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Corporate Subsidies Appear To Work Sometimes — Or Firm Was Coming Anyway

Firm got $130,000, not the $430,000 first offered, still built new plant Read more

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Whitmer Gas Tax Hike: Media, Boosters Ignore $600 Million It Moves Out Of Roads

The figures are in governor’s budget proposal Read more

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Michigan Roads Declined Even As Funding Rose Sharply

Tax hike proponents imply it’s simple, just pay more — but it’s not simple Read more

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Should Educator Evaluations Trust Data More?

Study raises questions about bias in judging teacher performance Read more

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If Rentals Not ‘Affirmatively Lawful,’ Court Says They Can Be Considered Unlawful

Court of Appeals rules against Airbnb-type home rentals Read more

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County Road Commissions Fill Pension Potholes

Bills would encourage paying down retirement debts Read more

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Tech Company Gets $2M in State Money, Fails Performance Test

After failing employment targets, Rigaku repays $825k Read more

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Traverse City A Step Closer To City-Owned Broadband

Critic questions business assumptions of city contractor Read more

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Unfair and Unnecessary: Fiat-Chrysler Lands State Corporate Handouts 

The $223.5 million is money that won't be spent on roads Read more

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Tax Evasion and Avoidance: Michigan Ranks 14th in Cigarette Smuggling

Latest data shows the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling Read more

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