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Our Editorial: Court should lift license injunction

Our Editorial: Court should lift license injunctionDenying Michigan the right to determine its own penalties for traffic violations is an intrusion into its sovereignty
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Know risks before getting vaccine waiver

Our Editorial: Know risks before getting vaccine waiverState health department rules have encouraged more informed decisions, while still giving parents choices about shots
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Our Editorial: Let’s practice civility this Christmas

Our Editorial: Let’s practice civility this ChristmasIn this season of peace, love and goodwill, let’s pause from the fighting and embrace civility and compassion
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Our Editorial: Road map for better Detroit schools

Our Editorial: Road map for better Detroit schoolsIf improving Detroit’s schools is the goal, then the information in this study should bring together everyone who has a stake in education
  • Editorial
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Our Editorial: Merry Christmas to taxpayers

Our Editorial: Merry Christmas to taxpayersDespite the left’s criticism, the GOP tax reductions will broadly benefit Americans
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Our editorial: MSU must commit to transparency

Our editorial: MSU must commit to transparencyThe president’s apology, offer of assistance to victims are good steps, but university owes gymnasts more answers
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Finley and Jacques on their conversation with Gov. Rick Snyder

Finley and Jacques on their conversation with Gov. Rick SnyderNolan Finley and Ingrid Jacques discuss their year-end conversation with Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder on the state's progress in 2017 and look ahead to 2018.
  • Opinion
  • 1 month ago
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Our editorial: State must dump onerous traffic fines

Our editorial: State must dump onerous traffic finesFailure to repeal driver responsibility fees and forgiving debt should top legislative priority list
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  • 1 month ago
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Our editorial: State must oversee Winfrey’s operation

Our editorial: State must oversee Winfrey’s operationDetroit city clerk has demonstrated she can’t do the job; state must intervene before the next election
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  • 1 month ago
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Our Editorial: Let’s move past prevailing wage

Our Editorial: Let’s move past prevailing wageOutdated law has been a drain on taxpayers, state budget for decades; lawmakers should repeal it
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  • 1 month ago
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Finley and Jacques on Alabama, Bannon, #MeToo and Michigan's prevailing wage law

Finley and Jacques on Alabama, Bannon, #MeToo and Michigan’s prevailing wage lawNolan Finley and Ingrid Jacques discuss Alabama and Steve Bannon, #MeToo and whether the movement is going too far, as well as warring petition drives in Michigan over prevailing wage.
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  • 1 month ago
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Our Editorial: Toss out part-time petitions

Our Editorial: Toss out part-time petitionsThis is a bad proposal that will weaken an already wobbly Michigan political structure
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  • 1 month ago
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Editorial: MSU owes victims apology, assistance

Editorial: MSU owes victims apology, assistanceThe victims of Dr. Larry Nassar should be acknowledged by the university, and offered help
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Editorial: Pension reform is a start

Editorial: Pension reform is a startLegislature’s attempt at addressing pension, retiree benefit shortfalls will add transparency but not much teeth
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Our Editorial: Copy best practices to improve schools

Our Editorial: Copy best practices to improve schoolsOther states, nations are getting education right; Michigan should learn from them
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Editorial: MSU must come clean in abuse case

Editorial: MSU must come clean in abuse caseUniversity has been too sparing with information that would help determine who knew what and when about Dr. Nassar
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Our editorial: Roll back net neutrality

Our editorial: Roll back net neutralityFCC chairman’s proposal to get rid of Obama-era regulations on internet the right move and will spur innovation
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: State must monitor Line 5 carefully

Our Editorial: State must monitor Line 5 carefullyEnbridge has lost credibility by withholding safety information related to the pipeline’s condition
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: CFPB should be brought into the fold

Our Editorial: CFPB should be brought into the foldThe agency should have more oversight, and that starts with letting the president fill the interim leadership void
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Welcome to the race, Brian Calley

Our Editorial: Welcome to the race, Brian CalleyLt. gov. makes long awaited entry into 2018 gubernatorial field, giving the GOP what should be a competitive primary
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Editorial: Let racist speak, but no one has to listen

Editorial: Let racist speak, urge UM students to ignoreUM should approve white nationalist’s speech and urge students to ignore it
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our editorial: What’s Macomb to do with clerk?

Our editorial: What’s Macomb to do with clerk?County official incapable of doing her job, and short-staffed office complicates matters; removing her poses challenges
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Giving thanks for free speech

Our Editorial: Giving thanks for free speechIt’s been a tough year for the First Amendment, but it endures to serve the cause of democracy
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Editorial: End secret settlements

Editorial: End secret settlementsCongress should open records of payouts by John Conyers and others to staffers who accused them of harassment
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Our Editorial: Just get it done, Congress

Our Editorial: Just get it done, CongressHouse-passed tax reform package now with the Senate, which should make it better and pass it
  • Editorial
  • 2 months ago
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Our Editorial: Wayne commits to getting justice right

Our Editorial: Wayne commits to getting justice rightNew unit in the prosecutor’s office should help restore confidence in handling of innocence claims
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  • 2 months ago
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Editorial: Examining the crisis in Michigan’s schools

Editorial: Examining the crisis in Michigan’s schoolsOngoing series turns to the challenge of educating poor children in hopes of furthering the reform conversation
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  • 2 months ago
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