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Gov. signs order pushing back state income tax deadline

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday signed Executive Order 2020-26, which pushes back state and city income tax filings originally due in April to July. The...

After Rep. Carter contracts COVID-19, lawmakers, staff advised to self-quarantine

The first known member of the Michigan Legislature has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus. State Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit)...

Graduated income tax campaign suspended 

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Fair Tax Michigan campaign suspended signature collection efforts for its ballot initiative for a graduated income tax in November. “While...

Coronavirus funding goes to Whitmer, Capitol closing Friday for tours, events

To combat the global pandemic of COVID-19, the state Senate Thursday approved $25 million of state funding and $50 million of federal funding to...

House OKs spending package, restores Pure Michigan funding

State representatives approved a package Tuesday afternoon that will restore partial funding for a number of programs that were cut during last year’s budget...

Federal court chucks Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements 

An estimated 80,000 Michiganders will keep their Healthy Michigan coverage after a federal court ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements were unlawful.  Gov. Gretchen...

Michigan could vote on a graduated income tax in November

For the first time in more than 40 years, Michiganders could vote to go to a graduated income tax system. Michigan is one of only...

Whitmer wants to fight prenatal health care disparities in Flint

Flint isn’t just plagued by a water crisis. It’s also plagued by health care disparities among pregnant women belonging to minority groups — and...

Rick Haglund: How can Michigan become a top 10 state? It...

Hey, average Michigan worker: How would you like to be making $13,000 a year more than you earn now? You would if Michigan was performing...

Study: Michigan counties lag in postsecondary education

Only four of Michigan’s 83 counties have a population where the majority of the residents between ages 25 to 64 have an associate’s degree...

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