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Report says education lagging in Michigan

May 22, 2015
A nonprofit organization is taking the state to school with its campaign for new strategies and policies to improve Michigan’s public education system performance. Read More

Make education priority in state’s turnaround

May 22, 2015
The Business Journal is reporting on a study just released by Education Trust-Midwest, a non-partisan education policy organization, showing that, by almost any statistical average, Michigan students are performing among the bottom 10 states in the country. Read More

Senators back to ‘fixing’ non-existent problems instead of fixing roads

May 15, 2015
Michigan legislators were roundly chastised in April before the statewide ballot proposal to fund road repairs, construction and transportation was soundly defeated by voters. Read More

No-fault auto reform needed for Michigan

May 15, 2015
If you happen to occasionally observe the innumerable medical and personal-injury ads that litter the sides of our major roads or see them on TV, you can rightly assume that Michigan is very fertile ground for big-money vehicle-related claims and litigation. Read More

Lawmakers eye higher speed limits

LANSING — A new package of bills could result in higher speed limits on state roads across Michigan. Read More

Poultry industry on alert for bird flu

A new strain from Asia may be spread by migrating waterfowl.

May 1, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new strain of bird flu suspected of being spread by migrating waterfowl is decimating commercial poultry operations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, but has not yet been reported in Michigan. Read More

Auto industry no longer can support state’s prosperity

May 1, 2015
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Read More

Michigan Work Share offers alternative to layoffs

April 24, 2015
To avoid layoffs during a slowdown, Michigan employers can now reduce hours employees work during the week through a work sharing, unemployment insurance program. Read More

State groups strengthen police, community ties

LANSING — As communities across the country confront mistrust between police and citizens, organizations across Michigan are working to build relationships officials hope can avoid unrest. Read More

Buildings join battle to save energy

April 20, 2015
The battle for Michigan’s green buildings has begun. Read More