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Biden touts unions at nonunion factory in Bay City

SK Siltron in Bay City is not staffed by union labor; Michigan unions down 140K members since 2012 Read more

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Michigan job numbers don’t reflect Whitmer’s hype

25 states have recovered from pandemic job losses — but not Michigan Read more

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John James cautions against China dependency, arbitrary deadlines in transition to EVs

EVs mean a slimmed down auto industry; James says government should not force transition Read more

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In Michigan, the lame duck won’t quack

Republican-controlled Legislature will end its reign with a thin schedule; Whitmer signs nearly 1,000 bills in first term Read more

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Okemos schools partner with CRT group for mandatory teacher training

Michigan schools continue to stray from the basics Read more

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Whitmer requests federal aid to reopen Palisades nuclear plant, but Granholm says no

Palisades nuclear plant supplied 15% of Michigan’s clean energy Read more

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Michigan museums and zoos cash in with 2023 state budget

Lawmakers were generous in granting the public’s money to private institutions Read more

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Wind industry strikes against local zoning control in Michigan

After losing big in township votes, turbine companies seek state preemption of local rules Read more

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U-M should do more to respect due process, civil liberties group says

Even with improved policies involving sexual misconduct allegations, Ann Arbor campus earns only a “C” Read more

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Greater Midland Community Center to receive $5M from state

In two years’ time, the Greater Midland Community Center has benefited from nearly $12M in legislative largesse Read more

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Like Whitmer, Biden clings to COVID emergency powers

Michigan Senators Peters and Stabenow voted no on effort to terminate COVID emergency Read more

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Michigan budget includes $40 million for the arts

Edsel Ford House, Grand Rapids, a community center in Midland were among the beneficiaries Read more

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness scheme fails in federal court

A federal judge ruled the plan an unconstitutional exercise of legislative power Read more

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Michigan bill would require corporations to report on number of female board members

Will Michigan get in the business of tracking diversity statistics of individual companies? Read more

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Michigan budget delivers $2 million curling center in Traverse City

Traverse City breaks out the brooms for pork project in shuttered Kmart Read more

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Michigan Association of School Boards joins coalition against Let MI Kids Learn

Scholarship program is misrepresented as a voucher, but it’s funded by donors Read more

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Education Department: COVID, not policy, caused Michigan’s decline in national rankings

State blames drop in NAEP scores on pandemic, not Whitmer policies Read more

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Michigan school districts might face higher costs from union-friendly legislation

Proposal would require districts to pay increased costs even if there is no contract Read more

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Michigan Secretary of State: Votes will be counted within 24 hours

Biden has tried to lower expectations, saying it would take days to count votes Read more

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Okemos equity plan includes safe space for the marginalized

Learning loss from school shutdowns will cost about $5M to remedy, but the district focuses on a social agenda Read more

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Mackinac Center: Landlord-tenant rule affects substantive rights of landlords

In effect, local health orders could ban evictions, the Center warns in a public comment on proposed Michigan court rule Read more

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Teachers union spends $1M on Michigan governor’s race

Teachers unions dish out cash for Whitmer and school board candidates; media is critical of conservatives who do the same Read more

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Whitmer misleads on $400 auto insurance refunds

Whitmer both takes and disavows credit for refunds from the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association Read more

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Michigan school closures went beyond ‘three months’

At debate with Tudor Dixon, Whitmer misleads on Michigan school closures during COVID-19 Read more

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Whitmer’s strong economy claim is false

Michigan’s recovery is among the weakest in the nation Read more

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