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House Dem leader calls Whitmer 45-cent gas tax ‘extreme,’ and likely...

Michigan House Minority Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) said Thursday that a 45-cent gas tax proposed by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is “probably an...

Budget talks breaking down between Whitmer, GOP leaders

Updated, 5:04 p.m., 8/28/19 with additional comments from Whitmer's office With 33 days left to prevent a partial shutdown of state government, the war of...

Lack of state budget progress rankles Michigan school leaders

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools began classes on Tuesday. So did East Lansing Public Schools, where Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sends her teenage children.  Each of those...

Detroit’s former Cobo Center is now TCF Center

The former Cobo Convention Center in Detroit has a new name: TCF Center. The Tuesday downtown news conference included Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Gov. Gretchen...

Column: When you fix those damn roads, include mobility for all

Michigan has a transportation funding problem, and it’s been with us for years. We don’t invest enough in our system, and when we do,...

State budget chief begins planning for possible government shutdown

With about five weeks to go before the beginning of the state’s 2020 Fiscal Year and no clear sign of a budget deal, the...

Republican Peter Meijer under fire for barring drag performers with Down...

Updated 1:41 p.m. Republican congressional candidate Peter Meijer has banned an international troupe of drag performers who also have Down Syndrome from performing at his...

Whitmer rejects GOP road-funding idea over school funding concerns

Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met on Thursday to try and break an impasse over road funding and the state budget,...

State suspends Walled Lake marijuana license

The state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) suspended its first marijuana-related business license last Friday, citing unreliable testing and reporting at an Oakland County laboratory. According...

House Dems announce clean air legislation

As the Michigan Legislature prepares to return to work full-time after its summer recess, House Democrats announced Wednesday a package of bills aimed at...

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