Covering the intersection of business and policy, and informing Michigan employers and workers on the long road back from coronavirus.
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.
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.