Short-term rental bills seek tax hikes, more regulations

Proposed legislation targets owners who rent property for more than 14 days per year Read more

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Michigan school employee: Stop using genders at historical school

Employee says using boy, girl distinctions is harmful Read more

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It’s hard to know if remote work saves taxpayer money

Reporting requirement implemented for 2023 not in current budget Read more

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New bipartisan innovation fund proposal reminiscent of past state grant program

The previous program cost more than $274,000 per job per year Read more

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Charter school advocate says state education board accusations inaccurate

Advocate responds after resolution calls for more regulation Read more

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Auditor blasts People Mover finances

Detroit Transportation Corp. rife with financial issues, according to audit Read more

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Paraprofessional in Traverse City gets MEA decertified and replaced

Support personnel of Northwest Education Services get new union Read more

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Unemployment agency undercalculated penalties for fraud

Virtually no attempts to recover payments Read more

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As union membership plummets, home help care spending in Michigan has skyrocketed

Ten years after SEIU scheme came to an end, spending is up 85% Read more

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Whitmer gives the state billions in pork, corporate welfare, not better roads

A slight improvement in roads matched by their continued long-term decline Read more

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Statewide bill on short-term rentals not needed, local official says

‘Look to your local ordinance and enforce the same’ Read more

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Michigan not ‘killing it’ in jobs creation, despite boast from VP Harris

State is in the bottom third for job creation Read more

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State handouts to Ford could be jeopardized by company’s investments elsewhere

Company agreed to ‘make best efforts to keep jobs in Michigan’ Read more

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Michigan’s arbitrary process for banning license plates

Government prohibits words for products it advertises Read more

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State budget amendment would require apprenticeships for workers on state-funded projects

No obvious out for those who have already been working Read more

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Great Lakes water levels down but within historical averages

No deep conclusions from shallow evidence Read more

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Anti-DEI organization launches training option for state-required training

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer added DEI requirement to licensing requirements for physicians, nurses, other professionals Read more

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Sen. Stabenow boasts about job growth that mostly reflects recovery from COVID-19 and pandemic policies

Job growth has been slow in Michigan Read more

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Officials differ on effects, reasons for homeschool registry

Proponents will ‘want entry into the house,’ state board member says Read more

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State ed board cites transparency in call for new charter school regulations

‘It seems to be an overreaction’ Read more

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Michigan lawmakers send $1.2M to wealthy cities for splash pads

Novi, with per-capita income 61% higher than state average, gets $200K Read more

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DeWitt Schools withdraws plan for pronoun lesson in grades preK-2

One-third of district third-graders not proficient in English Read more

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Michigan parents ask U.S. Supreme Court to strike down ban on aid to private education

State constitution makes Michigan an outlier in education choice Read more

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Bill in Legislature targets squatting

Sheriffs could immediately remove squatters from homes Read more

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Michigan’s largest debt declines

Gov. Whitmer asks to put less into the pension system Read more

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