Covering the intersection of business and policy, and informing Michigan employers and workers on the long road back from coronavirus.
A group of powerful Utah business leaders is pushing for more money for that state’s schools. Utah lawmakers are having none of it.
A Q-and-A with John Nixon, Gov. Rick Snyder’s lauded budget guru before he left in 2014.
Michigan used to have plenty of jobs, high wages – and high taxes. Not so today. Travel briefly through time to see how what Michigan collects in taxes has shrunk over a generation – and why we now struggle to fund the basics.
Despite rising wages and declining jobless rates, four in 10 Michigan households remain unable to afford basic living necessities.
Homes in these cities now exceed 2008 property values, even as much of the rest of the state still recovers from the Great Recession
Rising crop prices fueled a surge in land values, and larger investments in Michigan farms
A $1 billion investment by GM gives Warren the region's highest industrial property values. Auburn Hills slides into second, while Detroit is a close third.
More than 90 percent of Michigan residents live in communities where property values have yet to return to 2008 levels. Can the hardest hit cities and towns recover?
The numbers show just how far Detroit has fallen post-bankruptcy, and how much farther the city has to go toward a real turnaround.
We break down the property value numbers from every city and township in Michigan to see how communities have fared since the Great Recession.
Fruit and vegetable growers across the state say immigration crackdowns will scare away seasonal workers, with few Americans eager to fill in.