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Whitmer nets GOP, business support for tuition-free programs - Houston Chronicle

5 hours 3 min ago
Whitmer nets GOP, business support for tuition-free programs  Houston Chronicle

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is netting key support from the business community and some Republican lawmakers for her ...

Opinion: Macomb Parent Advisory Group back Whitmer's budget - The Macomb Daily

April 17, 2019 - 11:30
Opinion: Macomb Parent Advisory Group back Whitmer's budget  The Macomb Daily

On behalf of the 19840 children with disabilities in Macomb County, the Macomb Parent Advisory Committee supports Governor Whitmer's proposed state ...

New car cruise coming to Macomb County - The Macomb Daily

April 16, 2019 - 17:45
New car cruise coming to Macomb County  The Macomb Daily

Car buffs, cruisers and gearheads will have a new location this June to gather and show their admiration for automobiles.

5 Ways To Enjoy Your Week In Detroit - CBS Detroit

April 16, 2019 - 10:25
5 Ways To Enjoy Your Week In Detroit  CBS Detroit

Looking to mix things up this week? From a side hustle seminar to an Easter extravaganza, here are some solid options to help you get social around town.

Whitmer: Road funding, auto insurance deal could be 'win-win' - The Detroit News

April 15, 2019 - 15:52
Whitmer: Road funding, auto insurance deal could be 'win-win'  The Detroit News

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is open to pairing long-term road funding solution with reforms to the state's no-fault auto insurance system.

5 ways to enjoy your week in Detroit - Hoodline

April 15, 2019 - 13:53
5 ways to enjoy your week in Detroit  Hoodline

Looking for fun, entertaining events and activities to check out in Detroit this week? Including dates, times, locations, and links to buy tickets.

Why and how 11 Trump states raised the minimum wage, explained | News - witf.org

April 15, 2019 - 12:39
Why and how 11 Trump states raised the minimum wage, explained | News  witf.org

Across the country, 29 states have raised the minimum wage above the federal level, including multiple Republican-leaning area.

Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

April 14, 2019 - 03:00
Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Legislation that state lawmakers in Lansing are considering would raise requirements for how businesses must handle a data breach. The bills would define the ...

Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

April 14, 2019 - 03:00
Biz groups hope to change proposed legislation on data breach reporting  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

Legislation that state lawmakers in Lansing are considering would raise requirements for how businesses must handle a data breach. The bills would define the ...

Whitmer's first 100 days: 'Like drinking from a fire hose' - The Detroit News

April 10, 2019 - 22:40
Whitmer's first 100 days: 'Like drinking from a fire hose'  The Detroit News

Whitmer is all in on a gas tax increase, vowing to fill potholes despite political landmines with an insistence that has defined her early tenure.

'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting - WSYM-TV

April 9, 2019 - 14:32
'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting  WSYM-TV

Students and schools say it is a “stupid test”, yet millions of your tax dollars are being spent on it. Why? One lawmaker says the reason is the law requires it, and ...

'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting - WXYZ Detroit

April 9, 2019 - 14:00
'This test is worthless': Lawmakers, kids who take WorkKeys test say it is so simple it's insulting  WXYZ Detroit

Students and schools say it is a “stupid test”, yet millions of your tax dollars are being spent on it. Why? One lawmaker says the reason is the law requires it, and ...

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement - The Macomb Daily

April 9, 2019 - 06:45
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts delays State of City for major announcement  The Macomb Daily

A major – but unspecified – project or program in the city of Warren has caused Mayor Jim Fouts to delay his annual State of the City address.

NFIB rejects Whitmer road-funding plan ⋆ Michigan Advance - Michigan Advance

April 8, 2019 - 11:29
NFIB rejects Whitmer road-funding plan ⋆ Michigan Advance  Michigan Advance

The membership of one of the state's leading small business advocacy groups is vigorously opposed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax ...

Court ruling gives Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future - Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

April 8, 2019 - 03:00
Court ruling gives Michigan’s Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future  Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

A U.S. district judge's ruling that work requirements for Medicaid recipients should not have been approved in Kentucky and Arkansas could lead to a similar ...

Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave - City Pulse

April 4, 2019 - 09:50
Instant city: The aesthetics of Greater Lansing's big development wave  City Pulse

Big projects like SkyVue, he scolded us, generate jobs and tax revenue, yet here we were, complaining about architecture — “of all things.” That throwaway ...

What's next on Line 5? - City Pulse

April 3, 2019 - 15:34
What's next on Line 5?  City Pulse

The state commission then-Gov. Rick Snyder whipped up last year to grease the wheels for a utility tunnel under the Mackinac Straits is unconstitutional, ...

Rick Haglund: No evidence that Whitmer's business tax hike will hurt jobs - Michigan Advance

March 30, 2019 - 03:53
Rick Haglund: No evidence that Whitmer's business tax hike will hurt jobs  Michigan Advance

When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a 6-percent income tax on small businesses in early March, business lobbying groups and Republican lawmakers ...