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Coming to Michigan in 2024: $125M of electric school buses

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Whitmer climate plan views locals as barrier to progress

In 2024, appointees of the governor will have final say over large-scale wind and solar projects, not local officials Read more

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Michigan makes list of ‘Anti-Free Speech’ states

Amicus brief Missouri v. Biden puts state on collision course with First Amendment Read more

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Coming soon to your town: the Michigan Climate Corps

Michigan taxpayers fund governor’s climate mission with $2.6 million over 2 years Read more

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Ballot effort seeks to repeal Lansing control of solar, wind siting

Citizens for Local Choice seeks a spot on the November 2024 ballot Read more

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8 of America’s most expensive cities to heat are in Michigan

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EV mandates, energy transition threaten grid, regulator warns

Decline of ‘resource adequacy’ in Michigan will cause shortfalls starting in 2028 Read more

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Top 10 CapCon stories for 2023

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Michigan paid $245M to the dead, jailed and ineligible

Audit: People under 16 or over 80 got $177 million in payments Read more

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Half of Ford dealers sit out the EV revolution

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Mackinac Center to appeal tax rate case

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A tale of two Michigan growth strategies

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Michigan population council wants licensing reform, Whitmer doesn’t

Governor vetoed reform similar to the one her own council is recommending Read more

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Whitmer $25M rebate plan favors EVs, new cars

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MEA head boasts of membership growth, but numbers tell a different story

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After getting $824M in state aid, GM to cut 900 jobs at Orion Assembly

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Whitmer EV directive is years behind Whitmer environmental plan

‘Exceptions shall be disfavored’ in Michigan’s mandated switch to electric Read more

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Educator behind embattled reading theory to keynote Troy School District conference

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Prior to recall, Green Township board violated campaign finance law

Signs that attacked critics failed to name the source of their funding, as required by law Read more

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Campaign finance violation puts Nessel, Benson on opposite sides

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Growing Michigan Together Council says more education spending will draw people to state

The facts tell a different story; school funding does not play a causal role in success Read more

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Park Township short-term rental owners win court injunction

Township ban will be paused until case resumes in August 2024 Read more

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Ford Marshall plant dubbed worst deal of 2023

Taxpayers spent $1.7B; governor’s allies ran expensive smear campaign against dissenters Read more

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Public Service Commission ruling on the Line 5 Tunnel is a small pre-holiday win for Michiganders

One bit of good news to balance the glut of Grinch-like energy news coming out of Lansing Read more

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EV battery maker lays off quarter of staff

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