Guest Column

Opinions and tips from experts within the community.

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Restore Congressional control over direct spending

May 22, 2015
The Founding Fathers’ father, Benjamin Franklin, was a master compromiser. 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

Deed restrictions could hurt Michigan’s vacation industry

May 8, 2015
If you — like many Michiganders — rent your vacation home from time to time, make sure you consider the potential impact that deed restrictions may have on your right to continue using your property as a vacation rental. 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

Legislation would shift power to D.C.

April 24, 2015
When people talk about the energy that powers their lives, they usually say they want it to be safe and affordable, and to be there when they need it. Read More

Manufacturers could benefit from vehicle repair policy changes

April 17, 2015
One should never underestimate what Michigan can produce. Read More

Education needs to become a top priority

April 10, 2015
I read with dismay a recent Business Journal article entitled “Shrinking number of teachers signals end of a dream career.” Read More

Road plan increases state spending and is filled with pork

April 3, 2015
On May 5, Michigan voters will be called upon to consider a change in the Michigan sales tax law, raising it from 6 to 7 percent. Read More

Facebook feature lets you name an ‘heir’ on account

March 27, 2015
As our lives become increasingly digital, more and more of our assets are based in technology and created online. Read More

Prosperity is driven by education attainment

March 20, 2015
Business Journal editor Carole Valade titled a recent editorial “Michigan: a state of impoverishment.” Read More