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Prisons, and the nearly $2 billion we spend on them every year, are rarely a popular budget line item.
As part of his efforts to solve Detroit's financial crisis, the city's emergency manager Kevyn Orr has asked for an appraisal of the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts, sparking fears in artistic and philanthropic circles that he means to auction off the city's artistic jewels.
Education Achievement Authority officials overstated their authority to take over failing schools across Michigan in a bid to win a $35.4 million federal grant - six weeks before they began operating in September.
A state review team says there's a financial emergency in Hamtramck, a step that could lead to Gov.
The expansion will add 77,000 sq. ft. to the current 85,000 sq. ft. facility. The expansion plans include installing new paint, gel coat, and sand blast booths for component parts, as well as expanded manufacturing and flight line areas.
At Bridge Magazine, a content partner of A Better Michigan, former House of Representatives fiscal analyst Mitch Bean says many local woes are attributable to state policy.
The Mackinac Policy Conference brings Michiganians from all corners of the state together to discuss needed reforms.
The ride is bumpy in the rural area of western Michigan where Norman Knorr lives, and the retired accountant says he'd be willing to pay a 7% sales tax if he knew the extra money raised would be dedicated to road repairs.
Under state law, the only time the public gets to peek inside the inner workings of the Governor's Office is when its staffers send emails to employees of other state agencies, which are subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
Michigan's election board on Wednesday certified the signatures of a group seeking to ban wolf hunting and a referendum will be placed on the November 2014 ballot, but the outcome of the vote could be meaningless.
Great Lakes water levels are at historic lows, 26 inches below their long term averages, raising prices right at the beginning of the supply chain for iron ore, grain, and coal.
On Wednesday morning, dozens of Planned Parenthood supporters, dressed in pink shirts, packed into a Board of Canvassers meeting to oppose the pending petition drive.
The first-term Republican is among a group of political and technology leaders participating in the " March for Innovation ," an effort to boost support for comprehensive immigration reform spearheaded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is implementing about $151 million in budget cuts over the next two years.
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and leaders of the GOP majority in the Legislature reached a budget agreement Tuesday for next fiscal year that doesn't include an expansion of government health insurance for low income-adults and puts Michigan's unexpected surplus toward funding roads and K-12 education.
The debate continues in Lansing over how the state should spend almost half a billion dollars in unexpected revenue this year.
A union activist trying to get Detroit's emergency manager's appointment voided alleged the state treasurer lied under oath about correspondence he had with a state board that tapped the EM in March.