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Column: State should change local govt. funding to improve racial equity

At the Michigan League for Public Policy, we are primarily focused on the state budget and state policy. We have a team of experts...

Susan J. Demas: GOP leaders haven’t tackled COVID-19 or racism at...

On Friday, the state announced that Michigan had topped 200,000 coronavirus cases, after we saw a record-shattering 5,710 new cases on Thursday. More than...

Column: We must make it easier for people with disabilities to...

Last month, I set out to join millions of Michiganders in voting early. I had confirmed well in advance that I was registered to...

Susan J. Demas: Why Dem panic porn fuels the final days...

Former President Barack Obama took a break from the campaign trail in Michigan Saturday to shoot a few hoops. Before leaving, he casually sank...

Rick Haglund: Illinois may raise taxes on the rich. Michigan could...

Tuesday’s election is largely a referendum on the record and character of President Donald Trump. But Illinois voters are also deciding a proposed and...

Column: Coronavirus business liability law enshrines injustice

While the tragedy of the current pandemic impacts Michiganders across the state, some more than others have carried the burden of the pandemic’s toll....

Gilda Z. Jacobs: It’s time to fix Michigan’s safety net

The more precarious a person’s position, the more important a strong, secure safety net is. That has been crystallized by the COVID-19 pandemic, which...

Column: Revenue goals lurk behind decision to hold Big Ten college...

Editor’s note: Despite concerns about COVID-19, Big Ten college football is set to begin Oct. 24. Here, Mark Rosentraub, a University of Michigan professor...

Column: Plot to kidnap Whitmer grew from the militia movement’s toxic...

The U.S. militia movement has long been steeped in a peculiar – and unquestionably mistaken – interpretation of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s economy could take a beating after ruling against...

Now that the state Supreme Court has struck down a 1945 law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer repeatedly used to issue executive orders in the...

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