Politics & Government

  • The Stigma of Transit: “We Have to Make Buses Sexy”

    Our roads are too wide, our cars are too linked to status, says the mayor who revolutionized transit in his…

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  • Four Things You Should Know About Prevailing Wage in Michigan

    There’s an effort afoot to repeal Michigan’s prevailing wage law this year.

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  • Campaign to hike minimum wage to $12 turns in petitions

    “We talk about how our cities are suffering, our communities are suffering,”

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  • Detroit offers program to help Detroiters eliminate responsibility fees ahead of schedule

    In Detroit alone, 76,000 residents owe an average of $1,600 in responsibility fees.

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  • Republicans eye getting in front of marijuana legalization

    A petition campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan has cleared a bunch of hurdles.

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  • Two Michigan Attorney General rivals. One day to make their pitch.

    Nessel, the first openly gay person to run for statewide office in Michigan, could claim victory.

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  • Mike Duggan blasts Abdul El-Sayed for accusing him of ‘poisoning kids’

    him so much I got kicked out of meetings,” El-Sayed said

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  • Here’s who has endorsed Republican candidates for Michigan governor

    The GOP gubernatorial primary race is heating up…

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  • Michigan Land Bank approves sale of historic State Fairgrounds property to City of Detroit

    While the MLBFTA Board approved the sale, the transaction must also be approved by the Detroit City Council.

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  • Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave

    Blighted but beloved, Delray’s epitaph has been written for years.

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