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Editorial: Cheers for the gas tax hike

Editorial: Cheers for the gas tax hikeGas tax and registration fees rise, but the new revenue should make life better for Michigan motorists.
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Editorial: Happy New Year; much change ahead

Editorial: Happy New Year; much change aheadNew political realities promise to bring sweeping reforms in 2017, and they must be made thoughtfully
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Editorial: Michigan had solid year; make 2017 better

Editorial: Michigan had solid year; make 2017 betterState is making steady economic progress, but needs a much larger surge to break into the Top 10 states
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Our Editorial: Stop forcing inmates to rent jail cells

Our Editorial: Stop forcing inmates to rent jail cellsCharging county prisoners a daily fee to cover incarceration costs adds another obstacle to rehabilitation
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World’s constitutions are in crisis

World’s constitutions are in crisisFor the most part, the U.S. system has worked. It’s going to be tested in the months and years ahead
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Editorial: Trump’s promising energy landscape

Editorial: Trump’s promising energy landscapePicks for EPA, Energy Department aren’t traditional, but could unleash the energy potential of the U.S.
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Our Editorial: Lessons of the Nativity

Our Editorial: Lessons of the NativityStory of Christ’s birth brings messages that still resonate and inspire in the modern world
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Editorial: Fouts must explain himself

Editorial: Fouts must explain himselfDerogatory comments about disabled people attributed to the Warren mayor need a response
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Our Editorial: Ronna Romney McDaniel has big job ahead

Our Editorial: Ronna Romney McDaniel has big job aheadTrump’s pick for head of the Republican Party must protect Senate majority, lure back GOP elites and donors
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Editorial: Police need more empathy for pets

Editorial: Police need more empathy for petsDetroit officers shoot a high number of dogs every year; better training could prevent unnecessary pet deaths
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Editorial: Michigan takes step toward justice

Editorial: Michigan takes step toward justiceExonerated individuals deserve state compensation and services to help them re-enter society successfully
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Editorial: The city’s lights are on, at last

Editorial: The city’s lights are on, at lastDetroit lighting authority has finished its streetlight work, ensuring residents, visitors aren’t in the dark
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Editorial: An energy win for Michigan

Editorial: An energy win for MichiganLawmakers did the right thing
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Editorial: Electoral panel must stay true to electorate

Editorial: Electoral panel must stay true to electorateEfforts to lobby members of Electoral College to change their votes are unproductive and misguided
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Editorial: Flint still requires state assistance

Editorial: Flint still requires state assistanceWhile the state has tried to rectify its part in the Flint water crisis, it still bears responsibility for finishing the job of making the city whole.
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Editorial: Put pensions on to-do list

Editorial: Put pensions on to-do listAs school employee retirement system racks up unfunded liabilities, lawmakers must pass reforms
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Editorial: Pass parole reform bill

Editorial: Pass parole reform billThe Safe and Smart Parole Reform bill would make the process of paroling prisoners fairer and more consistent
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Editorial: Step up to fix infrastructure

Editorial: Step up to fix infrastructureMichigan policymakers must invest to close funding gaps so state can move into the 21st century
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Editorial: Recount reveals voting outrages

Editorial: Recount reveals voting outragesThe right to vote of Michigan residents means little if their ballots are spoiled by incompetent election officials
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Editorial: Revive Brownfield development bill

Editorial: Revive Brownfield development billMichigan House Speaker Kevin Cotter should reconsider a decision not to bring to a vote a bill that would have encouraged at least $3 billion in new investment in Detroit and made the redevelopment of challenging sites easier in cities across the sta
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Editorial: Stricter voter ID unnecessary

Editorial: Stricter voter ID unnecessaryThere’s no need for more onerous photo ID measures at the polling place
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Editorial: Carson must return HUD to its mission

Editorial: Carson must return HUD to its missionHUD has crept away from aiding affordable housing and rebuilding cities
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Editorial: Student loans burden taxpayers

Editorial: Student loans burden taxpayersA new GAO report highlights the financial weight these loans will have on economy; change is needed now
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Editorial: Detroit should collect its own taxes

Editorial: Detroit should collect its own taxesThe burden of collecting taxes shouldn’t shift to suburban employers just because they hire Detroiters
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Editorial: EPA runs over automotive realities

Editorial: EPA runs over automotive realitiesAggressive fuel standards from the environmental agency ignore auto industry needs and could harm consumers
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Editorial: Obamacare keeps costing Michigan

Editorial: Obamacare keeps costing MichiganThe increased number of participants will strain the state’s budget
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Editorial: Don’t repeat past tax break errors

Editorial: Don’t repeat past tax break errorsIf the Legislature goes the incentives route, it must not repeat past mistakes
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