Is Michigan ready for the next recession?

Is Michigan ready for the next recession?

November 20, 2017 | Lindsay VanHulle

The current economic expansion is nearing record lengths, but it won’t last forever. How are business and government leaders, and 2018 candidates for governor, preparing for the day Michigan’s economy heads south?

Garlin Gilchrist to seek recount in Detroit clerk loss

November 21, 2017 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Detroit city clerk candidate who lost by 1,482 votes wants absentee votes recounted.

Snyder has steadied state finances, yet that may not be enough

November 20, 2017 | Lindsay VanHulle

The governor’s fiscal reforms have left the state financially more secure. But budget squeezes loom, even without a recession on the horizon.

How will Michigan’s next governor prepare for a recession?

November 20, 2017 | Lindsay VanHulle

Democratic candidates argue that GOP policies have left Michigan workers behind. But the leading Republican candidate won’t even mention the R word.  

What Michigan businesses learned from the last recession

November 20, 2017 | Lindsay VanHulle

The companies best prepared for the next recession have used the current expansion to invest smartly in talent and technology

A lawsuit and recount threats. Yes, it’s Detroit post-election season.

November 20, 2017 | Chastity Pratt Dawsey

Democracy isn’t pretty. It’s even less so in Detroit, so experts are urging audits of balloting to restore faith in elections.

Michigan’s ballast water restriction in Great Lakes hasn’t worked

November 18, 2017 | Dan Meeuwsen

The state law, meant to keep out invasive species, doesn’t work because no other lake states follow it. That means ships now bypass Michigan for ports in other states, hurting our businesses and economy.

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