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Editorial: What’s next for Flint?

Editorial: What’s next for Flint?While the immediate public health crisis is over, the city still faces many uncertainties as it deals with the aftermath
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Editorial: Connectivity will drive state’s future

Editorial: Connectivity will drive state’s futureMobility and big data development in automotive, other sectors is vital to Michigan’s future economy
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Our editorial: Part-time only with term limits

Our editorial: Part-time only with term limitsPotential gubernatorial candidates want part-time legislature; term limit relief must accompany change
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Our Editorial: Build a better Detroit school district

Our Editorial: Build a better Detroit school districtAs new superintendent starts his work, focus should be on creating a fresh approach, strong foundation
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Editorial: Don’t delay teacher pension overhaul

Editorial: Don’t delay teacher pension overhaulLawmakers have introduced bills that would close pension system to new hires; this is best for teachers, taxpayers
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Editorial: Don’t like Trump’s cut? Suggest others

Editorial: Don’t like Trump’s budget cuts? Suggest othersTrump’s plan to shift 2.5 percent of the federal budget won’t make the sky fall
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Editorial: Ford shake-up sign of new times

Editorial: Ford shake-up sign of new timesIn dumping Fields, announcing layoffs, Ford is getting ahead of warning signs
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Editorial: Stay the course on opioid fight

Editorial: Stay the course on opioid fightLegislature should pass bill package to increase accountability for prescribers
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Editorial: Challenges ahead for Detroit schools

Editorial: Challenges ahead for Detroit schoolsIncoming superintendent will face complex academic and financial debates, internal politics when he takes over in July
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Ingrid Jacques

Jacques: How to keep campus speech free

Jacques: How to keep campus speech freeUniversities must find a way to balance free speech rights, which are increasingly under attack, of all students
  • Ingrid Jacques
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Our Editorial: Independent oversight should quell fears

Our Editorial: Independent oversight should quell fearsSpecial counsels have a mixed history, but Robert Mueller is right choice to head Russian election tampering probe
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Editorial: Just say no to expanded drug war

Editorial: Just say no to expanded drug warSessions play to resume hard line law enforcement war on drugs won’t work, but will destroy lives
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Our editorial: Inadequacy marks school funding reports

Our editorial: Inadequacy marks school funding reportsMichigan is getting another adequacy study, but expect similar (unhelpful) calls for more education spending
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Editorial: GOP must get behind strong ethics rules

Editorial: GOP must get behind stronger ethics rules for state lawmakersEditorial: GOP legislative leaders must get out of the way of strong ethics reforms.
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Nolan Finley

Finley: Are we ready to pay for ‘free’ health care?

Finley: Are we ready to pay for ‘free’ health care?We can have European-style national health care, if we’re willing to pay European-style taxes, Finley writes
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Brownfield tax credits can help revive cities

Brownfield tax credits can help revive citiesLawmakers should follow up by passing bill to make Michigan more competitive for jobs
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Editorial: QLine key piece of Detroit revival

Editorial: Qline a key piece of Detroit’s revivalEditorial: QLine adds a key piece to the revival of downtown Detroit.
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Editorial: Smooth Joan Larsen’s rise to appeals court

Editorial: Smooth Joan Larsen’s rise to the 6th Circuit Court of AppealsSens. Stabenow and Peters should put Michigan 1st and support nomination of Joan Larsen to the Appeals Court
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Our Editorial: Pension reform is a vital task

Our Editorial: Pension reform is a vital taskTo protect benefits for future retirees, and spare taxpayers, lawmakers must move new employees to 401(k) plans
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Editorial: Budget tinkering does both harm and good

Editorial: Legislative budget tinkering does both harm and goodLawmakers foolishly kill the rainy day fund contribution, while wisely setting aside money for pension reform
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Editorial: Take time to get ACA fix right

Editorial: Take time to get ACA fix rightEditorial: Replacing Obamacare should be a deliberate, bipartisan process that results in affordable health insurance
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Our editorial: Put a lid on nanny state rules

Our editorial: Put a lid on nanny state rulesTrump administration is right to roll back burdensome calorie counting regulations from the Obama era
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Editorial: Trump tax outline hits the right targets

Editorial: Trump tax outline hits the right targets of simplicity, growth, fairnessEditorial: Details are still to come, but Trump tax outline hits the right targets of growth, fairness and simplicity.
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Our editorial: Lumber tariff a bad deal

Our editorial: Lumber tariff a bad dealTrump’s tough talk on trade with Michigan’s neighbor would hurt consumers
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Editorial: Keep working on corrections reform

Editorial: Keep working on corrections reformEditorial: House effort to expand on corrections reforms should be supported both to save lives and taxpayer money.
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Editorial: Keep tough vaccine waiver guidelines

Editorial: Keep Michigan’s tough vaccine waiver guidelinesEditorial: Lawmakers shouldn’t erase vaccine waiver rule that helps parents understand the risks of opting out.
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Finley: Left has no claim to science high ground
Finley: Liberals marched for scientific integrity, but are with science only when it fits their political agenda

Finley: Left has no claim to science high groundFinley: Liberals marched for scientific integrity, but are with science only when it fits their political agenda
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