Dave Dempsey

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Opinion | Gov. Milliken's enduring legacy: civility, bridging divides

Opinion | Gov. Milliken's enduring legacy: civility, bridging divides

October 22, 2019 | Dave Dempsey

Milliken's biographer pauses after his passing to revisit what the former Michigan governor was able to accomplish, and how he got it done.

Opinion | Six ways Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers can protect Michigan water

Opinion | Six ways Gretchen Whitmer and lawmakers can protect Michigan water

April 28, 2019 | Dave Dempsey

Groundwater is invisible until your well is contaminated. But that does not mean it's unimportant. We need more investment and awareness of the dangers.

Admiring Gov. Milliken’s environmental legacy as he turns 94

Admiring Gov. Milliken’s environmental legacy as he turns 94

March 24, 2016 | Dave Dempsey

Michigan’s much-admired governor signed more than a dozen major environmental bills into law, leading to profound and lasting change