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Auditor finds fault with state oversight of child welfare program

State data say 437 children harmed while under its care Read more

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Right-to-Work law repeal more than doubles federal complaints

Filed cases increase from 4 to 10 over one year Read more

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Legal expert calls Michigan's oil and gas lawsuit ‘utterly unethical’

Attorney seeks $475 an hour or 25% of recovered settlements Read more

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City of Lansing cleans up in 2025 pork projects

Budget funds city election, entertainment, infrastructure projects Read more

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Michigan lags nationwide COVID recovery

Data say Michigan businesses saw more closures than the national average Read more

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Report lays out costs of banning short-term rentals,

Hope College survey the latest development in fight in Ottawa County’s Park Township Read more

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AFL-CIO receives $4M from state for workplace training program, veterans group gets $250K

Unspecified forestry-related program receives $750k in earmarks Read more

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Lawmakers release 18 departments from requirement to report severance payments

Less transparency means more corruption and waste, lawmaker says Read more

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Judge won’t give Michigan immunity in Enbridge lawsuit

Court schedules oral arguments for July 31 Read more

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Two arts organizations will receive $1.25 million from taxpayers

Unclear what lawmakers requested the earmarks Read more

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Saginaw lawmaker earmarked $1.9M to fix elementary school pool

School district blames ‘bugs’ after pages vanish from website Read more

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Who spent $13M on five state museums?

Legislature doesn’t name sponsors of grants in 2025 Michigan state budget Read more

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Bills aim to return Michigan to bad old days of dues skim

Voters soundly rejected this shady union funding practice in 2012 Read more

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Michigan’s new green energy plan looks like its old plan

A decade after losing millions on ‘next-gen’ projects, Michigan gets federal approval for relaxed loan guidelines Read more

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Whitmer boasts of vehicle rebate missing from the state budget

Lawmakers cut out the item before voting Read more

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Speech therapist could lose license for not completing implicit bias training

FOIA records show worker failed to complete 20 credit hours, including implicit bias training Read more

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Wayne-Westland School District facing $30M deficit

Deficit caused by overspending, clerical error Read more

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Michigan House OKs bill creating museum tax authority

If enacted, the plan could cost Oakland County taxpayers $167M over 10 years Read more

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Taxpayers get three small wins in $83B budget

Massive spending package moves $670M from debt payoff, but lawmakers reject bills on SOAR extension, film credits, data center tax breaks Read more

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As Janus anniversary draws nears, public workers retain right to union representation

It’s the flip side of union’s power of exclusive representation Read more

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Michigan lawmaker pitches $2B transit proposal

Wayne State University professor calls plan another boondoggle Read more

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Michigan State Ed board seeks more charter school regulations

Board resolution singles out schools that educate more than 150,000 Read more

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Michigan House budget proposal cuts payments on pension debt by $630M

Other legislation would allocate $3B to corporate handouts Read more

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Bills could force some Michigan landlords to accept Section 8 vouchers

Property group opposes the plan, citing bureaucracy Read more

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Michigan House scheduled to vote June 20 on diverting $670M from teacher debt to other projects

Teacher pension retirement system nearly $30B in debt Read more

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