elects president, treasurer in Detroit

The Michigan American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) announced Friday that its members re-elected its president and treasurer at the group’s convention...

Auto insurance deal finally reached ‘in concept’

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and top Republicans in the Legislature announced a tentative deal this morning on a no-fault auto insurance reform after weeks of...

Airbnb boom means mixed bag for Michigan communities

Carole and Terry Tufts live in suburban Kentwood, just 20 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, in a gray four-bedroom home. There’s a plush floral...

Lobbyists for Trump trade deal launch Michigan ad blitz

A group pushing for a new North American trade deal proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration has launched a new ad campaign aimed at...

Julie Cassidy: Too many Detroiters still struggle, despite city’s progress

Ten years after the official end of the Great Recession, many Michigan families are still struggling as rising housing prices outpace post-recession income growth....

Stabenow says Trump has difficulties with ‘strong, smart women’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said in a press conference in the Rose Garden that he told top Democrats he wouldn't strike an infrastructure...

Whitmer lends support to equal pay legislation

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer rallied supporters at an equal pay day event Wednesday, saying legislation must pass that bars private companies from asking women about...

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