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CPAC scorecard: Michigan lawmakers least conservative in Midwest

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State Board of Education member resigns, leaves Michigan

When people who know Michigan's educational offerings best decide their future is elsewhere, we should be concerned Read more

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Farmington schools consultant sees problems with strong family structure

‘Systemic familialism’ is the name for the privilege held by people with intact families Read more

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Why did a Republican candidate for governor take $250K in matching funds?

Small-government conservative Garrett Soldano made an odd choice in taking public funds for his campaign Read more

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Detroit should scrap city ID program, after 2-year break, data leak

Rather than bring program in-house, Detroit should partner with Secretary of State to help Detroiters get IDs Read more

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Faulty assumptions led to $2.3 billion catch-up on Michigan school pensions

Michigan has a history of underfunding the system but might now make extra debt payments Read more

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If not for Whitmer's veto, Michigan would already have tax relief

Whitmer says she's 'hopeful' for tax relief, but has vetoed multiple tax cuts. Read more

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In Kalamazoo, budding bureaucracy accompanies pot industry

In the world of government, today's coordinator is tomorrow's department Read more

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State of Michigan plays peek-a-boo, redacting publicly available document

Now you see them, now you don't Read more

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In Wayne County, training on how to survive a traffic stop

There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop. But there could be. Read more

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Michigan’s 2023 budget increases road funding, doesn’t require tax hikes

If Whitmer’s 2019 plan for a gas tax increase had been approved, Michigan would have the highest in America Read more

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Midland, Gladwin approve 30-year tax to restore lakes after 2020 flood

Taxpayers in two Michigan counties will pay for a failure of government through the 2050s Read more

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Whitmer’s ‘no new taxes’ claim ignores her push for 45-cent gas tax hike

Campaign ad portrays failure to pass road funding plan as an accomplishment Read more

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Fact-check: No, Gov. Whitmer never faced a $3B deficit

There was a small budget surplus projected when Whitmer was sworn in Read more

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Parents of Okemos: How responsive are your schools?

Tell us your stories, parents of Okemos Public Schools Read more

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GM-state electric-car deal makes headlines, does little for Michigan economy

73 jobs added to the economy in one quarter for every one job GM pledges to create Read more

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A month after Whitmer request, still no Biden approval for presidential disaster declaration in Gaylord

‘The president ultimately makes the final decision,’ a FEMA spokesman said Read more

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Detroit officials hope feds will offset income-based water bills

City has only a year or so of outside funds for the pilot program Read more

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Though Stabenow thanks Biden for best economy in decades, job numbers still down, wages flat

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Michigan county shelves $90 million taxpayer-funded sports complex after CapCon reporting

Lenawee County officials claimed the project would boost county GDP by 18% Read more

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Detroit used cemetery dirt to backfill demolished homes

‘The risk is considered low,’ so long as water didn’t seep into caskets, the city says Read more

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Hillsdale mayor calls for the end of rounding-up program for utility bills

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Inflation On The Menu At Some Fast Food Restaurants Here

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Public Schools Struggle, Union Chief Says, But Staff Employment Is Up

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Farmington Schools’ Equity, Diversity And Inclusion Consultant Wants Dissenters Targeted And Pressured

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