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Susan J. Demas: Tyranny of the 3%: How abortion law gets...

If you're a woman living in Michigan, your right to make essential health decisions for you and your family could soon be decided by...

Rick Haglund: Michigan’s finances are still reeling from recession, outdated tax...

Much has been made of Michigan’s “lost decade”— the period between 2001 and 2010 in which Michigan shed jobs every year. But Michigan and most...

Column: Raise the Age could be a bipartisan win 100 years...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent her inauguration speech talking about “building bridges” and embracing bipartisanship. And while some Michiganders dared to dream that was possible,...

Column: Water stays in the pipes longer in shrinking cities —...

The geographic locations where Americans live are shifting in ways that can negatively affect the quality of their drinking water. Cities that experience long-term, persistent...

Susan J. Demas: Michigan deserves great schools and roads. It’s time...

It’s been more than 100 days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer came up with the most business-friendly solution to fix the roads and start to...

Mary Alice Carter: Real Alternatives is a real waste of Michigan...

It shouldn’t be controversial to say that elected officials have a responsibility to be trustworthy stewards of taxpayers’ money. Unfortunately, conservative legislators in Lansing have...

Lavora Barnes: Trump has broken his promises on the Great Lakes

Editor's Note: A previous version of the column may not have included Barnes' full bio. It appears below. Next week, when Donald Trump kicks off...

Susan J. Demas: The GOP finally has an infrastructure plan: Sell...

In what was, perhaps, the most perfect Onion story ever written, the city of Detroit was sold at auction to “bulk scrap dealers and...

It’s kinda weird that Biden and Buttigieg haven’t stumped in Michigan

Michigan has had 14 of the 24 Democratic presidential contenders grace us with their presence this year. But the two biggest candidates from the...

Column: Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low...

The North American Great Lakes contain about one-fifth of the world’s surface fresh water. In May, new high water level records were set on...

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