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Slideshow: Beto O’Rourke at Michigan carpenters training center

Former U.S. Rep. Beto O' Rourke (D-Texas) made three stops in Michigan Monday after announcing his presidential bid last week. His swing came just...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s auto industry faces historic changes

Who needs economic diversification? We’re the auto state, baby! That’s essentially the message Michigan has been sending to the world in the past decade since...

Susan J. Demas: Business leaders should call GOP’s bluff on Whitmer’s...

It’s almost springtime in Michigan, which means that it’s time for another glorious season of pothole roulette. Nobody really denies that our roads are in...

Help available for customers part of Wells Fargo settlement

As part of a settlement late last year, Wells Fargo Bank has begun a new consumer compensation review program for those affected by its...

Detroit chamber CEO: ‘Growing split’ with GOP, biz community on roads

Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, said on Thursday that his organization believes Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s $2.5 billion roads proposal...

Stacey Abrams to keynote annual Mackinac Policy Conference

Stacey Abrams, a rising star in the national Democratic Party, will be in Michigan this spring. Abrams, who narrowly lost her race for Georgia...

Think tank: Trump budget cuts training key to Black workers

President Donald Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget includes $1.2 billion in cuts to several job training programs will hurt African-Americans and other underserved...

Report: Bad roads cost Michiganders $14B per year

A new report underscores the notion that the state and drivers can pay more for infrastructure upfront, or continue paying a lot more down...

Michigan farmers cheer Whitmer’s Double Up Food Bucks boost

Stockbridge farmer Helen Chandler is a big fan of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to beef up a program helping people in need buy fresh...

Whitmer backs resolution to keep medical pot flowing

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking a medical marijuana licensing board in its penultimate meeting to keep licensed weed growers and processors open for business. The...

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