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Susan J. Demas: We’re in a Trump recession. Michigan Republicans think...

In Washington, conservative fiscal scolds are finally emerging from an almost four-year hibernation in the deficit-busting, economic-tanking Trump era, as polls show the president...

Fauci: Henry Ford hydroxychloroquine study is ‘flawed’

A study touted by President Donald Trump, Republicans and business lobbyists on hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 doesn't pass muster with Dr. Anthony...

Michigan reports 734 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday that 81,621 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,199 have died from...

Column: Senate GOP COVID-19 relief plan is light on ‘relief,’ low...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spent a portion of her COVID-19 briefing this week criticizing the long-awaited U.S. Senate Republicans’ COVID relief package that proved to...

Michigan’s jobless benefits are dated. The claims system is plagued with...

Michigan last updated its maximum state unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in 2002, the same year Avril Lavigne released her album “Let Go” and Congress...

‘14,000 attempts’: Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by...

Michigan reports additional 715 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Thursday that 80,887 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,191 have died from...

Whitmer doesn’t believe Trump’s AG was unaware of death threats against...

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday that he did not know about death threats against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer during anti-lockdown protests this...

‘I didn’t expect to get tackled trying to do my job’ 

For Steve Neavling, it was a seminal moment. The veteran Detroit Metro Times investigative reporter described to the Advance how he was roughed up on...

Rep. Stevens: Childcare rescue package is critical for the economy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s childcare system from collapse under the weight of the pandemic. The...

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