As the state does its part, one better way to reduce government spending would be to turn to Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler, recipients of public taxpayer dollars.
Outgoing Gov. Rick Snyder and lame duck legislators eviscerated Michigan’s paid sick leave law in December. It may be back on the ballot in 2020.
Opinion | When did stealing from Michigan kids become an easier political decision than raising taxes
August 23, 2018 | Gilda Jacobs
Shifting money from K-12 schools to higher education was supposed to be a one-time thing. It’s become an annual occurrence, and it needs to stop, says Gilda Jacobs
The current ACA works pretty well for 88 percent of Michiganders. Any change should improve that number, but will it?
Michigan school finance needs rethinking if schools are to thrive. Another study, funded in part by the Small Business Association, will help clarify how.
January 9, 2015 | Gilda Jacobs
It’s a new year, and Michigan policymakers have made some promising moves. But more needs to be done, especially for children, to bring the state back.