Covering the intersection of business and policy, and informing Michigan employers and workers on the long road back from coronavirus.
Spoiler alert: Use your head. It’s still better than a robot’s.
Michigan companies can’t fill jobs because too many people have opioids or pot in their systems. Is the answer more testing? Or none?
Lawmakers want a tax cut. The governor wants billions more for schools, roads and water safety. Are we taxed too little or too much? We explain what it all means to you – in 11 bite-sized reports.
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.