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Jacques: Charter school grants safe for now, but future less certain
Opinion: Lawmakers can shift existing revenues to fix roads
"If roads are going to be a budget priority for even more funding, they need to be a priority weighed against other spending."
by James M. Hohman | 1 day ago
Opinion: On the road, or on the water
"It’s a tough job, but someone's got to do it"
by Paul W. Smith | 1 day ago
Opinion: Michigan still important for Trump 2020 campaign
"As important as Michigan was last time, our 16 electoral votes will be absolutely decisive this time around"
by Laura Cox | 1 day ago
Bankole: Benton Harbor tests morality of Whitmer’s regime
"The push to ensure that Benton Harbor’s only high school remain open is about the moral character of the current administration in Lansing"
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Opinion: Market offers climate change solutions
"Republicans need to be an active part of climate change legislation"
by Elise Stefanik | 2 days ago
Finley: Seeing my son as a father
Finley writes: "It’s a better world now. For fathers, anyway"
by Nolan Finley | 2 days ago
Editorial: In Benton Harbor, do what’s best for students
"It’s hard to justify keeping open a system that isn’t delivering results for children"
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Podcast: Howes on Marygrove College’s next act
Howes says the year-end closure of Marygrove College after 92 years in Detroit doesn’t mean the end of education on its Gothic campus.Daniel Howes
| 3 days ago
Opinion: Climate science poll made of opinions
"A close look at the study shows it’s not based on any science at all, but rather a poll of scientists’ opinion"
by Anthony Watts | 4 days ago
Opinion: Politicians confuse teachers’ worth
"Raise those teachers’ wages proportionally, and nationwide, the cost of teachers would jump almost 60 percent — overnight"
by Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan | 4 days ago
Opinion: Summer is season for entrepreneurship
"I’m constantly amazed by the enthusiasm the Youth Entrepreneurs course generates with my students"
by Renate Matthews | 4 days ago
Society Confidential: It’s ‘Almost Friday’ for Sonye Rasool
Also: Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre celebrates dads
by Jodi Noding | 4 days ago
Opinion: O.J. case helped bring spousal abuse out of shadows
"With funding from the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, policy-makers began seeking new ways to address domestic violence."
by Maryclaire Dale | 5 days ago
Editorial: Remove Big Tech’s boot from neck of local news
"The news is being produced primarily by local journalists, while Google and Facebook are reaping most of the financial benefit."
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Finley: Seeing my son as a father Nolan Finley
Finley: Just stay in the middle, Joe Biden
"A union Democrat, Biden’s never been a detached-from-reality liberal eager to destroy jobs and lifestyles in the name of the greater good."
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
Opinion: Michigan corporate welfare fosters corruption
"MEDC has served as a vehicle for endless corporate welfare, benefitting corporations and politicians at the expense of taxpayers. "
by Michael Rieger | 5 days ago
Opinion: Free speech protects lobbyists, too
"Politicians rely on groups whose views comport with their own agendas. Banning speech won't change that reality."
by David Harsanyi | 5 days ago
Letter: Ethanol production benefits us all
"E15 is approved by the EPA for all cars built since 2001, which means it offers a more affordable fuel option for nine out of 10 motorists."
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Opinion: Mexico tariff threat mobilized Trump’s critics more than his allies
"Trump’s effort to tie immigration and trade in ways never before contemplated mobilized his opponents more than his allies."
by David Shribman | 5 days ago
Editorial: Slash Detroit parking fines across the board
City Council might make a big step in reforming the city's parking violation fine payment process. But could they be making a mistake?
by The Detroit News | 6 days ago
Opinion: All Detroit children could read
"Once we demonstrate success with high school students in Detroit, a literate Detroit becomes a beacon of light for our nation."
by Pamela Good | 6 days ago
Opinion: Strive for a better trade deal
"NAFTA can't be tinkered with around the edges—it needs to be ripped out by the roots and replaced with something dramatically different."
by Richard Trumka and Ron Bieber | 6 days ago
Opinion: Middle East partners need rule of law
"Dubai and Abu Dhabi are known for their extravagance and not their commitment to transparency or an independent judiciary rooted in the rule of law."
Finley: Join Shirkey’s drive to end term limits
Term limits have ruined Michigan. Everyone complains about them. Nearly everyone agrees they've produced an inferior class of political leaders.
Society: Garden Party guests enjoy the fine life at Meadow Brook
Proceeds provide professional trade scholarships to underprivileged young adults
Bankole: Can John James convince Detroiters to back him?
The GOP Senate candidate has a long away to go in swaying Detroiters to rally around him in a presidential election year.
Opinion: Keep an eye on AG’s outside hires
Michigan must specify that the attorney general should hire outside counsel only when it is in the taxpayers’ best interest and visible to everyone.
Opinion: Michigan autoworkers need USMCA
U.S. automakers have worked to rebuild their glory days by selling American-made cars and trucks around the world.
Finley: GOP may be wasting James in 2020 bid
The risk for John James is that losing two Senate races in two years will label him a loser and could destroy what should be a bright political future.
Podcast: Howes on FCA’s failed merger with Renault
Howes says parochial French politicking effectively killed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s proposed merger with Renault SA of France.Daniel Howes
Opinion: Following D-Day, don’t forget Saipan invasion
The two most important battles of World War II were fought within nine days of each other 75 years ago
Jacques: It’s job of lawmakers to amend civil rights law
Democratic lawmakers launched an effort to expand the state’s 1976 Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation and gender identity
Opinion: Mexico tariff threat neutralizes NAFTA
"Tariffs on Mexico will have immediate costs to American businesses, as well as short- and long-term costs to American workers and their families"
Opinion: New social studies standards bungle history
"The standards should undergo a vetting process by national content experts, uninvolved in the drafting process, to ensure accuracy"
Opinion: Workers often lose in UAW strikes
"Remaining UAW members should ask themselves if this is the type of track track record worth staking their livelihood on"
Opinion: The D-Day that made America
"D-Day is a perfect opportunity to rise above that and take stock of our deeper selves—as a people."