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Rick Haglund: Are some Republicans gearing up for a tax incentive...

It occurred to me the other day that I’ve been writing about the business tax incentives controversy since the start of my journalism career...

Todd A. Heywood: Down the right-wing rabbit hole: How did the...

Updated, 3:12 p.m., 12/10/20 It started with a Facebook Live Video that was sucked into the underbelly of the internet. There it churned and clipped...

Susan J. Demas: How does Michigan’s Legislature come back from last...

As millions tuned into "Saturday Night Live's" parody of Rudy Giuliani and slurring star witness Mellissa Carone last night, they were laughing at Michigan,...

Gilda Z. Jacobs: Reframing Lame Duck and seizing the moment

Updated, 8:36 a.m. 12/4/20 As we continue to tick through the calendar of a most unusual year, this week marked the start of the Lame...

John L. Micek: A 9/11’s worth of Americans died in a...

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump  released a video of himself standing behind a podium in the White House’s Diplomatic Room, where he delivered what...

Rick Haglund: Restoring Michigan’s economy will require more federal COVID-19 relief

President Donald Trump whined during an Oct. 27 campaign rally in Lansing that there was too much television news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Ken Coleman: Granny is too important to risk sitting with at...

It’s Thanksgiving and like millions of other families we are not celebrating the holiday with extended family and friends. Following the advice of medical professionals...

Laura Packard: The Affordable Care Act saved my life. What happens...

Three years ago I walked into a doctor’s office with a nagging cough, and walked out with a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. I’m here,...

Jeff Timmer: Monday’s state canvassers meeting could be a circus

Ladies and gentlemen. Children of all ages. Step right up. Get your tickets and find your seats. Prepare to be dazzled, amazed and amused....

Rick Haglund: U.S. automakers want help from ‘car guy’ Biden on...

Corporations and industry groups congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on winning the White House, as is their custom during transitions of power. But General Motors went...

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