Right-to-work no longer rules in private sector

Agency fees still apply; public sector workers still have right-to-work Read more

News Story

UAW to invest $40M to expand footprint to South

Autoworkers union looks beyond Big Three for growth Read more

News Story

Michigan Senators: Factor $700M tax cut into 2025 budget

Mackinac Center lawsuit will soon have its day in appeals court Read more

Commentary

What Michigan could lose with National Popular Vote

Beware efforts to turn features of our constitutional system into bugs Read more

News Story

Slippery slope: State board members warn against homeschool registry

Two members offer pushback at plan, warn of unstated dangers Read more

News Story

Michigan’s new growth plan: Open homes to refugees

Sponsors are expected to help refugees find housing, jobs and schooling Read more

News Story

After UAW strike, Ford promises equal and opposite reaction

2023 strike was a watershed moment, automaker says Read more

Analysis

Michigan taxpayers funded artistic and financial flops in last film-subsidy effort

In movies and subsidy programs, the sequel is rarely better Read more

Commentary

Don’t redirect pension funds

Lawmakers should be wary about lowering pension debt payments Read more

News Story

Michigan job, population numbers fall behind national trends

Recovery from pandemic has also lagged the national average Read more

News Story

Growth officer: Michigan a ‘leaky bucket’ for young people

Southeast Michigan would be shrinking if not for immigration Read more

Commentary

EVs force technology on drivers

Mass adoption of the EV will create a world more hostile to cash Read more

News Story

Fast EV adoption will shrink Michigan’s population

The quicker the transition, the deeper the job and population loss will be, says U-M forecast Read more

News Story

COVID cash grew government in Michigan

Government jobs accounted for 32% of job growth in 2023 Read more

Commentary

Michigan’s school funding amendment is a harmful relic

Anti-Catholic 1970 law holds students back while other states get ahead Read more

News Story

Flint schools get $156M in COVID funds, ask for debt relief

District seeks $56M bailout from Michigan Legislature Read more

News Story

Wayne State the only college in Michigan to still require COVID vaccine

WSU is one of only 68 in the nation Read more

MichiganVotes Bills

Michigan vehicle owners would have to opt out of park passes under House bill

People could only opt out of the $10 park pass within a 30-day window Read more

News Story

Electric school buses lose one-third of range in cold weather

Range capacity drops when temps fall to 25 degrees Fahrenheit, per U.S. Department of Energy Read more

Commentary

Dickson: Why are we building electrified roads?

The real endgame is not roads that charge cars. Those are meant to draw car-buyers in Read more

News Bite

When Michigan has 2 million EVs, how many chargers will we need?

95% of chargers would be privately owned, per U.S. Department of Energy Read more

MichiganVotes Bills

Michigan film credits could cost state $2B over a decade

Extra credits given to women and minority-owned businesses Read more

MichiganVotes Bills

Senate panel to consider bill making governor, lawmakers eligible for FOIA

Bipartisan two-bill package from 2023 gets first hearing Read more

Commentary

Governments cite debunked ALICE study to justify welfare spending

United Way’s methodology miscalculates and overstates poverty Read more

Pork Stories

Detroit to spend $6M in federal funds to restore decades-old fountain

Again, federal covid relief money is spent to renovate buildings and landmarks Read more

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