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Alex Rossman: My view from the ICU: Everyone deserves quality health...

I’m writing this from a hospital room in the pediatric intensive care unit. One of my sweet little nine-month-old daughters (yes, twins!) is dealing...

Susan J. Demas: It’s a new day in Michigan, boys. Try...

Just after Christmas 2011, I was sitting in a tent in Arizona's Arrastra Mountains, enjoying the 20-degree chill and a much-needed break from covering politics...

Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer’s environmental agenda fail to see...

Republican leaders in the Legislature have pledged to work cooperatively with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on solving the tough issues facing the state. But apparently...

Tom Watkins: We must end mental health stigma to stop suicide

The news hit me hard. There was another apparent suicide and my heart sank. I did not know Travis Weber well; in fact, I believe...

FOX-2 doubles down on story with explicit comments about Whitmer’s looks

FOX-2 spent the day getting dragged on social media for its bizarre story featuring random commentators leering at Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's appearance, often in explicit...

Susan J. Demas: You can really just stop with your creepy...

A Detroit TV station decided that an insightful story to throw together on Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's first State of the State address was a...

Shades of Cherry Commission in Whitmer’s education and workforce agenda

Do you remember what the Cherry Commission was? If so, congratulations. Like me, you are a huge policy nerd. But in light of Gov. Gretchen...

Susan J. Demas: If we ever get single-payer health care, thank...

John Dingell Jr. touched the lives of thousands of people, both in small and monumental ways. The outpouring of grief from his colleagues, staffers...

Susan J. Demas: GOP’s 2018 pork-laden spending spree wounds Whitmer’s plans

Can we just end the myth of fiscally responsible Republicans once and for all? It’s bad enough that in 2017, President Trump and his GOP...

Rick Haglund: Whitmer’s economic strategy focuses on people over corporations

Business leaders and local economic developers have publicly urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to stay the course set by her predecessor, former Gov. Rick Snyder,...

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