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The University of Michigan president wants to make sure qualified students are not kept out of college because of cost concerns. The ball is now in their court.
The Wayne County treasurer takes issue with a Bridge report that showed how the office benefits from the foreclosure wave.
The current ACA works pretty well for 88 percent of Michiganders. Any change should improve that number, but will it?
Cutting federal arts funding won’t have any effect on the deficit. On local communities? A different story.
The NEA’s share of the federal budget is miniscule, and yet it helps fund many groups that make life in Michigan so much richer.
A coalition of corporations and institutions work to lessen their buildings’ environmental impact, showing others how it can be done.
Mike Duggan gave the region’s mostly white business establishment a historical tour of government housing practices that left blacks behind. Will it translate into a city revival that lifts all Detroiters?
For indigent defendants awaiting trial, a $1,000 bond might as well be all the money in the world, turning county jails into debtors’ prisons. Data points to a better way.
One’s family was homeless, another a refugee, and a third melded academics and sports into an already-flowering career. Not a bad start for teenagers.
Pending legislation would require state-backed water projects to consider a range of promising new technologies, such as plastics, to replace aging metal pipes. Let’s give engineers the flexibility they need by supporting this measure.
Venture capital is essential to the state’s startups. But as in so many sectors of the economy, more investment is needed.
A detailed plan emerges with the aim of revitalizing and reinvigorating the Grandmont Rosedale community in northwest Detroit.
After years of pushing juveniles into adult court, the trend has shifted, and is paying off in less recidivism, lower costs and fewer lives squandered.
Not everyone needs an MBA, but higher ed is trying to give more learners essential business skills.
‘I was Trumped,’ Robert Richardson tweeted, but the loss of scientific counsel to a federal agency is no joke, he writes.
Why does the administration want to cut funding responsible for some of the country’s most important research and design?
The mostly white people moving into the central city get a lot of attention, but the ones who most need jobs, help and attention are the ones who’ve been here all along.
The nation’s political winds blow against a clean environment, but Michigan’s turbines are still turning
Renewable energy is the state’s future, and a new plan for more of it is smart policy
Waiting around for Washington to do something about a warming planet is a fool’s errand, so start locally.
Why are lawmakers fiddling with a part of state government that is well-run, backed by voters and doing good work in preserving and protecting Michigan’s natural assets?