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School Budgets Caught A Cold In 2000s, But Michigan Taxpayers Suffered Economic Pneumonia

Spending advocates’ budget comparisons ignore how Michigan’s ‘lost decade’ crushed taxpayers Read more

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Michigan’s Electric Companies Sign Onto Green Agenda

Expect costlier and less reliable electric power supplies Read more

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Michigan Schools And Families Were Hurt By 800,000 Lost Jobs

Public school establishment complaining about cuts that happened 10 years ago Read more

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Utility’s Plan To Replace Coal With Solar Passes Regulatory Hurdle

Regulators advance it a step, but cost and reliability concerns remain Read more

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U-M Research Guide Leans Left On ‘Fake News’ And Media Bias

Watching academia's taxpayer-funded media watchers Read more

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Gov. Rick Snyder’s Fiscal Policy Legacy

A review Read more

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This Michigan Utility Is Planning Your Energy Future

We’ll be much more dependent on intermittent power sources and buying electricity from out of state Read more

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By Honoring Football Anthem Protests, Union Dishonors Teachers Who Dissent

Example of how NEA’s compulsory dues violated teachers First Amendment rights Read more

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Dems Get 99.9 Percent of 2018 Teacher Union Political Cash

But an imminent Supreme Court ruling could make unions more sensitive to GOP members Read more

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Detroit’s Tax-Related Debt To Wayne County Down $70 Million Since 2010

$4 billion drop in property values plays a role Read more

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Despite Positive Buzz For Detroit, Downward Population Trend Continues

Moves of some corporate headquarters help the city but haven’t ushered in a new age Read more

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Even In Low-Paying School Districts, It’s Hard To Beat Teacher Pay And Benefits

Teaching may have its frustrations, but total compensation in Michigan public schools isn’t bad Read more

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Michigan Dems Don’t Like Current Policies, Ignore Facts About What Came Before

State’s economy worse now than during ‘Lost Decade’? Data tells very different story Read more

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Union In Potential Landmark Case Gave To Sharpton, Progressives, Dem Party

Supreme Court ruling expected on state worker’s claim that government unions inherently political Read more

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Special Tax Breaks For Privileged Firms Means Money Comes From Someone Else

Who do you think pays instead? Read more

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Despite Right-To-Work Laws, Unions Find Ways Make Workers Keep Paying

Michigan courts shut down one such tactic, but unions try others Read more

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For Each Gallon Of Water Michigan’s People Use, 288 Gallons Fall From The Sky

Really big-sounding water consumption figures appear much smaller when put in perspective Read more

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Average Teacher Pay Doesn’t Support Liberal Site’s Narrative? Use It Anyway

Vox says never mind, the narrative is right nationwide if not in every state Read more

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DTE Earns Big Gas Pipeline Profits, Lobbied For More Gas-Fired Electricity

‘More renewables’ and ‘less coal’ means more gas, and DTE is big in the gas business Read more

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Getting Harder For Union To Spread Teacher Pay Disinformation

'Taxpayers have a right to know where government funds are going and to whom' Read more

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Did School Choice Opposition Help Doom Detroit’s Bid For Amazon HQ?

Charters are city’s most promising schools yet face significant political opposition Read more

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Media Plays Games, Misleads Readers When Its Target Is School Choice

Public Radio labels a charter school opponent as ‘pro-school choice’ Read more

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DTE Produces Enough Wind Power To Run 24,000 Homes - But Part Of The Day Only

Oh, you wanted electricity 24/7? Read more

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Teacher Shortage Claims: Republicans Did It

Yet hundreds often apply for teacher openings, and 2,045 for one in Troy Read more

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Past Mistakes Haunt Builder Trying to Find Work

Michigan’s occupational licensure mandate can permanently impair those with criminal records Read more

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