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‘All options on the table’ as Whitmer threatens to veto Senate...

Michigan Republican House leaders are not ruling out anything as they consider a Senate-passed plan to overhaul the state’s auto no-fault insurance that Gov....

Senate fast tracks auto insurance overhaul that doesn’t mandate rate cuts

A Republican plan that purports to drive down auto insurance costs won swift approval in the Michigan Senate Tuesday afternoon. The GOP-controlled Senate Insurance and...

Exclusive: Weingarten fires back at DeVos, says we ‘wouldn’t even need...

Updated, 2:30 p.m., with comments from DeVos' office. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday blasted the head of a teachers union for her salary,...

Union: New MSU grad student contract offers raise, helps international employees

One month after criticizing Michigan State University for “negligence and apathy” during contract negotiations, the union representing its graduate school employees has announced a...

FCA-Detroit deal edges closer to reality

The city of Detroit continues to get closer to securing a $2.5 billion investment from automaker Fiat-Chrysler Automotive (FCA). The city announced Friday that...

Whitmer selects U of M prof to lead unemployment agency

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday morning that she was appointing Steve Gray, a University of Michigan law professor, as the head of the state’s...

Harris shakes off ‘electability’ argument during Detroit NAACP address

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has made African American voters a key target early in the presidential race – she’s visited more Historically Black...

Andrew Yang pitches universal basic income in downtown Detroit

Businessman and longshot 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang appeared in Detroit’s Cass Corridor Saturday night, making the argument for his campaign’s signature policy...

Klobuchar pledges infrastructure support during Detroit speech

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Friday touted her support for improving the nation’s infrastructure, support for Obamacare and criminal justice reform during her...

DeVos whacks Big 3 in Manhattan Institute speech

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke at a dinner held in her honor by the free-market urbanist think tank the Manhattan Institute on Wednesday....

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