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Trump-backed John James wins GOP nomination for US Senate

August 8, 2018
LANSING — Michigan businessman John James, a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination yesterday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall. Read More

Study: Half of Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees work

December 12, 2017
ANN ARBOR — A study released this month finds roughly half of those enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid program since its expansion have jobs and another quarter who are unemployed are likely to be in poor health, raising concerns about potential work requirements for enrollees. Read More

5 facts about immigration in Michigan

December 1, 2014
President Barack Obama's recent executive action on immigration may protect millions of people illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. Here's a look at where immigration policies stand in Michigan: Read More

Study: 40 percent of working households don't make ends meet

September 1, 2014
A new study has found that 40 percent of Michigan households with at least one worker don't make enough money to meet basic survival needs. Read More

Failure: Lab spotlights the fall

May 26, 2014
An entrepreneur shared a story about how he had failed as a father, husband and businessman. Read More

State allows insurers to renew canceled health policies

November 25, 2013
LANSING — Michigan will heed President Barack Obama's call to allow state health insurers to extend policies that fail to meet requirements of the federal health care overhaul. Read More

Workers rally for increase in Michigan minimum wage

September 2, 2013
DETROIT — A recurring call to raise the minimum wage has returned in the run up to Labor Day, in the form of national rallies and a new report that finds Michigan ranks second to worst among states for wage growth during the past 30 years. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs law overhauling Blue Cross Blue Shield

March 19, 2013
DETROIT — Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Monday that overhauls Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan by ending its tax-exempt status, changing how it is regulated and letting it transform into a new nonprofit structure. Read More

Gov. Snyder, GOP and Democrats collide on right to work in Michigan

December 6, 2012
LANSING –– Gov. Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature's top two leaders said Thursday they would seek approval of right-to-work legislation for Michigan in the next few days, potentially giving the movement its strongest foothold yet in a Rust Belt region where organized labor already has suffered several body blows. Read More

State leaders revise business property tax-cut measure

November 28, 2012
LANSING –– Leaders from the governor's office and the Legislature on Tuesday introduced a new plan to eliminate the taxes businesses pay on computers and equipment used in the manufacturing process, but it would require voter approval. Read More