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State handouts to Ford could be jeopardized by company’s investments elsewhere

Company agreed to ‘make best efforts to keep jobs in Michigan’ Read more

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State budget amendment would require apprenticeships for workers on state-funded projects

No obvious out for those who have already been working Read more

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Great Lakes water levels down but within historical averages

No deep conclusions from shallow evidence Read more

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Anti-DEI organization launches training option for state-required training

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer added DEI requirement to licensing requirements for physicians, nurses, other professionals Read more

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Sen. Stabenow boasts about job growth that mostly reflects recovery from COVID-19 and pandemic policies

Job growth has been slow in Michigan Read more

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Officials differ on effects, reasons for homeschool registry

Proponents will ‘want entry into the house,’ state board member says Read more

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State ed board cites transparency in call for new charter school regulations

‘It seems to be an overreaction’ Read more

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Michigan lawmakers send $1.2M to wealthy cities for splash pads

Novi, with per-capita income 61% higher than state average, gets $200,000 Read more

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DeWitt Schools withdraws plan for pronoun lesson in grades preK-2

One-third of district third-graders not proficient in English Read more

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Michigan parents ask U.S. Supreme Court to strike down ban on aid to private education

State constitution makes Michigan an outlier in education choice Read more

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Bill in Legislature targets squatting

Sheriffs could immediately remove squatters from homes Read more

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Michigan’s largest debt declines

Gov. Whitmer asks to put less into the pension system Read more

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Michigan roads, bridges, on path to get worse over 10 years

We’re fixing the roads, Gov. Whitmer says Read more

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Whitmer seeks federal emergency laws to cover mild winter

Warm weather casts doubt on Michigan’s future as haven from warm weather Read more

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Member of state ed board called for ending charter schools

Board of Ed member who said in 2016, ‘charter schools should end,’ among those voting to have state, school districts, veto new charter schools Read more

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Rochester parent takes quest for school records to Michigan Supreme Court

Asks for reversal of Feb. 22 Appeals Court ruling Read more

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Anti-eviction advocacy group in Detroit due to get $20M from taxpayers

State budget provides $2.5M; the rest comes from federal budget Read more

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No free lunch: Students aren’t embracing Michigan’s no-cost school meals

There’s been a mere 8% increase in students eating taxpayer-paid school lunches in Michigan Read more

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Michigan’s property taxes keep increasing above inflation

Municipalities cry poverty, but the numbers tell a different story Read more

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Executive budget for 2024 gets a substantial boost from previous years

Inflation, policy changes, increased staffing explain the change Read more

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Michigan law deems all teachers ‘effective’ by default

New teacher evaluation law replaces ‘ineffective’ rating with ‘needs support’ Read more

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Dearborn schools responds to CapCon story on contract language

U.S. Supreme Court has ruled union fees requirements for public employees unconstitutional Read more

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Auditor’s office repeatedly finds evidence of poor performance in state agencies

The office is slated for a budget cut Read more

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Foster family charged by Nessel were plaintiffs against her in 2019

Flore family’s involvement in two cases was ‘coincidental,’ says spokesman for Michigan AG Read more

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For Palisades nuclear plant, there will be a future

Nuclear plant in southwest Michigan will power 17% of the homes in the state Read more

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