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State financial support to higher education in Michigan has dropped precipitously since John Engler was governor. Now, MSU’s interim president challenges candidates on their plans.
A basketful of bad bills threaten to drive Michigan drivers crazy.
Gov. Rick Snyder got suckered by Enbridge into a deal that doesn’t protect the Great Lakes for years, and financially benefits only the Canadian oil industry, not Michigan residents.
About $380 million in rate relief has already been approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission, with more cuts on the way
Look at the data, and you’ll see how much immigrants contribute to Michigan’s economy, and the state’s future.
Michigan drivers pay the highest insurance rates in the nation. That’s not going to change without reforms to the no-fault insurance system.
Prop 2 would be a disaster for Michigan, says Tony Daunt of the Michigan Freedom Fund.
Marijuana legalization in other states has been a disaster, claims a Michigan surgeon.
The next governor has an opportunity – and a responsibility – to address problems that have festered for decades in our polarized politics
A bill before the Michigan Legislature would expand dental care providers to include therapists to improve access to the poor and disabled. But those populations are exactly the people who need real dentists.
The controversial changes proposed for Michigan’s history books hurt the education of our children.
More high school grads are earning degrees and certificates, but we’re still below the national average.
Michigan has a special way of protecting families when someone suffers a traumatic injuries in auto accidents. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s lawsuit could undermine our unique safety net.
Candidates for governor have laid out plans for turning around Michigan’s failing schools. But only one has a plan that could succeed, argues the former Democratic president of the Michigan State Board of Education.
We can’t make good policy decisions if the ‘facts’ in our heads are wrong, say two Michigan State University economists.
Michigan’s dentist shortage is even more severe for vulnerable populations like the disable and the poor.
Michigan ranks dead last in supporting its communities. But the state will reap a $200 million windfall from collecting taxes on Internet sales that should help parks, police and firefighters in cities statewide.
It’s no secret that infrastructure is crumbling in Michigan. Governments need to think beyond traditional borrowing to fix the problem.
Why do we need a redistricting commission made up of fallible, possibly biased people to redraw Michigan’s political boundaries? Can’t a computer do that? Eric Lupher explains why you need both
Funeral was the wrong venue for Jasper Williams’ message, but black America needs to have a dialogue about the link between poverty, crime and drugs and out-of-wedlock births.