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Michigan’s students are capable of great things, but they have to be asked. Set the bar high, provide support, and watch them rise to the challenge.
Paradoxically, training employees to eventually leave their current jobs may be the best strategy for keeping good jobs filled.
Too many are leaving for the South and West, but among those who are arriving? Many are young and good earners.
Calls for reforming Michigan’s prison system by releasing thousands more prisoners ignores the fact that Michigan is more violent than other states and only puts the worst offenders behind prison walls
Auto-accident victims should be wary of illegal, but still widely practiced, abuses of the system.
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Getting insurance is only part of the battle. If patients can’t afford their deductibles and co-pays, they can find themselves underinsured, with attendant problems.
Utility companies have a financial interest in maintaining a system that works in their favor, but Michigan residents deserve better from their lawmakers.
A campaign to get Lansing to reverse course and make public how pension benefits are determined for public workers
Research shows that a host of programs, from parental coaching to helping children deal with traumatic environments at home, will help elevate Michigan to a top 10 education state.
It’s the responsibility of lawmakers to hold utilities accountable for keeping utility costs low
Universities push back at amending state Constitution to open more of their board deliberations to the public.
It’s not all free snacks and dog-friendly offices -- young workers want their employers to embrace flexibility, change and work-life balance.
Kalamazoo’s “Parents as Teachers” program gives critical support to parents who may feel isolated
Homeowners think nothing of making their houses more energy-efficient. They should ask the same of their public buildings, too.
A graduated income tax would give working families a toehold, and make the wealthiest pay more, say two Michigan state senators.
Continued surcharges and subsidies skew the market in Michigan and provide government-chosen special treatment for certain technologies.
Gov. Snyder recently approved funding for a statewide trauma network for patients suffering major injuries, like from car accidents. Michigan should support a similar network to lower the nearly 30,000 deaths annually from cardiovascular illness.
Even moderate places can send idealogues to the halls of power, when they’re whipped on by distorted media, unreasonable expectations and lazy voters.