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A history lesson on COVID-related school closures in Michigan

Most students in Michigan endured remote instruction for more than the three months Whitmer admits to Read more

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Michigan had the worst COVID lockdowns, yet more deaths than other states

Gov. Whitmer shut down the economy and schools more than Indiana, Ohio or Wisconsin Read more

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No, putting power lines underground is not the answer in Michigan

One trade group found that undergrounding is too costly in hurricane zones, let alone Michigan Read more

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UP energy costs are high; without Line 5, they would be unaffordable

Michigan will grant $120 million in home heating credits this year Read more

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ESG standards have left some businesses, individuals, without banking services Read more

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For Rochester schools’ diversity vendors, equity is good business

FOIA lawsuit against Rochester Community Schools has yielded a list of authors, but requested classroom materials denied so far Read more

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The move toward ESG investing is not the free market at work

Government tilts the scale toward the alternative approach toward investing Read more

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What you need to know about ESG

The road to hell is paved with bad investments Read more

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What is a recession?

Facing the dictionary definition of a recession, President Biden tries to change it Read more

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Ten other numbers to know about the Michigan budget

Gov. Whitmer’s ‘10 most important budget numbers’ left out a few items Read more

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Multi-vaccinated Biden gets COVID; had claimed vaccinations prevent infection

Overheated claims and the heavy hand of government have created public distrust Read more

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Publication Decries Inadequate State Park Resources, But Ignores Major Revenue Streams

Recent changes will see nearly $1 billion earmarked to parks in coming years Read more

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Michigan’s Teacher Pension Fund Earned Just 5.3% Last Year

401(k) investors in a Vanguard stock-and-bond index fund did better Read more

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These Parents And Children Looking For Alternatives After Virtual Instruction Failed Them

Schools’ poor pandemic performance has changed their relationship with parents and the public Read more

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Union Complains About New Teachers’ Low Pay - In Contracts It Negotiated

It’s a trade-off: Pay starts low and rises quickly as seniority builds Read more

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Institutionalized Obfuscation By School Spending Advocates

Ignoring 29% of Detroit school funding lets this official claim institutional racism Read more

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Officials Take Credit When Pandemic Ebbs, Blame The People For Surges

Beware a government with a ‘vision of sick people as the enemy’ warned ACLU in 2008 Read more

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Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm Oversaw Parade Of Failed Green Energy Boondoggles

Would-be energy secretary’s record not promising Read more

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In the ‘Birthplace of Organized Labor,’ Union Membership Plummets

Since Michigan's right-to-work law was adopted organized labor struggles to retain dues-paying members Read more

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Second Wave Agony: Maybe The State’s Epidemic Policy Is To Blame, Not Its People

Officials scold the public, but a growing chorus of scientists say it’s politicians who are blowing it Read more

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Whitmer's Back-and-Forth on Football Raises Questions On The 'Science' She Cites

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Underfunded? Detroit Is State's 15th Best Funded Larger School District

Gets less from some sources and more from others Read more

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Five School Options For Parents And Children This Fall

But nothing is certain Read more

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Costly Drugs For Rare Diseases A Moral Dilemma For Society

A life-and-death issue for some Read more

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Without Context, Water Use Claims Are Misleading (Millions? Billions? Trillions?)

Water use debate often occurs in an information vacuum Read more

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